This is a skilled position. The position emphasizes and involves a variety of knowledge and abilities in the field of trail construction and maintenance to include: excavation and grading of trails, carpentry, dry stone masonry, and operation of a motor vehicle, mechanized equipment and trailers. The Assistant Trail Crew Lead is expected to perform trail construction and maintenance under minimal supervision from the Crew Lead. Assistant Trail Crew Leads will assume leadership of trail crew in absence of the Trail Crew Lead. The position will assist the Trail Crew Lead in training and directing the work of people in the Crew Member position, Jr. Rangers, conservation corps crews, volunteers, and other groups and individuals assigned to trail projects. This position requires hiking up to 10 hours per day, carrying a backpack and hand tools, and working outside in inclement weather and in mountainous terrain.
• Driver’s license and ability to maintain and acceptable motor vehicle record.
• Acceptable background information including criminal history is required.
• Ability to identify what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it
• Ability to operate and use specialized equipment including trail dozers, excavators, power carriers, gas powered rock drills/breakers, winch and rigging equipment, chainsaws, grinders and sharpening tools, etc.
About City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks
The City of Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play.
With over 300 miles of dedicated bikeways and more than 150 miles of hiking trails, Boulder values active lifestyles and access to nature. Forty-five thousand acres of land provide open space for parks and a green belt around the city. With world class restaurants and art and music venues, The City of Boulder values diverse culture.
Respect is one of our five City Values (including Customer Service, Collaboration, Integrity and Innovation) and we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and support our differences across all spectrums, including but not limited to ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexuality. Through our focus on Racial Equity, our employee benefits, and the many programs resources we offer our staff, we continually strive to weave respect for one another into the fabric of our organization.