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24 Nov 2019

Other Outdoor Washington Logistics Manager

Northwest Outward Bound School – Posted by Northwest Outward Bound School Washington, United States

Job Description

Northwest Outward Bound School (NWOBS) seeks a Logistics Manager to oversee logistics for Washington-based courses. The Logistics Manager manages specific portions of the programming including: on-site logistical supervision, vehicle fleet management, gear care and inventory management, supervision of the cook and Logistics team, oversight of the purchase of staff and student food, and general basecamp operations. In addition, the Logistics Manager is an integral member of the Washington Administration Team, providing basecamp leadership, course and staff support, and on-call duties.

Work Dates:
7 month contract from approximately April 1 to October 31, 2020.

Hiring Dates:
Application open in November. Interviews begin in December. Work offers announced January-February or until position is filled.

• Meet our minimum technical standards in at least 2 of the following: backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, and/or canoeing
• One or more years of extensive and comparable outdoor/experiential experiences in risk management, technical, educational, and outdoor skills.
• Wilderness First Responder certification current or able to acquire prior to beginning work
• 21 years or older
• Background clearance
• Successful completion of training (tuition-free, 15 to 30 days in length)

Compensation and Benefits:
• 7-month, salaried position (~April 1 – October 31 yearly)
• Annual salary range $30,000 – $36,000 prorated for 7 month contract length ($17,500 – $21,000)
• Meals and housing provided.
• All positions qualify to participate in our gear discount program and course tuition discounts.

About Northwest Outward Bound School:
With over 50 years of innovation in experiential and outdoor education in the Pacific Northwest, Northwest Outward Bound School (NWOBS) continues to change lives through challenge and discovery. Our transformative and educational wilderness courses are set in some of the most dramatic and stunning parts of the United States. NWOBS was founded in 1965 and facilitates wilderness-based programs in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and also serves urban youth and schools in the Portland metropolitan area. As an Outward Bound School, we are committed to the core values of compassion, integrity, excellence, equity, inclusion and diversity, and strive to achieve the following outcomes: building character, developing leadership skills, and creating an ethic of social and environmental responsibility.

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Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Other Outdoor. Job Tags: administrative, Cascades, Experiential Education, logistics, mountains, outdoor education, outward bound, Pacific Northwest, Washington, wilderness, and Wilderness trips.

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