Trail construction on the High Plains trail

Trail construction on the High Plains trail in 2006

Are you passionate about using the trails around Boulder and looking for a great opportunity to be more involved and give back to the trail running, hiking and mountain bike communities? #BoCo_trails

The City of Boulder, Colorado Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) is seeking applications for seasonal Trails Crew Lead and Trails Crew Member positions for the 2014 field season.

OSMP provides a great opportunity to work on an extensive mountain and plains trail system for people seeking a challenging and engaging trail crew work opportunity.

The Trails Crew Lead positions lead a 3-6 person trail crew in the construction, repair, and maintenance of Open Space and Mountain Parks trails and related facilities.

As a Trails Crew Member you will work as part of a 3-6 person crew to construct, repair, and maintain trails and related facilities and to perform related duties as assigned. Work involves heavy lifting, digging, carrying, brush cutting and operation of power equipment in the construction and maintenance of natural surface and crusher fines trails.

The positions pay hourly and the work schedule is Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m, and occasional Fridays and/or weekends; Employment dates are March 17th through November 21st.

Position descriptions and information on how to apply are posted at:  https://bouldercolorado.gov/jobs-and-volunteer

Volunteers help build the Benjamin Loop at Betasso Preserve for National Trails Day in 2010

Volunteers help build the Benjamin Loop at Betasso Preserve for National Trails Day in 2010

Volunteers move the trail up at Greenman away from fragile ecosystems

Volunteers move the trail up at Greenman away from fragile ecosystems