Employment at Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park Jobs
Grand Canyon National Park is the largest employer in the Grand Canyon. Since these are all federal jobs they typically have the highest pay, and the best benefits as well. All federal jobs are listed on USA Jobs so learning this search engine for Federal Employment is the best way to find a job with the NPS.
Grand Canyon Lodge Jobs
Xanterra Parks and Resorts
The second largest employer in Grand Canyon National Park is Xanterra Parks and Resorts. Xanterra runs most South Rim Lodging, Phantom Ranch, several stores, the Mule Rides, Train, Bus Tours and several other venues within the Park.
Delaware North operates the Yavapai Lodge, Canyon Market Place and several gift shops within the Park, as well as a few stores in Tusayan.
Forever Resorts is the concessionaire for the North Rim lodge and nearly all the stores, restaurants and services in North Rim Village.
Grand Canyon Non-Profit Employment
Grand Canyon Field Institute
GCFI is a non-profit that provides educational tours within Grand Canyon National Park and works directly with the National Park Service. The majority of their jobs are working as specialized field guides within the park.
The Peregrine Fund is a non-profit that played a major role in the reintroduction the nearly extinct California Condor. They have several paid and volunteer positions working with the Condor and other Raptors with the Grand Canyon National Park.
Grand Canyon Trust
A non-profit based in Flagstaff, AZ the GC Trust have several paid in volunteer position both in and out of the field in the Grand Canyon Area.
Coconino Rural Environmental Corp
CREC helps create jobs throughout Arizona for young Americans. These are typically outdoor based jobs focusing on Trial Maintenance and other improvements to Outdoor Recreation Areas.
Student Conservation Association
The SCA provides volunteer and internship positions in US National Park and other Public Lands. While most of these positions only provide housing and a small stipend, some match the seasonal employees performing similar duties.
From hiking and whitewater rafting, to helicopter flights and leisurely driving tour, the Canyon offers a Grand array or tours, and therefore a lot of jobs in the local tour industry. Take a look at the tours and tour providers on the Grand Canyon Guru for a list of local Grand Canyon Guides that may have job opportunities.