Full-Time RVing Jobs: How To Find Work On The Road
Are you ready to take the leap to full time RVing, but you’re not ready to retire? The good news is that there are plenty of jobs that pay well for full time RVers.
The pandemic made many jobs into remote work, which can easily be done anywhere there is access to a WiFi connection. There are also many employers that are looking for full time seasonal employees who pay their workers very well. Full-time RVing jobs are out there, but how do you find one that works for you?
First, you’ll need to decide what type of work you’d like to do. Will you need to update or upgrade your education? For instance, being an RV inspector can be a great paying mobile job, and RV inspectors are in high demand, but you’ll need to get certification from an NRVIA-approved school first. If this is something you are interested in, check out the National RV Inspectors Association website here for upcoming classes.
It’s worth knowing that it doesn’t cost as much to full-time in your RV as it does to live in a house, so most people who full-time RV are able to live on considerably less than it usually costs to live in a more traditional home.
Where to find full time RVing jobs
If you’re looking a for full-time RVing job that pays well, you can check a few websites that specialize in advertising work for full-time RVers. You should also check out what the National Park Service and State Parks have to offer on their websites.
Here are some of the options for websites that advertise some well-paying full-time RVing jobs.
National Park Jobs
National parks offer all kinds of full-time jobs. A quick look at current listings revealed openings for custodians, lifeguards, maintenance workers, and drivers. Wages range between $15 and $22 per hour. If you want to find work in a national park, you’ll need to check out the National Park Service website here.
Jobs at State Parks
State parks also offer a variety of jobs. Of course, each state has its own listing of jobs, often on their website. You can also find full-time RVing jobs on Indeed.com.
Workcamper.com lists all kinds of jobs for full-time RVers. Jobs range in pay scale and are listed all across North America. However, you should know that the Workcamper website operates as a paid subscription service with 3 different plans.
Plans start at $19.95 per year. It’s a fantastic resource for both employers and anyone looking for work from their RV.
Workcampingjobs.com is a free listing of jobs at campgrounds across the USA. It’s worth checking out to find a well paying full-time RVing job.
Indeed.com is a great resource for finding full-time and/or remote work when you live in your RV. Job listings vary widely, as does pay.
Mobile RV techincian
Being a mobile RV technician is an excellent paying, in-demand job that allows you to work wherever you happen to be. There is a shortage of RV technicians at the moment.
If you are comfortable with problem-solving, climbing ladders, and all aspects of RV maintenance and repairs, this would be a great job for you. RV technician certification is done through the RV Technical Institute.
One of the best parts about RVing is engaging with the community of traveling enthusiasts. iRV2 forums allow folks to chat with other RVers online, and get other perspectives on everything RVing, including products, destinations, RV mods, and more.
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Lynne lives, travels, and works full-time in a Forest-River R-Pod 180 with her 2-pointers, Jolene and Annabelle. Lynne has been an enthusiastic RVer for over 35 years. And then one day in 2019, she began full-time RVing as a lifestyle experiment. She quickly fell in love with the convenience, freedom and minimalist lifestyle offered by full-time RV living. Lynne is a professional writer and has been a professional dog trainer since 1995. You can read about her travel adventures on her R-Pod Adventure blog, R-podyssey at: http://www.rpodaventure.com