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Trails and greenways employment, careers, and seasonal work for conservation corps, bicycle pedestrian advocacy, trail organizations, state parks, and federal agencies. The job board is a courtesy posting from information provided to American Trails. Please verify that the position(s) is available prior to applying.
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Student Conservation Association (SCA)Have you ever wanted to live in a park where you can explore thousands of acres of prime New England Forest? Do you want to make life-long friends who are passionate about the environment and from all over the United States? Does the chance to learn conservation and leadership skills and start your career off with a one-of-a-kind experience sound exciting? If you said yes to any or all these questions, then the New Hampshire Conservation Corps is the place for you!
Student Conservation Association (SCA)Are you interested in environmental education, park interpretation, outdoor recreation, conservation, science, and/or cultural history? You will get to experience each of these career pathways all while living in and serving New Hampshire State Parks! This position will provide you with real-world experience where you will gain skills in program development, management, marketing, networking, and evaluation. The skills learned and professional development opportunities offered throughout this position are invaluable! This experience is what YOU make it, and the NH Corps is here to guide you as you take the next step in reaching your career goals.
Student Conservation Association (SCA)The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is working in partnership with the Los Padres Forest Association (LPFA) to place a four-person crew on the Los Padres National Forest to undertake an OHV Barrier and Fencing Project. This SCA Corps Team will work alongside LPFA volunteers to accomplish the project.
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic PreservationLaborer to assist in maintaining and enhancing the trail systems within Letchworth State Park and the Genesee Region. The Letchworth Trails Laborer will work as part of a team to perform a wide range of trail maintenance and construction tasks.
Great Burn Conservation AllianceAs a roving restoration crew member, you will be responsible for identifying emerging weed populations and applying integrated weed management treatment methods on the ground in compliance with US Forest Service operational plans for the region. The GBCA roving crew is at the forefront of the restoration program, inventorying areas in need of noxious weed mitigation on both the Idaho and Montana side of the Great Burn recommended wilderness.
Great Burn Conservation AllianceGBCA crews will work in partnership with the Nez Perce-Clearwater and/or the Lolo National Forests to implement a backcountry integrated noxious weed plan. The U.S. Forest Service is required to treat prioritized noxious weeds across its landscape under federal law; many of the most remote landscapes can only be treated by small, mobile crews that occupy these backcountry areas over multiple days. Utilizing 8 day hitches, the GBCA Backcountry Restoration Crew will employ chemical, biological, and mechanical methods of treatment to address noxious weed infestations in priority areas of the backcountry such as trails, meadows, dispersed campsites, and recent burn scars.
Great Burn Conservation AllianceThis is a combined GBCA and US Forest Service 4-5 member trail crew, run by the Clearwater NF trail department based out of Pierce, ID. All work is completed in north central Idaho. This is a physically demanding job that requires care and precision to successfully repair and maintain trails and trail structures that can support ongoing use by the public.
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC)This job is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to grow their leadership skills, travel state-wide leading hands-on environmental stewardship projects, and to learn technical skills in trail work, ecological restoration, forestry, and others. VOC's Seasonal Field Projects Coordinators meet great people dedicated to taking care of Colorado's natural resources and build their professional network in the outdoor stewardship industry. This Seasonal Field Projects Coordinator is a full-time, term limited, non-exempt position that reports to VOC’s Field Programs Manager.
Maine Appalachian Trail ClubRidgerunner Job Description: • Meet, greet, register and educate hikers on the Appalachian Trail. • Impart backcountry camping and hiking knowledge, skills and ethics to hikers focusing on youth groups and long distance backpackers, for example: where to camp, how to protect water sources, ford a stream, and minimize fire impacts. • Provide education about rare alpine plants and steward summits and ridgelines. • Manage and provide light maintenance at campsites.
Maine Appalachian Trail ClubThe Maine Trail Crew offers an opportunity to work in the beautiful Maine woods and develop skills applicable to the growing industry of trail building - whether you are simply looking for a fun, active summer job among a small group, or a steppingstone in your path to a career in the outdoor industry. The Trail Crew will build stone steps, waterbars, retaining walls, and other erosion control structures.