Position Description
The BCC Trails Crew Lead position will help lead a professional trail crew designed to complete a variety of projects associated with improving environmental, safety, and user conditions at climbing areas throughout the Front Range region. The Crew Lead position is a field-based position, consisting of regular physically demanding work on-trail, at the crags, as well as a small amount of work within the community.

100% of the position duties will be field based working at various climbing areas, including front and backcountry work sites throughout the Front Range area.

Position Goals
Implementing and supervising project construction strategies alongside Field Coordinator and ensure solid day-to-day communication amongst the crew regarding progress.
Assume field operation management responsibilities.
Support BCC’s volunteer programs to increase recruitment and retention of BCC volunteers.

Position Responsibilities
Manage day-to-day field operations, crew members, and volunteers and assign proper tasks that make the trail program function efficiently.
Assess, train and supervise fellow crew members and volunteers on safe and efficient techniques for material quarrying/gathering, transport, and construction of stone structures, as well as restoration of natural landscapes at project sites.
Safely & efficiently work with a variety of tools (including; grip hoist (& other rigging equipment)), power tools, rock hammers & chisels, rock bars, power drill and feathers & wedges) and maintain equipment conditions and an up to date tool inventory.
Assist in ensuring that proper project reporting is completed: End of project reports, project tool inventories, incident reports and volunteer paperwork.
Interact with land managers and community members in a polite and professional manner to promote the mission of the BCC.
Create weekly Trail Program content for BCC’s social media.

Benefits/ Compensation
Hourly salary range of $22.00-$26.00
One week-40 hours PTO
Field expenses compensated during overnight projects: workday food per diem and mileage reimbursement.
Outdoor industry pro deals

Tagged as: Climbing Skills, Conservation, Trail Supervisor, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Desired Qualifications
Moderate to advanced trail work & restoration experience and skills, with an emphasis on intensive projects and stonework, stone quarrying, rigging, and material management
Moderate experience training, supervising and/or managing others
Moderate experience managing work sites and/or projects
Capability of documenting project metrics via field notes and photos
Moderate to advanced computer skills
Reliable transportation.
Possesses a very strong work ethic and drive for a q

About Boulder Climbing Community

The Boulder Climbing Community is a non-profit organization that connects and supports climbers, climbing organizations, land managers, and businesses in the Boulder area, in order to protect and care for the climbing areas we love.

Our hallmark program is the Front Range Climbing Stewards, a full-time professional trail work team. We've also helped replace hundreds of old bolts and anchors, and provided thousands of free wag bags at stations we installed.

Application Instructions

Send resume and cover letter, specifically addressing your qualifications as related to the position, electronically to Ryan Kuehn, Stewardship Director: [email protected] Please write "2022 BCC Trails Crew Lead" on the subject line. The job search will continue until the positions are filled. No calls or paper submissions please.