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Wilder Bunch Trail Crew Job 2022

By February 15, 2022October 4th, 2022No Comments

Summary: Do you want a job where you work hard and have fun with a team outside, everyday? The “Wilder Bunch” is a high school trail crew where you will learn skills in construction and trail building while riding bikes and having fun on the trails you build. The crew members will work on trail-related projects across Delta County, including trail construction in Hotchkiss, Delta, Cedaredge, Paonia and Crawford.

Responsibilities: Crew members will gain outdoor leadership skills, confidence in outdoor sports and learn to push themselves physically while building the skills and fundamentals needed to construct hiking and biking trails. Each week, students will work on outdoor trail construction projects and have the opportunity to ride the trails they build! We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic team members who enjoy working hard.  Experience with outdoor activities is helpful; but not required.

Qualifications: Current high school student (recent grads OK if under 18); transportation to/from work site required; experience with outdoor work (yard work, farm chores or carpentry); exact weekly schedule will be coordinated by trail crew lead at the beginning of the work season. 

Location: Crews will spend 1-2 weeks building and maintaining trails in each of the communities in Delta County: Hotchkiss, Paonia, Delta, Cedaredge and Crawford

Pathways Opportunity: 10 available job openings; 

Dates: Required training May 31- June 3rd. Schedule is usually 5-6 hrs/day Monday-Thursday from May 31- end of July. Schedule is potentially flexible to accommodate family trips, but we will give preference to crew members who are dedicated to working for the whole summer.

Paid internship: $12.55/hour. Free outdoor gear use during the summer (SUP, mountain bikes, camping equipment.) First Aid training and job shadowing provided.

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