We are hiring an Assistant Program Manager for our Idaho branch to work alongside our Greater Yellowstone Program Manager for this upcoming 2022 season.

This job is based out of Felt, ID and is full-time with an average of 40 hours a week from June- September. Hours can vary weekly based on the number of trips that are in the field and the program’s needs. A willingness to maintain a flexible schedule and work weekends and/or holidays is necessary.

This position, during the period of June- September, includes housing at the company-owned Idaho property. This includes a private bedroom, private bathroom and a shared kitchen with the Program Manager.


The goal of the Assistant Program Manager (APM) is to provide managerial and operational redundancy to the program, under the direction of the Program Manager (PM). On a day-to-day basis the APM handles many of the behind-the-scenes details to allow the PM to maintain a big picture focus. The APM is trained, and has managerial authority, to provide operational continuation of business in the PM’s planned or unplanned absence.

Key Primary Responsibilities:

Attend regular meetings with Program Manager to stay on the same page and monitor goals;
Take bottom-line responsibility for smooth functioning of the operations in the PM’s absence;
Act in coordination with the PM to supervise all in-town and field staff;
Assist with new-hire trainings as directed;
Set up guide briefing and paperwork packets;
Track important items issued to field staff in company’s CRM system, Salesforce;
Assist in collection, approval and organization of expense forms and trip receipts;
Review and approve payroll;
Submit Overhead Expense Reports with Payroll Bi-Weekly;
Maintain stock lists and order as necessary to ensure food pantry, first aid, warehouse and office supplies;
Restock/recharge first aid kits and communication device kits;
Ensure gear repair occurs in a timely and efficient manner;
Contribute to Annual Staff evaluations;
Arrange and facilitate vehicle maintenance and repairs as needed.

Compensation and Benefits:
• Base Pay Rate: $20/hr
• Paid Sick Leave
•Annual Company performance-based bonus
• 401(k) and/or Roth 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans with vested employer contributions
• Company Established Pro Deals and Discounts
• During the full-time season, eligible for phone use reimbursement

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Full Time


Strong supervisory, facilitation, organization, written, and verbal communication skills;
Experience with, or willingness to learn, llama pack stock care;
Proficiency with Google Drive apps, Microsoft Office and previous experience with a CRM system;

Required Skills:

This position requires ability to frequently lift, push and pull weights up to fifty (50) lbs, as well as frequent bending, stooping, and squatting over the course of a full work shift. Duties require fine manual dexterity to perform basic tasks;
Physical capability to meet company and DOT driving requirements and maintain current Wilderness First Responder and CPR;
Must pass a background check;
Must provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination or qualify for a religious or medical exemption

About The Wildland Trekking Company

Wildland Trekking takes adults and families hiking into the world’s most beautiful and wild landscapes, and making sure every detail is carefully orchestrated to make our guest’s experience unforgettable. Guides bring our destinations to life through dialed-in logistics, wonderful meals, fascinating interpretation. Our backcountry and basecamp trips include off the beaten path itineraries, top-of-the-line gear and fantastic backcountry cooking; our inn-based tours feature hand-picked inns, hotels and lodges that put you right in the action; and our stock and porter supported trips offer a rare opportunity to explore the backcountry with light day packs.

Application Instructions

Application Instructions: Please send your Letter of Interest and Resume to [email protected] Position open until filled. Start date of June 1st, 2023.