The Trails Field Coordinator position will lead a professional steward program designed to complete a variety of projects associated with improving environmental, safety, and user conditions at climbing areas throughout the Front Range region. The Trails Field Coordinator 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.
90% of the position duties will be field based working at various climbing areas, including front and backcountry work sites throughout the Front Range area. with 10% of the position duties being administrative, working with the BCC Stewardship Director, and other staff, attending meetings and completing BCC admin duties.
Implement and supervise project construction strategies and ensure solid day-to-day communication amongst the crew regarding progress.
Manage trail project responsibilities.
Utilize BCC’s volunteer programs to increase recruitment and retention of BCC volunteers.
Trail Project Management:
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.
Ensure that proper project reporting is completed: Before and After Photos, End of project metrics, reports, project tool inventories, incident reports and volunteer paperwork.
Create weekly Trail Program content for BCC’s social media.
Provide crew feedback in the form of mid-season and end of season performance evaluations.
Interact with land managers and community members in a polite and professional manner to promote the mission of the BCC.
Volunteer Coordination and Management:
Coordinate the BCC trail volunteer outreach efforts including updating volunteer calendar, keeping track of volunteer metrics, and coordinating with registered volunteers.
Ensure that BCC volunteers are utilized in an efficient manner and are taught trail work skills in order to develop a skilled volunteer network.
Track volunteer hours on Salesforce.
Hourly salary range of $23.00-$27.00
One week-40 hours PTO
Field expenses compensated during overnight projects: workday food per diem and mileage reimbursement.
Outdoor industry pro deals
Advanced trail work & restoration experience and skills, with an emphasis on intensive projects and stonework, stone quarrying, rigging, and material management.
Advanced experience training, supervising and/or managing others
Moderate to advanced experience managing work sites and/or projects
Capability of documenting project metrics via field notes and photos
Moderate to advanced computer skills
Possesses a very strong work ethic and drive for a
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.