Fire Life Safety Officer
The Oasis at Death Valley

Now Hiring Security Guards at The Oasis at Death Valley!

Situated in a lush, spring-fed oasis, surrounded by the vast desert of Death Valley National Park!

  • year round

Fire Life Safety Officer

The Oasis at Death Valley
Death Valley, California
$17.40 / hour
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

Join our team at The Oasis at Death Valley!

With over 3.4 million acres to explore, Death Valley is situated in the northern Mojave Desert in California and is the largest National Park outside of Alaska. With incredibly diverse ecosystems, sand dunes, mountains, and touting America's lowest elevations - Death Valley is an incredible place to call home. We are a welcoming community of employees who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. 

The Oasis at Death Valley operates two hotels, restaurants, gift shops, and the world's lowest-elevation golf course. Our historic AAA Four Diamond Inn and Ranch offer guests a variety of accommodations. Both hotels have swimming pools that are open annually and are fed from naturally warm local springs.

We are looking for a Security Guard (Fire Life Safety Officer) to provide safety and protection for guests and employees of The Oasis at Death Valley properties. This role serves as a first responder in all guest and/or employee incidents and/or property-wide emergency situations. Our mission is to provide legendary service to our guests visiting from all over the world, and your work is instrumental to our success!

Start Date: Immediately!
Position Type: Full-Time, Year-Round
Wage: $17.40 per hour



  • Discounted housing
  • FREE breakfast and lunch with $4 dinners in the Employee Dining Room
  • Free WiFi
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Free access to the pool, golf course, recreation center, gym, and sports courts
  • Benefits are offered to full-time, year-round employees
  • Onsite training and employee Learning & Development programs
  • Employee discounts on lodging, food & beverage products, and retail at all Xanterra park locations


  • A current driver’s license.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to become proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Internet, and other computer-based applications.
  • Must be willing to work any combination of days, evenings, and nights as needed.


  • Patrol buildings and grounds to observe and identify potential safety risks or undesirable conditions, such as fires, theft and vandalism. Inspect doors, windows, and locks in designated
  • areas to determine the level of safety; ensure that only authorized personnel are present in back-of-house areas or restricted areas.
  • Conduct on-going inspections and walking/driving patrols of all areas during your shift to assess levels of safety on location.
  • Performs/participates in safety training.
  • Follow up on department-required fire extinguisher inspections at end of each month. Inspect and sign off on tag of any extinguisher not inspected.
  • Respond to all intrusion and fire alarms and assist in implementing Emergency Response Team (ERT) procedures.
  • Respond to all areas when there are reports of fire or detection devices that have been activated. Investigate and report the reason for the activation (defect, weather, water flow,
  • actual fire, and/or smoke), and document actions taken to resolve/correct the situation.
  • Observe, report, and document any violations of policies, rules, regulations and laws. This applies to both guests and employees.
  • Perform public safety and protective functions in a courteous and professional manner while coping with emergencies, undesired conduct, disturbances, and threats to property and life.
  • Provide a safe and secure living, working, and park experience environment for all employees and guests.
  • Be knowledgeable of the physical layout of assigned location and department emergency action and evacuation plans.
  • Be knowledgeable of location fire extinguishing equipment, gas shut-off valves, and main electrical disconnects.
  • Be knowledgeable of emergency notification procedures.
  • Be knowledgeable of location power outage plans, and how to respond appropriately.
  • Respond to emergency calls for assistance with controlling disorderly or combative employees or guests, first aid, fire, evacuation, ADA rooms, etc.
  • Exercise sound judgment and the use of available information to resolve issues and in taking appropriate action when dealing with employees and employee housing issues.
  • Use positive reinforcement strategies and other appropriate techniques to assist in maintaining proper behavior or conduct within the community living environment.
  • Project a positive, customer service-oriented demeanor when interacting with employees and visitors and develop an atmosphere of cooperation and goodwill, to enlist the assistance of
  • Xanterra employees to be additional eyes and ears for the Fire Life Safety department.
  • Investigate and report incidents of unusual circumstances or disturbances reported by staff, off-duty employees, guests or visitors.
  • Assist with and perform post-accident injury illness investigations.
  • Investigate and report incidents of employees engaged in horseplay, loitering, or violations of clearly stated policies.
  • Prepare accurate and detailed written reports documenting investigative steps and their results, as well as other shift activities and employee relation problems.
  • In the event of an emergency, maintain order and safety of personnel and serve as a liaison with emergency response units.
  • Complete Daily Activity Reports (DAR), incident reports, and maintenance requests as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

PLEASE NOTE: As we closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to adopt appropriate sanitization measures and are carefully following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state protocols for preventing the spread of COVID-19. We are dedicated to creating a safe and healthy environment for both employees and guests.

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