The Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) seeks a positive, resourceful, and experienced Recreation Program Manager (RM). The RM’s role will be a combination of on-trail and off-trail work. Approximately 60% of the time will be on-trail work including ensuring trails are maintained, communicating to the public, designing and flagging routes and grades, supervising trail construction and seasonal trail maintenance staff, and leading groups of volunteers. The other 40% of the time will be off-trail including contracting, trail and broader recreation planning, and securing right of way and/or access agreements. You will possess interpersonal communication skills and be comfortable leading trail crews, trainings, meetings, and more. You will lead with confidence, keep it fun, and show empathy and respect for others.
Experience with all aspects of trail building and maintenance, experience managing volunteers and/or paid crews in the field, ability to mediate disputes and navigate interpersonal conflict with stakeholders, experience with record keeping and documentation, basic First Aid/CPR, proficient with general office software, experience operating and maintaining power tools including small engines, possess strong written and verbal communication skills and leadership skills,
Ability to do hard manual labor for extended periods, lift 50 pounds, hike multiple miles, and spend entire days working in inclement weather, ability to drive a truck with a trailer.
Experience operating machinery such as mini excavator, skid steer, and powered wheelbarrow. Ability to perform basic maintenance on such equipment.
Experience mapping and designing new trails, experience with mapping/GIS software, demonstrated ability to communicate plans for new trails to stakeholders, experience working with government partners such as USFS, BLM and State.
About Sheridan Community Land Trust
Sheridan Community Land Trust works to preserve our heritage of open spaces, healthy rivers and creeks, working ranches, wildlife habitat, and vibrant history, while expanding recreation opportunities to connect people with the places they love.