Assistant Trail Crew Leader for Maine Appalachian Trail Crew

Dec 14, 2016

Maine Appalachian Trail Club
2017 Season

Assistant Trail Crew Leader

Provide additional supervision and training to volunteers on the Appalachian Trail at remote sites in the mountains of Maine. Projects include building stone steps, waterbars and retaining walls. Activities focus on teamwork and learning opportunities for volunteers. Advanced training with stone cutting, stone work, Griphoist rigging systems and other trail work will be presented by an experienced trail pioneer. Instruction with first aid and leadership techniques will be provided. Sorry, no pets are allowed.

One season of trail work or hiking experience
One season in an outdoor leadership role
Interest in building a career in the trail world
Ability to teach trail skills
Previous experience building stone structures
Good health and physical fitness
Valid driver's license and clean driving record
Durable sense of humor
Willing to take over a project when the Leader is gone.
Ability to maintain a safe work environment under challenging conditions
Ability to motivate and work with people of all ages and backgrounds

Pay: $10.00 per hour plus housing and meals provided (valued at $150 per week)

Dates: May 20 – August 26, 2017. Work includes weekends.

To Apply: send your resume, cover letter and 3 references to:

Lester C. Kenway
PO Box 8057
Bangor ME 04402

or by email to

Applications accepted until the positions are filled with preference given to those received by January 31, 2017.

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