Trails Crew Member

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The Trails Crewmember position is an exciting and adventurous opportunity to work in a crew building and maintaining trail projects. Featuring opportunities for travel in Colorado, the Trails Crewmember is responsible for carrying out project instructions, performing skilled and non-skilled trail work, and produce a timely and high-quality completed project. Timberline Landscaping seeks an individual that demonstrates passion for trail building and the outdoors.
This position begins on either March 30th or May 11th as there are two available start times. It ends in November (as weather and work availability allows).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Meets and exceeds client expectations through excellent trail work
• Communicate all safety concerns, work concerns, and other pertinent information to the Trails Crew Leader
• Effectively comply with Timberline’s guidelines in emergency situations, following protocols and communication requirements
• Read, understand, and implement certain plans and schematics
• Maintains and/or operates tools and equipment; including hand tools, small power tools, and chainsaws
• Performs unskilled and, as training and experience allows, semi-skilled work in a responsible manner
• Assists with routine equipment maintenance, particularly sharpening and re-hanging of hand tools
• Works full days in the backcountry without regular access to amenities
• Performs other functions as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:
• Must have a high school diploma or GED
• Be willing to travel (a lot) in Colorado
• Must be willing to work away from home for weeks at a time
• Demonstrated ability to perform the varied physical requirements of trail work
• This job requires a uniform and the use of personal protective equipment as well as adherence to all safety rules and policies. This will include back country first aid and bear safety training
• Creative, pro-active problem-solving skills
• Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, MVR, and criminal record
• High degree of interpersonal skills, as Crewmember will be with other crewmembers for long periods of time
• Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change and hardships that comes along with working outside in remote locations

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds (request help when lifting heavier things)
• Depending on the job, this position could require back-country camping, hiking for miles with a day pack, and dealing with all weather conditions
• This job, at a minimum, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and control of heavy equipment

JOB SUMMARY
Location: Requires Travel (Colorado)
Position Title: Trails Crewmember
Reports to: Trails Crew Leader
Supervises: None
Department: Trails
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: 0 + years
Career Level: Non-manager (non-exempt), temporary position
Salary: $15 – $17 per hour, DOE. For job sites over one hour from home, Timberline will provide a per diem as some jobs will require Crewmembers to live on the job site (when lodging is not available, Crewmembers will be expected to camp on site in a tent when lodging is not provided). Depending on the job and arrangement, that lodging may range from staying in tents, RV, a house, etc. Evening and weekend travel to home is an option when realistic for the Crewmember.
Hours: 40+
Benefits:
• Health insurance (after applicable waiting period per company policy)
• Profit sharing