Administrative and Programming Support:
• Communicate directly with GCFI participants and instructors via email or phone
• Work with the Senior Program Coordinator to develop planning around Field Institute day programming and onsite events
• Computer entry into Raisers Edge of pertinent enrollment information
• Deposit checks/cash and credit card payments
• Quarterly reporting of enrollment specific to day tours and onsite events
• Monitor main GCFI e-mail account
• Provide logistics, scheduling, and communications for onsite events to participants and staff
• This position will be on-call as a shared responsibility between the GCFI team during multi-day trips and/or day trips below the rim to ensure proper communication to staff, authorities, and family members in case of emergencies.

• Restock, monitor, and file day tour paperwork (AOR forms), water bottles, trekking poles, and other equipment as needed
• Weekly vehicle inspections
• Check sat phones and spot devices monthly
• Book instructor housing and vans for day programming
• Book Community Building for day or multi-day programming needs
• Prepare final Events logistics, including, but not limited to booking meeting and lodging space and ensuring program materials and signage are in place.
• Assist Program Coordinator and Senior Program Coordinator with medical synopsis, first aid kit, Satellite Phone, and other rim based logistical needs
• Assist with inventory tracking and ordering of GCFI logo wear, first aid supplies, and hiking equipment
• Assist Program Coordinator with multi-day programming needs
• Other duties as assigned

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills


The primary responsibilities of the Logistics and Day Tour Specialist will be the onsite support for the Grand Canyon Conservancy Field Institute(GCFI) day tours and events at the South Rim. Duties include executing operational logistics, articulating program offerings to potential participants on the phone and via email, meet and greet duties for South Rim classes, and serving as the primary tour guide for GCFI day tours and rim walks at various locations. Logistical support for programs.

Required Skills:

• Certification in Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and/or Wilderness First Aid experience
• Willingness to continually gain knowledge and be able to communicate this knowledge to participants
• 1 to 2 years of experience in Data Entry
• Valid AZ Driver’s License
• Experienced hiker in good physical condition with no limitations to would prevent hiking in remote areas of the Grand Canyon
• Experience and knowledge of hiking on corridor and threshold trails at Grand Canyon

Preferred Skills:

• Ability to effectively interact with others; displays effective listening skills, generates trust, maintains a positive attitude and sense of humor, establishes rapport, sensitive to diverse viewpoints and communication styles
• Ability to keep calm if an emergency arises
• Ability promote a positive and productive workplace environment
• General proficiency with Microsoft 365 Office and Microsoft Outlook applications; ability to learn other applicati

About Grand Canyon Conservancy

Grand Canyon Conservancy (GCC) is the official nonprofit partner of Grand Canyon National Park. As the official philanthropic and collaborative partner of Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon Conservancy’s mission is to inspire generations of park champions to cherish and support the natural and cultural wonder of Grand Canyon. GCC raises private funds, operates retail shops within the park, and provides premier educational programs about the natural and cultural history of the region.

Application Instructions

Please visit our website to apply: https://www.grandcanyon.org/about-us/employment/