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Philmont is accepting applications for 2011 staff

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Believe it or not, they actually pay people to work at Philmont. And it gets better: They're hiring.

Now's the time for anyone 18 or older to submit an application for next summer. Technically, they accept applications any time of the year, but officials say that applying by Oct. 1 will give applicants the best chance to snag a key position.

That gives you or anyone you know who's interested in working at Philmont about three weeks to get in an application.

The majority of Philmont's 1,000-plus staff members work from late May to mid-August each year. That's the heavy season at Philmont, when crews of Scouts hit the trails for high-adventure fun. To be eligible to apply, you need to be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America (or agree to register before you start working).

Jobs include on-trail rangers, trading post staff, gardeners, training center staff, conservation workers, and many more.

Find the application, a complete list of requirements, detailed job descriptions, and pretty much everything you'll need at the official "Working at Philmont" page on the Philmont site.

3 Comments on Philmont is accepting applications for 2011 staff

  1. Bryan,

    Any idea what the current pay range is?

    Thanks,

    Steve

    • Hi Steve,

      First-year staff in 2012 will get $1,030 per month, plus room and board. Returning staffers can receive more.

      -Bryan

  2. Steve Lantzy // November 21, 2011 at 4:48 pm // Reply

    tyvm

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