Position Description:
Our Logistics Coordinators are crucial members of our team who manage the equipment, food, and transportation for our backpacking & rock-climbing expeditions in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Logistics Coordinator works closely with others on the Logistics team and reports to the Associate Logistics Manager.

If you love long drives, cooking for groups of people, staying organized, and spending time outside, we’d love to see your application! We are committed to reflecting the diverse communities with whom we work and strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ identifying folks, and women to apply

Compensation & Schedule:
This is a seasonal, exempt position with a starting wage of $128/day. Our in-house staff training is also paid at this rate.

Training begins on May 6th. Our season runs through late August with the potential to extend work in September. Most Logistics Coordinators can expect to work 50-70 days per season, May through September.

Room and board provided
Pro deals (the opportunity to purchase outdoor gear at discounted rates),
Eligible to enroll in 401k after 1 year from your start date
Professional development funds
Access to our free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and family
56 hours (7 days) of paid sick time upon hire or at the beginning of each calendar year

This position is located at our High Sierra program base in Midpines, California, in the Sierra Nevada foothills 30 miles east of Yosemite National Park. High summer temperatures can reach 80-100+ degrees Fahrenheit. The basecamp has a main building with an office, program gear sheds, a commercial kitchen, and weather port living quarters (durable fabric structures).

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Cooks and Food Service, Instruction and Guiding, Support Staff, Teaching/Education


First Aid/CPR
Can drive 8+ hrs/day
CA Food Handler

About Outward Bound California

Outward Bound California (OBCA) is a non-profit that uses challenging experiences in outdoor settings to create social-emotional learning opportunities for our students. We are a part of the Outward Bound USA network of outdoor education programs, with a 50-year history in the US, serving over 40,000 students annually.

We offer a wide range of programs, from 1-day experiences on our San Francisco Challenge Course to multi-day rock climbing and backpacking courses in the High Sierra and Joshua Tree. We work with students aged 12+ (including adults & veterans). OBCA is committed to increasing access for those who have traditionally been excluded from outdoor spaces. We do this, in part, through our 40+ community partnerships and by offering partial or full scholarships to over 2/3 of our students.

Application Instructions

Learn more and apply on our website: https://www.outwardboundcalifornia.org/connect/careers/field-positions/high-sierra-logistics-coordinator/