Seasonal Trails Technician- Open Space & Trails

  • Summit County CO
  • Breckenridge, CO, USA
  • Apr 16, 2019
Full time Conservation/ Natural Resources Outdoor Recreation - Guides- Trails - Wilderness

Job Description

Performs a variety of general maintenance duties and implementation of management actions on open space properties. Specific duties include: monitor and inventory natural resources and public uses on open space properties; install/maintain signs, fences and boundary markers; supervise volunteers on restoration and trail improvement projects;  inspect, maintain and construct natural surface trails and associated features; monitor special events; maintain tools and equipment; other work as assigned including occasional office work.

Qualifications

Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school in natural resource management or a related field, and one to two years of open space and trails related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and work well with a team or individually. Ability to effectively work with and supervise volunteers. Past experience completing on-the-ground resource protection and trail maintenance/construction projects. Willingness to work evenings and weekends. Proficiency in proper use and maintenance of hand and power tools, including chain saw. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required and GIS/GPS proficiency a plus. Valid Colorado driver’s license required at time of hire and throughout employment.

Miscellaneous Information

Open until filled. Submit cover letter, resume and application online www.summitcountyco.gov/jobs or by mail to the Summit County Open Space and Trails Department, P.O. Box 5660, Frisco, CO 80443. For questions about the position, call 970-668-4060 or email Karen.Russell@SummitCountyCo.gov

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Sector

Government- Local/Regional

Salary

$17.94 -$19.73/hour plus benefits.