Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Blacksmith Spring 2020

    Job Locations US-AZ-GRAND CANYON
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(2/18/2020 4:50 PM)
  • Overview


    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 Blacksmith assists with Blacksmith operations at Xanterra South Rim.


    • Assist the Blacksmith I with tasks related to shoeing the mules.  Build winter shoes for the mules to specifications as requested by the Blacksmith I.
    • Assist the Blacksmith I with providing a safe environment for shoeing the mules that need to go in the shoeing stocks.
    • Shoe mules when requested, under the guidance of the livery Blacksmith I or livery management.
    • Assist with maintaining the blacksmith shop in a clean, safe, and orderly fashion.
    • Adhere to all safety and risk management policies and procedures.
    • Wear all personal protective equipment required for the position.
    • Assist with maintaining the appropriate supply levels for blacksmith shop.
    • Overnight stays at Phantom Ranch may be required from time to time. Based on the mixed-gender nature of the Trail crews and limited employee housing at the bottom of the Canyon, employees may be required to share room accommodations with team members of the opposite sex. Employees will have access to gender-specific shower and restroom facilities, but will be expected to sleep in a co-ed bunk house.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • One year minimum experience shoeing stock (manually).
    • Must have own tools.

    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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