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11 Jan 2021

Environment Trails Crew Member

City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks – Posted by BoulderCO Boulder, Colorado, United States

Job Description

The City of Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play.

With over 300 miles of dedicated bikeways and more than 150 miles of hiking trails, Boulder values active lifestyles and access to nature. Forty-five thousand acres of land provide open space for parks and a green belt around the city.? With world class restaurants and art and music venues, The City of Boulder values diverse culture.

Respect is one of our five City Values (including Customer Service, Collaboration, Integrity and Innovation) and we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and support our differences across all spectrums, including but not limited to ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexuality. Through our focus on Racial Equity, our employee benefits, and the many programs resources we offer our staff, we continually strive to weave respect for one another into the fabric of our organization.

Add your voice and talents to the City of Boulder and help us grow in service excellence for an inspired future.


Work as part of a 2-5 person crew to construct, repair, and maintain trails and related facilities.

Work involves heavy lifting, digging, carrying, brush cutting and operation of power equipment in the construction and maintenance of trails. Position requires hiking up to 10 hours per day, carrying a backpack and hand tools, and working outside in inclement weather and in mountainous terrain.

Crew member positions do not need prior trails experience to be successful. A willingness to learn new skills, work safely with others, and contribute to a positive and productive work environment can be substituted for previous direct experience.

REQUIRED Competencies:

Work effectively as a member of a team in potentially stressful and difficult conditions. This may require problem-solving on an interpersonal or group level.

Ability to follow written and oral direction involving task assignments and safety protocols.

Ability to stay engaged with the task at hand for up to 10 hours at a time, especially when tasks are repetitive and physical in nature.

Contribute to a safe learning environment; willing and able to work in a collaborative manner to help carryout trail program objectives.

Outdoor experience such as hiking or camping experience, environmental education, or other related experience.

Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues and organization staff.

Represent the City of Boulder and Open Space and Mountain Parks with integrity to the public and project partners at all times.

Hiring timeline:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting mid-February. Interviews will start the beginning of March.

As part of the City of Boulder hiring process a background check, DMV, and general reference check will be performed.

The City of Boulder provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

* This job posting is “continuous” or “open until filled” and will close when qualified candidates are identified and/or hired.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Environment.

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