Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Mule Packer (Spring 2020)

    Job Locations US-AZ-GRAND CANYON
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(2/5/2020 1:12 PM)
  • Overview

    $15.15/hour. April 2020.

    Passionate about hospitality, people, and beautiful places? Grand Canyon National Park Lodges provides all three! Live. Work. Explore. Grand Canyon National Park is a place of remarkable beauty, peace and scenic grandeur. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, you will discover the secrets of the inner canyon, the slick rock plateaus and the heavily forested rim country. As our employee, you receive extremely affordable employee housing, discounted meals, employee discounts to explore other Xanterra properties and a generous benefits program for full time employees.


    Our Mule Packers provide safe and efficient packing of mules and supplies.



    • Prepare packs for delivery from the Rim to Phantom Ranch and back.
    • Properly dispose of waste/recycled items from Phantom Ranch.
    • Pack duffels for hikers, boat parties, etc.
    • Note special delivery items for the Ranch such as maintenance supplies.
    • Assist Phantom Ranch personnel as needed with unloading/loading of packs.
    • Feed and water mules at the Yaki barn, and maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the Yaki barn and corral.
    • Advise the Packer Supervisor or Livery Manager of condition of the pack string.
    • Repair packing gear as necessary and report defective equipment to the Packer Supervisor.
    • Adhere to all safety and risk management policies while performing tasks.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Three years of experience handling horses or mules, and proven equestrian skills.
    • Must have own saddle and tack.
    • Ability to learn two-way radio communication equipment.
    • Ability to work non-traditional work hours.
    • Ability to safely lift 100 pounds on a regular basis.

    Low-cost in-park housing provided.  Discounted meals; Medical/Dental/Vision health plans available; 401K; Drug-free workplace.  Employment history verified.  Background checks/Drug test required. Xanterra is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities/Woman/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.


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