The Ranger is responsible for cheerfully and willingly serving as a member of the Ranger Department, the objective of which is to serve the campers and advisors who come to Philmont. His/her primary duty is to educate participants in Philmont backpacking practices and outdoor ethics. The Ranger is a frontline representative of Philmont Scout Ranch and is directly responsible to his/her Ranger Trainer.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Ranger must possess the ability to hike up to 15 miles a day over rugged, mountainous terrain while carrying a 45 pound backpack, the ability to effectively communicate Philmont camping procedures to crews, and actively participate in all training requirements.
Room and board are included, in addition to salary.