The Trail Crew Member is responsible for working with a crew of 2-3 individuals as well as youth groups and volunteer groups on both frontcountry and backcountry trail and restoration projects. Approximately half of the season will be spent in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, with the other half of the season focusing on frontcountry projects throughout our service area. This position requires the desire and ability to live and work in a backcountry setting for up to eight days–responding professionally to fluid conditions and crew dynamics within various frontcountry/backcountry worksites, the ability to assess and manage risks, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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


Excellent team builder, outdoor leadership, experience working with land management agencies, trail building experience.

Required Skills:

experience backpacking, ability to hike up to 10 miles a day with heavy hand tools, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, ability to attend a mandatory staff and crew leader training May 1-5

About Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers promotes stewardship of our public lands by engaging our community in education, restoration, and conservation projects.

Application Instructions

Send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to: Jack Douglas, Program Manager by email at [email protected]. Phone and email questions and inquiries acceptable: [email protected], 970-927-8241.