Highland Center Overnight Desk
Appalachian Mountain Club

Enjoy summer hiking with 4 major trailheads out your backdoor!

Nestled in a notch between two mountain ranges with hiking trails galore!


Highland Center Overnight Desk

Appalachian Mountain Club
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
$15.00 / hour
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) seeks an Overnight Front Desk Attendant for the Highland Center Lodge in Crawford Notch.  The Overnight Front Desk Attendant is responsible for emergency management during shifts, addressing guest needs, late check ins and completing various administrative tasks throughout their shift.  A successful Overnight Front Desk Attendant has strong customer service skills, can work independently and is reliable.  Shifts generally start at 10pm and run to 6am.  This can be a full time or part time position.

The Highland Center in Crawford Notch is a 34 room lodge located in the heart of the White Mountains.  The lodge provides overnight accommodations for up to 122 people with a full service kitchen supplying meals in a family style or buffet setting.  Highland serves a wide variety of guests but focuses on folks interested in the outdoors with multiple hiking trailheads leaving from the property, groomed ski trails leaving from the main entrance and a long history of nature based painting in the notch. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Safely respond to alarm, medical, weather, illegal activity, or other emergencies while providing security for our guests, visitors, and employees.  
  • Welcome, check-in, and assist late-arriving overnight guests.      
  • Generate reports and check-in information for the coming day.  
  • Perform daily weather observation.
  • Perform custodial duties. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.  


  • Proven ability to successfully accomplish multiple tasks without direct supervision, required. 
  • Aptitude for making quick, yet well-thought-out, decisions regarding customer service standards, internal procedures and potential emergencies, required. 
  • Must have reliable transportation unless living onsite 
  • Physical Abilities required: ability to stand for up to 8 hours, bend at waist, carry up to 30 pounds, lift up to 20 pounds from floor level to waist level. 
  • Prior customer service experience, preferred. 
  • Familiarity with the White Mountain National Forest, preferred.  
  • Enthusiasm for AMC programs and mission, preferred.  
  • CPR certification, desirable. 

Employee Benefits 

  • Room and Board may be available onsite at the Highland Center Lodge in Bretton Woods NH.  Note: must be 18 years old at time of hire to live onsite. 
  • Use of AMC lodges and backcountry facilities, free and discounted rates.  Facilities include Pinkham Notch in Gorham NH, Highland Center in Bretton Woods NH, Cardigan Lodge in Alexandria NH, eight huts throughout the White Mountains, Maine camps (Little Lyford Lodge and Cabins and Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins near Moosehead Lake) and Mohican Outdoor Center in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation area.  
  • 30% employee discount on merchandise sold at our facilities.   
  • Free AMC membership for a year. 

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