The East Coast Trail Association is now accepting applications to fill seasonal Trail Crew Worker positions to assist with construction, enhancement and maintenance work along the coastline of the Avalon Peninsula, between Portugal Cove, Cape St. Francis and Cappahayden.
Period of Work:
Candidates should be available to start work April 24, 2017, ground and weather conditions permitting. Work is likely to continue through November, possibly as late as early Dec 2017.
Successful candidates will:
-Be knowledgeable in the proficient use and safe operation of power saws and/or tools associated with construction, carpentry, woodworking, and stonework;
-Be in good physical condition and prepared to work in an outdoor environment and in adverse weather conditions;
-Be capable of hiking distances of several kilometers of the East Coast Trail daily, while transporting tools, equipment and materials to outdoor work sites on the trail;
-Have experience a general laborer;
-Provide own transportation and accommodations;
-Bring a positive demeanor to teamwork.
Trail Crew Worker Rate: $15.85/hour, up to 40 hours per week (General Construction Workers)
Skilled Worker Rate: $20.66/hour, up to 40 hours per week (Carpentry and Chainsaw experience required)
Deadline to apply: Monday, April 3, 2017
Start Date: April 24, 2017 (weather and trail conditions permitting)
How to apply:
Send a short covering letter with resume, highlighting any construction, carpentry or chainsaw experience, by email (with "Trail Crew Worker" in subject line), no later than Monday, April 3, to:
Ed Delaney, Trail Manager
East Coast Trail Association
*No phone calls, please. We sincerely appreciate all applications, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.*