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11 Jan 2019

Environment Trail Crew Leaders and Crew Members

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative – Posted by ben Leadville, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative is currently recruiting trail work and restoration professionals for our upcoming 2019 field season. We are looking for 22 enthusiastic, hard-working seasonal staff leaders/members to complete these projects over the summer and early fall. Applicants must be available to work from late May/early June through late September/early October. Project Managers: $17-20/hr. Crew Member: $14-16/hr.

Mount Columbia and Elbert Fixed Site Projects
Project Managers (4 positions)
Crew Members (6 positions)
CFI Project Managers are responsible for ensuring project deliverables are met and all logistics for projects in all phases are in place. Project Managers and Crew Members will work closely with Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, Southwest Conservation Corps, and Forest Service partners to construct and prioritize new trail work along with providing project oversight and working with a youth corps crew to construct newly designed summit trails and perform restoration work. Mount Columbia: Rigging experience preferred. 10 hour days, 8/6 schedule.

Adopt a Peak Teams:
Leader (2 positions)
Member (4 positions)
Kimberly Appelson Memorial Outdoor Leadership Internship (2 positions)
New for 2019: The Adopt-a-Peak Crews will be focusing more intently on a smaller number of peaks than they have historically – putting more time into maintaining the highest priority sections. Primarily, these crews will prepare logistics for and supervise volunteer groups on 1-4 day trail maintenance projects across the state. When not working with volunteers, they will perform heavy maintenance and reconstruction on designated routes. Experience working with volunteers is preferred. 10 hour days, schedule TBD.

Grays and Torreys Peaks/Uncompahgre and Wetterhorn Peak Management Teams:
Trail Technicians (4 positions)
The Trail Technicians on the Trail Management Team will perform a wide variety of wilderness management related tasks including but not limited to: maintaining & constructing trails, restoring damaged areas, closing and restoring social trails, enforcing forest regulations, contacting and interacting with hikers to educate and inform them about regulations, installing signs and posting updated restrictions, and leading volunteers. 10 hour days, 8/6 schedule.

How to Apply

Carefully review the detailed position description ( for the job you are interested in pursuing to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications. Applications must be submitted no later than Monday, March 4, 2019. Complete the following CFI online job application: Colorado Fourteeners Initiative is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Environment. Job Tags: alpine, backcountry, ecology, restoration, trail crew, and trail work.

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