Trail Crew Chief

DESCRIPTION: 

Supervise volunteer crew members on work trips to repair or build trails. Projects include but are not limited to: bridge building, rock work, and trail construction and design. Training is available.

NECESSARY SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Member of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
  • Trail assessment, design, construction, repair, and evaluation skills
  • Leadership experience, ability to work with and teach others
  • Able to perform heavy, physical work (or able to teach others these skills through knowledge)
  • Interest in hiking trail management
  • Safety conscious
  • Map reading skill
RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES: 
  • Coordinate, schedule, and supervise work trips to repair or build trails.
  • Provide schedules and work updates for the Trail Walkerand website.
  • Recruit and train new crewmembers so that their work meets NYNJTC standards.
  • Teach, incorporate and use safe working habits.
  • Provide annual report on volunteer hours, projects and an annual budget.
Training: 

Trail U Leadership Training is available.

Commitment Type: 
Long Term
Duration of Assignment: 
1 year
TIME COMMITMENT: 
Minimum of four trips per year; plus relevant administration and reporting.
Location Type: 
On Trail
Oversight: 
Trail Chair
Age Requirements: 
18 and older
Committee: 
Trail Work