"DNC has a couple of hotels in West Yellowstone, just out side the west gate of the park in addition to the gift shops they operate inside the park. They should be starting the hiring process by now. I am not sure how they divide up the applications.…"
They have changed the uniform this year. But in answer to your question about sizes, yes they will have a uniform to fit you. There are many plus size men and women working security, so don't worry. The shirts this year are a polo shirt…"
"Ashton, I am a returner (3rd season) I started a blog my first season and have continued it. I just recently posted the check-in experience. It's a public blog if you'd like to check it out.
I'm glad you enjoyed the blog entries. Although the blog started as my own little outlet, it seems to have also helped others -- some, like yourself who are first-timers, and some who are shut-ins and are living vicariously through the…"
I hope you enjoyed the blog. Did you figure out how to get to the beginning without slogging through it all. If you are at OF, we will probably meet. I will be assistant HR manager, helping to assign housing as people check in."
Getting ready to start my first seasonal job at Yellowstone National Park. I am a retiree supplementing my income while fulfilling a goal of visiting all the National Parks. I've been to Yellowstone twice as a guest. Worked two seasons, summer and winter and returning for a third season this summer, 2012.
I was born in San Diego CA, but as a baby was taken by my parents to live in Iowa. We returned to San Diego when I was 9. I have lived there or in the area for most of life since except for two miserable years in New York.
I've had several. Meet me when you arrive at YNP (Old Faithful) and I'll tell you about them.
Hi Judy- Thanks for the nice reply. I have been following your blog so I know that your long-time job ended because of the economy. Mine did too as it was somewhat tied to the commercial real estate industry and that is very dead for the time being. At 64 and ½ years old, I was planning on trying out a National Park seasonal job in a couple of years. Now the time frame has speeded up for me. I am hoping to get a job at Yellowstone for the next summer season. I have a good friend who worked at Old Faithful for the whole 2008 season from April to October. She enjoyed her experience and made lots of friends but decided that she was ready to stay retired. She has filled me in on what to expect but I always believe in getting as many viewpoints on subject as I can. Thanks for your input. It is appreciated. Terry