Logistics Coordinator

Job Description

Our Logistics Team are professional jugglers. Creative and organized, they love problem solving, creating systems and moving seamlessly and discreetly behind the scenes. Logisticians serve as the backbone of our operations. They bring energy and life to our bases, cultivating a sense of community and filling in all the details for smooth and successful programming.


  • Support the delivery of the Outward Bound mission and educational framework
  • Execute all logistical details, preparations, and support for several courses in the field at once
  • Coordinate the issue, de-issue, and maintenance of program equipment, including gear repair, laundry, and inventory management
  • Assist in the basic maintenance and upkeep of base facilities; provide kitchen support as needed or assigned
  • Transport instructional staff and supplies to and from course functions and support field evacuation transportation needs, as necessary
  • Maintain an excellent driving record
  • Perform routine vehicle inspections
  • Take regular inventory of food and equipment, and support in end-of-season inventory
  • Consistently strive to give and receive feedback with colleagues and supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

  • 21 years of age or older.
  • Ability to pass a background check and Motor Vehicle Records check.
  • Current Wilderness Advanced First Aid (Wilderness First Responder Preferred) and CPR certification.
  • Driver's License held for a minimum of three years with clean driving record.
  • Able to pass the HIOBS driving test with a 15 passanger van and trailer. 
  • Adheres to all local operating procedures, safety policies and emergency procedures outlined in the HIOBS' Field Staff Manual.
  • Participates in required staff training. 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Pay is per diem and based upon the HIOBS field staff pay scale ($60-$150 / day)
  • Rustic but comfortable housing is provided; laundry, showers and internet are available on base.
  • Access to seasonal staff benefits (professional development opportunities and funds, pro-deal purchase program, etc.).
  • Meals: staff receive field food while on course and are prepared in a common kitchen while on base. 

To Apply

The Hurricane Island Outward Bound School is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community of staff who are committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. In this effort, we strongly encourage people of all genders, races, religions, social perspectives, physical abilities and veterans to apply.

Visit https://www.hiobs.org/connect/careers/job-descriptions/ to complete our application.

Application Closing Date: 
Not Specified
Application Contact Email: 
Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Location: 
Newry, Maine or Spruce Head, Maine
Job Salary Range: 
Job Starting Date: 

Job Details

Job Details: 
Experiential Education
Outdoor Skills School

Other Jobs From This Company

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
Title Type Region Starting Date
Instructor- Land and/or Sea Program Seasonal Northeast US 5/15/2020

Other Trainings From This Company

There are no other current Trainings from this Company.

Search for more Trainings