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Seasonal Trails Coordinator

For Vermont State Parks

This position coordinates trails program and projects in an assigned district for the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. Plans, develops, and coordinates trail maintenance and development projects, and supervises and monitors in-house, contracted and volunteer trail crews. Develops and coordinates a volunteer trail maintainer program on state lands. May also support the preparation of grants, requests for proposals, and contracts for trail projects. Duties are performed under the general direction of the Forest Recreation Specialist, Parks Regional Manager or State Lands Stewardship Forester, but with need for significant independence interacting with the public and outside service providers. One Trail Coordinator position will have the added responsibility of supporting the State Trail Crew through training development and implementation, supervision and coordination, and performance evaluation. Wilderness First Aid/Responder and CPR certifications desired, as well as chainsaw certification (Game of Logging). Must have driver's license. State or rental vehicle will be available. These positions are in Forestry District 4 (Barre) and Forestry District 5 (St. Johnsbury) and range from 960-1280 hours per year.

Work in the beautiful Vermont outdoors with some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. Happy customers continuously tell us that our staff are the best around. Our staff tell us that working for the parks is some of the most rewarding and meaningful work they’ve ever done. If you have an excellent work ethic, customer service and/or management experience, and great attitude, we’d love for you to apply.

We work towards ensuring a safe, welcoming, and inclusive place for our staff, volunteers, and visitors. Discrimination based on ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and physical or mental condition is prohibited. All eligible applicants or job-holders have equal opportunity in all areas of state employment.

We are currently recruiting park managers, assistant managers, park interpreters, attendants, workcampers, deckhands for our Burton Island Ferry Boat and more. Part-time and full-time positions are available statewide. All jobs are temporary positions and as such do not have a comprehensive benefits package such as paid vacation or health insurance. 

Beginning September 15, 2021, all State of Vermont Executive Branch employees (including all parks seasonal employees) must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

All finalists for these positions will be background checked.

Feb 10, 2022
May 01, 2022
$17.83-$18.74/hour
Apply through the online portal by clicking “Apply Now” button: https://vtstateparks.com/employment.html