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Application for Employment

Do you like working with people and living in the outdoors? Do you own a hard sided trailer? Perhaps you're a workamper? We'd love to have you as part of our team.

 

We have camp hosting opportunities throughout the North Western United States. We manage campgrounds in beautiful forested mountains, many of which are near lakes or rivers. Each spot is unique and carries with it various opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating, or scenic drives.

 

Below the application button is our current openings. After applying we'll contact you to see where you'd like to be and discuss the next steps. We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to the Scenic Canyons Family.

 

Scenic Canyons is an equal opportunity employer. The information gathered on the application page is for employment opportunities only. We accept singles, couples, & families. We will not share or sell your information.

To be a Campground Manager, you must be able to:

  • Have own travel trailer, rv, motorhome, or class b van for living quarters 

  • Live on site in the designated host site in their management area. 

  • Provide information and assistance to guests to insure a quality recreational experience.

  • See that all fees are collected for facility use.

  • Administer reservations daily.

  • Clean restrooms daily and make an additional walk through inspections to insure restrooms are clean and supplied.

  • Police camp sites for litter and wash tables after visitors leaves

  • Do light maintenance duties, such as paint tables, replace light bulbs, empty trash containers, etc.

  • Sell firewood and other approved items

  • Do an interpretive program 3 or more times a season

  • Monitor and encourage compliance with rules and regulations

  • First Aid & CPR Training is encouraged.

  • Training will be provided. Must attend a training session prior to starting the job.

  • Most tools and supplies needed will be furnished.

Available Positions

Any hours associated with these positions are either split between a couple if a couple is hired or all for one person if a single person is hired. If any of these positions interest you, please get in touch so we can tell you more about them. 

 

If you know anyone else looking for a position, please pass this information along.

 

Idaho (Coeur d'Alene Area):

Bumblebee Campground (reside here) & Honeysuckle CG (drive to here) Bumblebee Campground is located at the confluence of Bumblebee Creek and the North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River.  It is 38 miles from the city of Coeur d’Alene, ID.  Bumblebee consists of two loops in a forested setting.  The east loop has 12 campsites and the host site.  The west loop may be used as 11 single sites. Recently has been logged and we are determining what we will do for the 2024 season. Honeysuckle is currently 7 sites that are fcfs. May become a group site for 2024.
Elevation: 2200
Hookups: Sewer & Water by handpump
Pay: 7.25
Max hours per week: 40
Nearest Town: Prichard, ID
Start date: 5/14
End date: 9/27
Mileage Reimbursement: 175 miles per week & 12.50 propane or fuel every two weeks on pay day
Phone: Spot X Device
Single or Couple preferred: Either
Golf Cart Provided? Yes
https://www.sceniccanyons.com/bumblebee

Devil's Elbow & Big Hank:

Devils Elbow Host:    Devils’ Elbow Campground is located adjacent to the North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River, with river access trails from the campground. It is located approximately 69 miles northeast of the city of Coeur d’Alene, ID.  Devil’s Elbow is in a wooded setting and consists of 20 individual campsites and a group site for up to 50 people and a maximum of 14 vehicles.  The elevation is 2,600 feet.

Big Hank campground is located next to the North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River, with river access trails from the campground. It is located approximately 73 miles northeast of the city of Coeur d’Alene, ID.  Big Hank consists of 30 single campsites.
Elevation: 2600
Hookups: Water & Sewer
Pay: 7.25 per hour
Max hours per week: 56
Nearest Town: Prichard, ID
Start date: As soon as possible
End date: 9/27
Mileage Reimbursement: .55 per mile for 156 miles per week
Phone: Spot X Device
Single or Couple preferred: Couple
Golf Cart Provided? Yes
https://www.sceniccanyons.com/devils-elbow

https://www.sceniccanyons.com/big-hank

For the two Sam Owen positions below, it could be that they are filled by a single person for each, a couple for each, or a couple who wants to do both.

Sam Owen Roving Host: Sam Owen Campground is located on a peninsula on the eastern shore of Pend Oreille Lake.  It has 82 sites with a mix of cedar, pines, & meadow.  There is a day use area with 18 picnic sites, paved parking lot, and a large beach and swimming area.  Part of the beach is pet friendly.  A group picnic area can accommodate up to 50 people.  A pavilion is also available for up to 50 people, and has electricity available.  A boat launch is located between the campground and day use area.  Near the day use area is an interpretive station with maps and historical information.

Elevation:2000

Hookups: Full

Pay:7.25

Max hours per week:32

Nearest Town: Sandpoint, ID

Start date: Now

End date:9/12

Mileage Reimbursement: N/A

Phone: Cell is spotty or Land line at site 44

Single or Couple preferred: Either

Golf Cart Provided? Yes

https://www.sceniccanyons.com/sam-owen

Sam Owen Hosts: Sam Owen Hosts: Sam Owen Campground is located on a peninsula on the eastern shore of Pend Oreille Lake.  It has 82 sites with a mix of cedar, pines, & meadow.  There is a day use area with 18 picnic sites, paved parking lot, and a large beach and swimming area.  Part of the beach is pet friendly.  A group picnic area can accommodate up to 50 people. A pavilion is also available for up to 50 people, and has electricity available. A boat launch is located between the campground and day use area.  Near the day use area is an interpretive station with maps and historical information.

Elevation:2000

Hookups: Full

Pay:7.25

Max hours per week: 32

Nearest Town: Sandpoint, ID

Start date: Now

End date: 9/12

Mileage Reimbursement: N/A

Phone: Cell is spotty or Land line at site 44

Single or Couple preferred: Either

Golf Cart Provided? Yes

https://www.sceniccanyons.com/sam-owen

Mokins Bay Campground: Mokins Bay Campground is located 22 miles northeast of Coeur d’Alene, ID.  It is located near the eastern shore of Hayden Lake, though the campground is in a forested setting and the lake is a 10 minute walk away.   It has 16 sites.  A horseshoe pit is available.

Elevation:2300

Hookups: Full

Pay:7.25

Max hours per week:23

Nearest Town: Hayden, ID

Start date: Now

Enddate:9/20

Mileage Reimbursement (per week):52 miles

Phone: Landline

Single or Couple preferred: Either

Golf Cart Provided? Yes

Washington (Colville Area)

Currently full. To be on the waitlist for 2024 (heaven forbid something happens to a host) or for 2025 please apply.

We hire hosts for the following campgrounds:

East Sullivan, West Sullivan, Noisy Creek, Edgewater, Lake Gillette, Gillette, Panhandle, South Skookum, & Pioneer campgrounds.

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