Trail Crew Member
Type of Job
Nov 29, 2023
About the job
Position Title: Trail Crew Member
Position Type: Full-time seasonal position, May 1 - September 26, 2024. End date may be flexible.
Location: Field-based; The RFOV office is in Carbondale, CO, and the RFOV service area extends from Independence Pass to Parachute, Marble to Glenwood Canyon.
Compensation: Hourly, $21-$24/hour, commensurate with experience.
Position Description: The Trail Crew Member is responsible for working with a crew of 2-3 individuals as well as youth groups and volunteer groups on both frontcountry and backcountry trail and restoration projects. Approximately half of the season will be spent in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, with the other half of the season focusing on frontcountry projects throughout our service area. This position requires the desire and ability to live and work in a backcountry setting for up to eight days–responding professionally to fluid conditions and crew dynamics within various frontcountry/backcountry worksites, the ability to assess and manage risks, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.