Duties of the summer Trail Crew include maintenance of trails through trimming, mowing, and clearing. Duties may also include working with land bank field staff on small carpentry projects, such as foot bridges and boardwalks, installation of erosion control features, invasive plant management, and new trail construction. Trail Crew members work closely with land bank field staff and have an opportunity to learn techniques for creating and maintaining a diversity of conservation trail types.
Successful applicants must demonstrate good communication skills; willingness to engage with the public, have an ability to work both independently and as part of a team; have own vehicle transportation; and enjoy working outside in all types of weather. Successful applicants will also have some experience using a chainsaw, mowers, trimmers, power tools, and the ability to lift 50lbs.
Salary is +$13.50 per hour (40 hours/week). Furnished rustic housing is available with shared kitchen and bath; an additional 8 hours of evening or early morning caretaking responsibilities is required of all tenants in exchange for housing. You may elect to not stay in land bank housing if you have your own housing.
Application for employment with the land bank is located on the land bank website at www.mvlandbank.com under employment opportunities. Use the link to the online application form and follow instructions to upload cover letter and resume.