Come spend your summer and fall in beautiful Vermont! Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is hiring for our trails pro crew. This crew will be made up of a Leader and three Members. This Crew will work will mainly work on the Appalachian Trail, as well as other trails projects in Vermont.
Dates: Crew Leaders May 31st through October, Crew Members June 21st through October
Schedule: 8 days on, 4 days off, repeated throughout season
Compensation: $580/week for Member, $625-675/week for Leaders
Positions are filled on a rolling basis, apply before May 10th.
Required for all applicants:
-Be at least 18 years of age (there is no upper age limit)
-Openness to meeting new people, working hard outside, providing and receiving feedback, and learning and growing.
-Ability to adapt to change and move outside of comfort zones
-Willingness to work hard, in all types of weather and environments
-CPR Certification & Wilderness First Aid (if needed, COVID permitting, VYCC provides a WFA Course pre-season)
-Applicants must have readily available access to personal quarantine space in Vermont and a way to get to that space, in case they need to leave the field due to COVID-19 concerns. During your application process, we will talk through some various options you have to meet this requirement
-Willingness to undergo a criminal background check
-Ability to travel to project sites throughout the state
-Exceptional time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail
-Previous experience with constructing staircases and retaining walls using dry stone masonry techniques
-Ability to construct rolling contour trails with full bench construction
o Maintaining trails using standards in the USFS Trail Construction and Maintenance
-Previous trail or conservation work
-Using power tools and hand tools
-Utilizing sustainable trail practices
How to Apply:
Please visit https://www.vycc.org/apply/procrew/ to learn more about these positions and to apply. Please contact Halle Harklau, firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.