Regional Trail Coordinator

DESCRIPTION: 
Oversee the trails in a region for one of our member clubs.
NECESSARY SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Must be a member of the Finger Lakes Trail Conference (we accept new members everyday!).
  • Should have some previous experience with, or knowledge of, trail maintenance.
RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES: 
  • Maintain Finger Lakes Trail in his/her Region through group or individual Trail Sponsors.
  • Assist with trail maintenance work.
  • Advocate for construction projects and help to organize work crews to complete them.
  • Coordinate training opportunities for maintainers.
  • Promote healthy landowner relations to protect trail on private land.
  • Work with NYSDEC and NYS Parks personnel to maintain trail on public land.
  • Assist in efforts to relocate trail off-road.
  • Prepare a state-of-the-trail report for the annual Trail Council Meeting.
  • Attend biennial Trail Maintainers' meeting in his/her area.
Training: 
  • Two Trail Maintainers' meetings are held annually, usually in the fall.
  • There are also field training opportunities offered including chain saw training and general trail maintenance.
Commitment Type: 
Long Term
TIME COMMITMENT: 
Approximately 60 to 100 hours per year including meetings and administrative work.
Location Type: 
On Trail
Oversight: 
Other
Age Requirements: 
18 and older
Committee: 
Trail Work