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General Employment Information

Benefits

  • Salaries beginning at $1,190 per month and up depending on tenure, qualifications, and position responsibility
  • Tent or roofed housing provided (depending on position/qualifications)
    • Tents – 10ft x 12ft platform canvas tent with cot and metal locker (provide your own lock)
    • Roofed Housing – Dorm or Duplex layout with bunk beds (provide your own bedding); shared with 2-3 other staff members 
  • Three meals a day in the dining hall, backcountry, or on the trail
    • Alternatives for special dietary restrictions available (can accommodate vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free)
  • Coin-operated laundry machines available at CHQ and PTC
  • Religious services available daily for Catholic, Jewish, Protestant, and Latter-Day Saints faiths 
  • Variety of training opportunities depending on position with opportunities for continued training and development
    • Wilderness First Responder Course available prior to start of summer season with limited spots available (inquire with Seasonal Personnel for more information/registration)
    • Leave No Trace Master Educator Course available prior to start of summer season with limited spots available
    • National Rifle Association Certifications provided for certain positions requiring the handling of firearms
  • Access to the Philmont backcountry on time off (if BMI requirements are met) 
  • BSA Match Savings 403(b) Retirement Account (with employer matching for those 21+)
  • Access to Philmont Infirmary and BSA High Adventure Base Accident & Sickness Insurance Plan

Value of Summer Work Experience