Employer: Turner Enterprises Management, LLC
Supervisory Position: No
Job Title: Trails and Wildlife Coordinator
Job Class: Activities Guide Non-Exempt
Uses Time & Attendance: Yes
Location: Raton, New Mexico
Division: Ted Turner Reserves
Home Department: 714 - Activities
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Type: Hourly
Position Type: Full Time Term / Benefits Eligible
Housing Provided: Yes
TED TURNER RESERVES SUMMARY
Ted Turner Reserves’ (TTR) experiences and journeys are individually crafted and tailored to their specific North American locales: Turner’s Ladder, Armendaris and Vermejo and Sierra Grande Retreat in New Mexico. These unique adventures are intended to deliver insightful and exhilarating experiences across 1.1 million acres of private ranchlands, while also providing extraordinary guest service. Ted Turner Reserves is committed to making a difference by inspiring individual action to preserve the integrity of our earth and the creatures that inhabit it.
Vermejo, a Ted Turner Reserve, located in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, spans over 550,000 acres, making it the largest Ted Turner Reserves vacation property. With its unique location in the southern Rocky Mountains, Vermejo is home to abundant wildlife populations such as elk, deer, pronghorn antelope, bison, black bears, mountain lions, and more. Through extraordinary guest service and our expert adventure guides, Vermejo provides guests of all ages unparalleled opportunities for outdoor exploration with activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing and wildlife viewing for a truly unforgettable getaway.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Trails and Wildlife Coordinator oversees the infrastructure and equipment for Vermejo’s wildlife activities offerings and hiking opportunities. The employee manages the wildlife and conservation focused tours, and hiking opportunities at Headquarters and throughout the property. Additionally, this position works closely with the Education Manager to ensure that fellow Guides are properly trained in wildlife offerings, hiking opportunities, and ensures safety protocols are established and followed.
As a Trails and Wildlife Coordinator, the job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.
COMPETENCIES AND CHARACTERISTICS
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Position requires applicant to live on Vermejo headquarters approximately 40 miles from the closest town. Vermejo’s location is approximately 4.5 hours’ drive south of Denver or 4.5 hours’ drive north of Albuquerque.
Vermejo offers single- and double-bedroom dorm room style company housing (subject to availability) and 3 meals per day served in the Employee Dining Room.
Employee may be subject to sharing a room with one other employee depending on the availability of a single dorm room.
The nearest town, Raton, NM, is located approximately 1 hour from Vermejo headquarters, and employees will need to provide or arrange for their own transportation to and from Raton for personal supplies.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
3+ years’ experience in guiding is highly preferred. Experience working in a luxury hotel/resort setting is highly preferred. Education and background in Biology is required. Experience in shooting sports, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife tours, and hunting is highly desirable. Experience working in a wilderness setting is highly desirable. Certifications in wilderness medicine is a plus.
The employee must have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. The employee must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
If position requires the operation of a vehicle, the employee must possess a valid Driver’s License or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment. The employee’s driving record must meet the standards and requirements of the Company and the Company's insurance carrier.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions; work near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat.
*In accordance with applicable law, the Company will reasonably accommodate any disabled individual who requests an accommodation that will allow him/her to perform the essential job duties or functions of his/her position. Accommodation inquires must be made to the Company’s Human Resources Department for consideration.”
Turner Enterprises Management, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Smoke Free/Drug-Free Workplace.
For more information, and to apply online, visit www.tedturner.com.