The Regional Trail Stewardship Coordinator (RTSC) has strong outreach, organization, trail maintenance, and leadership skills to enhance and grow the PCTA’s regional
volunteer trail maintenance programs to reduce deferred maintenance backlog on the PCT.

This position:
• Centers and implements diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) strategies in their project planning and execution.
• Works closely with staff, volunteer leaders, corps crew partners, and agency partners to provide professional project coordination and management, logistical support, and project leadership in the office and the field.
• Works in coordination with volunteer program staff to recruit volunteers and foster greater partnerships and regional stewardship collaboration between local agencies,
municipalities, and community organizations.
• Coordinates, provides support for, and instructs at Trail Skills College training courses.
• Supports programs focused on growing PCTA’s volunteer program and developing a diverse, inclusive, and equitable volunteer community.

This is a year-round, full-time position with a furlough over the months of December and January, currently funded for a two-year term. Field work in the Spring and Fall will take place in the Tehachapi and Mojave regions. Summer projects will be hosted in the Sierra Nevada. Outreach and coordination efforts will be ongoing throughout the year.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Conservation, Crew, Full Time, Trail Supervisor, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

Required Skills:

What Makes You a Great Fit for this Position?
• Minimum of two years of relevant professional experience or five years of substantial volunteer experience in a field that involves conservation, trail maintenance, ecological restoration, landscaping, or other outdoor stewardship projects
• Outdoor leadership in training, managing, and leading trail crews
• Embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as a personal value

See full job description on our website at: https://www.pcta.org/about-us/jobs/

Preferred Skills:

• Chain and crosscut saw certification or skillset to enable certification before leading a project
• Valid wilderness first aid, including CPR certification, or ability to complete certifications before the employee’s first managed project

About Pacific Crest Trail Association

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) spans 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington. One of America’s National Scenic Trails, the PCT reveals the beauty of the desert, the glaciated expanses of the Sierra Nevada, and the deep forests and commanding vistas of the Cascade Range. Untold thousands of hikers and equestrians enjoy this international treasure each year. Some only travel a few miles, while others complete every mile in a single season.

Application Instructions

To Apply: The deadline to apply is March 13. E-mail resume, letter of interest, and list of three references to [email protected] with the subject line “Regional Trail Stewardship Coordinator.” Please include your name in each document (i.e., “abrush resume,” “abrush references”). First round interviews will be held the week of March 18th followed by second round interviews the week of March 25th with an anticipated start date for the first week of June.

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