The Operations Assistant: Equipment & Warehouse works closely with our operations team to help organize and clean gear that comes back from Wilderness Inquiry’s adventures. This position also supports the operations team in other functions as needed. Seasonal/hourly position up to 40 hours/week, approximately May through September. Must be available Sunday afternoon/evening, Monday and Tuesday. Additional scheduling may occur as needed. Role is integral to summer programming success, therefore time off requests need to be approved by the operations manager. Personal vacation or time off known ahead of hiring is appreciated. Wage commensurate with experience starting at $14/hour.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Support Staff


- Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, in both an indoor and outdoor setting
- Assist with trips packing out/in through inventorying, cleaning, organizing and repairing equipment
- Support program needs such as education kit inventory, assembly, shipping, etc.
- Reports status and concerns to supervisor

Required Skills:

- While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; visually discern/read words and numbers; and use a hand/hands to operate or touch objects or controls.
- The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.
- On a regular occasion the employee may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.
- Must be able to lift and carry heavy loads up to 25lbs for distances of up to 1,000 feet.

Preferred Skills:

The ideal candidate would possess an interest in outdoor recreation and be familiar with activities and equipment related to hiking, paddling and overnight camping. Strong candidates will have a positive attitude, be self motivated, and are detail oriented.

About Wilderness Inquiry

Wilderness Inquiry’s mission is to connect people from all walks of life to the natural world through shared outdoor adventures. Through the medium of outdoor adventure travel, we inspire personal growth, enhanced awareness of the environment and community integration. Wilderness Inquiry is all about access, inclusion, and opportunity. We believe exploration of the natural world is a birthright we all share, and we act on that belief. We operate in a manner that facilitates full participation by everyone, including people of all ages, background, and abilities.

Application Instructions

Please submit all applications through the Wilderness Inquiry Website: https://www.wildernessinquiry.org/job/equipment-warehouse/