Maine Appalachian Trail Crew Leader for 2017


Dec 14, 2016


Maine Appalachian Trail Club
2017 Season

Put your passion for the Appalachian Trail to work! Apply for summer trail crew jobs in Maine and make friendships that will last a lifetime.

Maine Trail Crew Leader
Passionate about the outdoors? Do your best thinking from a mountain summit?
Teach and lead a volunteer trail crew doing trail reconstruction work on the Appalachian Trail at remote sites on the mountains of Maine. Projects include building stone steps, waterbars and retaining walls and as well as new trail. Activities focus on teamwork and learning opportunities for volunteers. Advanced training with stone cutting, stone work, Griphoist rigging systems and other trail work will be presented by an experienced trail pioneer. Instruction with first aid and leadership techniques will be provided. Sorry, no pets are allowed.

Qualifications:
One or more seasons of trail work experience
One or more seasons in an outdoor leadership role
Willingness to take responsibility for of all aspects of a trail crew
Will maintain records of each week’s project
Ability to teach trail skills
Previous experience building stone structures
Good health and physical fitness
Valid driver's license and clean driving record
Durable sense of humor
Ability to maintain a safe and enjoyable work environment under challenging conditions
Ability to motivate and work with people of all ages and backgrounds

Pay: $13.15 per hour plus housing and meals provided (valued at $150 per week)

Dates: May 20 – August 26, 2017. Work includes weekends.

To Apply: send your resume, cover letter and 3 references to:

Lester C. Kenway
PO Box 8057
Bangor ME 04402

or by email to trailser@twc.com.

Applications accepted until the positions are filled with preference given to those received by January 31, 2017.

 

 

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