Hut Keeper
Sequoia Parks Conservancy

Hanging out under the Giants

Do YOU want to help make a difference in the parks we all love? Pear Lake Winter Hut Keeper

Huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, AND the world’s largest trees

  • winter
$17.25 / hour
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 2 months. (Nov 27, 2023)

Sequoia Parks Conservancy is currently seeking a reliable, professional, and conscientious person to join our seasonal team as a Pear Lake Winter Hut Keeper (PLWH). The PLWH Keeper manages the day-to-day operations of the Pear Lake Winter Hut

This position is physically demanding.  PLWH Keepers must be able to ski or snowshoe 7 miles on backcountry ski routes, in both favorable and inclement weather conditions, in under 8 hours. They must also be able to carry a loaded backpack on backcountry ski routes and move heavy inventory.

This position works primarily in winter conditions.

Starting Salary: $17.25 per hour

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is a condition of employment.


  • Employee discount
  • Up to 24 paid Sick Leave hours during the season
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Seasonal employees receive 1.5x hourly wage when scheduled to work on an SPC-observed holiday.

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal

Salary Range: $17.25 - $25.75 per hour


  • Full season is expected to be the end of November 2023 through the end of April 2024


  • Minimum availability November 27, 2023, through April 26, 2024, to be eligible for hire
  • Must have valid Wilderness First Responder and AIARE1 certifications, 
  • Must be an advanced backcountry skier or snowshoer
  • Must be able to travel with a fully loaded backpack
  • Must have experience in overnight winter camping
  • Must have your own backcountry ski and travel gear
  • Must be willing to live inside the park in the Pear Lake Winter Hut, often sharing with approved visitors, during on-duty hours 
  • Must be able to work in a physically demanding NON-ADA compliant job site
  • Must be in excellent physical condition and health status

How to Apply

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