Campground Supervisor

  • Cedar Pass Lodge, SD 240, Interior, SD
  • Full-time
  • Salaried/Hourly: Hourly
  • FLSA Type: Non-Exempt
  • Employment Category: Seasonal

Company Description

We’ve recently made some changes to our application process. If you are willing to accept any available seasonal position you will only need to apply to Any Seasonal Position in the list of open positions. If you are only interested in specific positions, please apply directly to each position you are interested in.

Are you bad enough to work in the Badlands? Cedar Pass Lodge in Badlands National Park offers a range of work experience opportunities. We have opportunities in lodging, food & beverage, retail and maintenance, as well as administrative and operational support positions. We are proud to have a diverse team with employees from many different locations and cultures. The staff is welcoming and excited to meet new faces. Come join our team!

Job Description

The Campground Supervisor supervises the operation of the campground and provides visitors with a safe and clean camping facility.  



  • Open and close campground at start and end of season. 

  • Hire, train, schedule, discipline, directly supervise and delegate work to Campground Attendants. 

  • Review department timesheets for accuracy. 

  • Collect and balance daily collection fees from the self-pay station to input and match fees to occupied campsites. 

  • Collect fees from campground visitors who do not pay using the self-pay station. 

  • Enforce checkout time. 

  • Work with company computer tablet and on-line reservation system, taking reservations, processing payments, answering guest questions, and confirming campground arrivals. 

  • Work with Campground Manager in developing weekly department schedules, keeping track of departmental payroll costs and rearranging schedules. 

  • Conduct daily litter pickup, empty and sort recycling receptacles and clean recycle bins. 

  • Clean shower house and restrooms, sweep and mop floors, wash mirrors, walls, stalls, and stock supplies. 

  • Counsel and discipline staff when needed, document action taken and submit to Human Resources. 



  • Assign staff special tasks during slow times. 

  • Assist Campground Manager with other duties as necessary. 

  • Knows and follows all company, Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Programs and policies. 

  • Works extra shifts and hours as required. 

  • Assists in other departments as needed.



  • Certified in CPR/First Aid or be able to obtain within one year of hire. 

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record. 

  • Knowledge of campground operations. 

  • Knowledge of campground safety. 

  • Able to work weekends and holidays. 

  • Good training, supervisory and management skills. 

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. 

  • Ability to calmly and effectively enforce campground rules and regulations. 

  • Ability to visually recognize hazards and campground violations. 

  • Knowledge of driving trailers. 



  • Walk on paved unpaved, uneven and sometimes slippery surfaces. 

  • Walk during entire shift up to several miles.  

  • Stand/remain upright, bend, kneel, reach, turn, stoop, squat and stretch repetitively. 

  • Sit/remain seated for up to 2 hours at a time. 

  • Regularly required to talk and hear.  

  • Work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions (i.e.; rain, wind, snow, etc.) and temperatures ranging from the teens to low 90’s.   

  • Lift up to 50 pounds daily. 

  • Operate a golf cart. 

  • Ability to visually recognize hazards and campground violations, etc. 



  • High school diploma or (GED) preferred 

  • One year of experience working in a campground 

  • Two years of experience working with the public 

  • Supervisory work experience preferred 

  • Experience in guest service, rules and regulation enforcement, confrontation regarding rules, and defusing volatile situations 

  • Human/wildlife conflict experience preferred 

  • Experience with driving trailers preferred

Additional Information

Badlands Lodge, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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