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.


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 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


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$17.94 -$19.73/hour plus benefits.