We believe that there are few more important – or more complex- tasks ahead of us than that of reaching an ecological balance between business and the natural environment. We are a company based upon values that reflect an environmental ethic and social conscience – for the long term. “Our Softer Footprint” focuses on how we reduce our environmental impact through our comprehensive environmental initiatives. Our business practices exemplify environmental stewardship, and a desire to protect and preserve our public lands.
Why Choose a Sustainability Job in Yellowstone?
- You want to live your values. By collecting and processing recyclable materials, you are helping to keep materials out of landfills.
- You have a commitment to environmental stewardship.
- You want to make a difference. Our team members help to develop new and innovative ways to move forward toward environmental sustainability.
- You have a desire to protect and preserve Yellowstone National Park for future generations.
Yellowstone Jobs: Find Your Role
Interested? There are a variety of positions in our Sustainability department to fit what you are looking for:
Assure efficient collection of all recyclable materials for the assigned location. Collect and sort recyclable materials by type to prepare for processing. Help to ensure consistent and quality waste management practices.
Provide training to and supervision of less experienced Location Recycling Technician(s). Provide direct feedback to department managers on recycling processes and performance using existing company guidance and a collaborative, educational approach.
Risk & Sustainability Specialist
Work with the Risk department to ensure safety, security, and compliance for both guests and employees. Also works with the Sustainability department to assist with Xanterra’s resource consumption, waste management, and environmental compliance efforts.
Fun Fact: We have a goal to improve recycling by 3% per year. We currently recycle or compost 60% of waste, which is more than double the national average. Last year, thanks to the efforts of recyclers and staff, we kept 3,391,920 pounds out of the landfill, instead sending them to become new products
“I really like the environmental program of Xanterra.”
Mia is a Risk and Sustainability Specialist at Grant Village. She discovered her passion for nature and protecting natural resources while on a volunteer trip to Biscayne National Park in 2015. There she helped to pick up over 500 pounds of garbage that washed up onto shore from the ocean. Her love of backpacking, camping, and spending time in nature is what brought her to Yellowstone. Her best advice for someone considering a Yellowstone job is “Don’t let any opportunity to meet someone slip away, you’ll regret it at the end of your time here. They are probably just as nervous as you, so be the one to take the first step!” In her free time, Mia enjoys listening to music, hiking, swimming, and hanging out with her friends in Grant Village.
Dylan is the Director Of Sustainability. He works hard to ensure we are operating our business in a way that has the least impact on the environment and preserves our wild landscape's integrity. With his small but mighty team, Dylan provides ample opportunities for both guests and employees to be stewards of the park by promoting our mission of Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint for those visiting and living in Yellowstone.
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