Vermont State Seasonal Trail Coordinator

Job Type: 
Personnel Needed
Application Deadline: 
1 Mar 2012
Northwest Parks Region
Job Description: 

Seasonal Trail Coordinator (Pay Grade 18: $14.89/hour) This position coordinates trails program and projects in an assigned region/district for the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. Plans, develops, and coordinates trail maintenance and development projects, and supervises and monitors in-house, contracted and volunteer trail crews  Recruits and interviews for State Trail Crew positions, trains and supervises crew, and evaluates performance. Develops and coordinates a volunteer trail maintainer program on state lands.  Prepares grants, requests for proposals, and contracts for trail projects. Duties are performed under the general direction of the Parks Regional Manager or State Lands Stewardship Forester, but with need for significant independence interacting with the public and outside service providers. This position will be working alongside the current seasonal trail coordinator for the duration of the season, as well as work closely with other state trail coordinators.  Wilderness First Aid/Responder and CPR certifications desired, as well as chainsaw certification (Game of Logging).  Position is for 38 weeks starting in March/April 2012. Must have driver’s license. State or rental vehicle will be available.  Apply to Northwest Parks (Region III) at  Questions?  Contact Jessica Ricketson at 802-879-5680 or