Appalachian Trail Crew, Members/Leaders- Vermont

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Members $580 Leaders $625-675
Last Date to Apply
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 Leader Qualifications: -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 Notebook Member Qualifications: -Previous trail or conservation work -Using power tools and hand tools -Utilizing sustainable trail practices How to Apply: Please visit to learn more about these positions and to apply. Please contact Halle Harklau, with any questions.
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Halle Harklau
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