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Lodge Crew - Summer/Fall - Medawisla (Maine)

Job Details

Medawisla - Greenville, ME
$13.80 - $13.80 Hourly


SEASON DATES: JUNE 12, 2023 - OCTOBER 27, 2023


Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club is the oldest conservation, education and recreation organization in the United States. The AMC promotes the protection, enjoyment, and wise use of the mountains, rivers and trails of the Appalachian region. The AMC encourages the involvement of all people in its mission and activities, through its membership, programs, policies, and procedures.

Beyond Maine’s bustling seaports and crowded resort towns lies an untarnished wilderness full of mountain landscapes. Nestled here, in the 100 Mile Wilderness, sit three off the grid Wilderness Lodges owned and operated by the Appalachian Mountain Club. Provide the full-service lodging experience to guests vacationing at one location or adventuring from lodge to lodge. If this sounds like a destination that you would like to explore and you're interested in a dynamic hospitality position, consider joining our team as a member of the Lodge Crew!


What you’ll be doing:

  • Assist guests and visitors in a positive manner.
  • Respond to any problems or special requests with a professional demeanor.
  • Interact with guests regarding local information, lodge amenities, organizational efforts and programs.
  • Assist with the set-up, delivery, and clean-up of meal service including making daily trail lunches
  • Clean and sanitize all food service and dining areas on a daily basis.
  • Participate in the daily cleaning and upkeep of guest rooms, common areas and bathrooms.
  • Participate in deep cleaning of the lodge and other areas on a weekly/monthly basis or as instructed.
  • Assist with groundwork, including but not limited to snow removal, firewood stacking, and solar array clearing
  • Implement energy conservation and environmentally sound practices daily
  • Other duties as assigned. This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.


What we’re looking for:

  • 18 years and older
  • Enthusiasm for living communally
  • Past experience in camp operations, hospitality and/or work in the outdoors is preferred.
  • Exceptional public service skills and a commitment to the mission of the Appalachian Mountain Club.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Prior food service experience is preferred but not necessary.
  • Success in performing a wide range assigned tasks.
  • Must be a team player, detail oriented, well organized, highly flexible, adaptable, and resourceful.
  • Physical abilities needed: Ability to operate standard office computers and machines, plus maintenance equipment. Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds at the Lodge and in the backcountry. Ability to travel safely in the backcountry in all weather conditions.

Compensation and benefits:

  • Salary Range: $13.80 / hour
  • FREE room & board on-site at your assigned Wilderness Lodge
  • Free use of AMC Destinations: 4 nights per year
  • Free annual AMC membership
  • Health Plan + Optional Vision + Dental Insurance (eligible if you are working 30+ hours per week for 6+ months)
  • Matching 403(b): 4% with vesting schedule
  • Paid Sick Time: eligible to accrue up to 10 days


To Apply:

Please include a resume and cover letter. No phone calls please.

AMC welcomes all qualified candidates to apply and we invite the full participation of all individuals currently underrepresented in the outdoor community. This includes, but is not limited to, individuals from racially and/or ethnically diverse communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from LGBTQ+ communities, and individuals who experience intersectionality with one or more of these identities.

The Appalachian Mountain Club has zero tolerance for child abuse or placing children in danger. The AMC requires all employees who work in a program or facility which serves children, disabled persons, or the elderly to have a criminal background record check performed on their name annually with employment contingent upon satisfactory results.