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  • Helping Hands

    Mt Rushmore
    $12.55 - $13.20 / hour

    Spend the spring working at Mt. Rushmore part-time as part of our Helping Hands program. This opportunity is available starting in April. Spring is a beautiful time of year to discover nature in the Black Hills with cooler temps that typically average in the low 60’s and nights in the 30’s. 


    The Details:

    • End of Summer dates: April  – May 10, 2023
    • Schedule: Part-time – ~24 - 32 hours per week, 6-8 hours per day

    What We Provide

    • Housing provided including Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth) and all utilities 
    • Lunch and dinner provided in an employee dining room at a reduced rate
    • On-site laundry facility (.25 per load)
    • Xanterra Parks locations
    • 15% off Verizon Phone Service/Products
    • 20-30% off Food and Beverage products and 30-40% off Retail items at all Xanterra Parks locations


    Your job will be whatever is needed for the day. Training will occur for each position.  Each day may be different, so flexibility is the key.  Some of the duties you may assist with include:  

    • Food and Beverage Attendant (assist in keeping the dining room area clean and sanitized, operate cash register, and assist customers in a courteous and knowledgeable manner). $13.20/hr
    • Retail (assist customers in a courteous manner, stock, operate cash register). $13.45/hr
    • Parking (lots of walking and guest interaction) $13.90/hr

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

How to Apply

Employees must be 18 years old to live in the housing facilities at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

AVAILABILITY DATES: Our busy season begins in May and lasts into September. Some positions start in early April and last until mid-October. Your employment chances improve if you can arrive early and work through September or later. Be realistic and specific about the exact dates you will be available, as these dates become part of your Employment Agreement.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: Applicants must have a J-1 visa through CIEE or Janus International. We are unable to sponsor applicants for employment.

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