City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Department

Contact Name: Zack Stansfield

Company/Organization/Agency: City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Department

Address: 2520 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Email Address:

Contact Phone: (303) 903-5339

Job Title: Trails Assistant Crew Lead

Job Description: Overall Job Objective
Assist in leading and providing work direction for a 3-6 person crew to construct, repair, and maintain trails and related facilities and to perform related duties as assigned.

Position Summary 
This is a skilled position. The position emphasizes and involves a variety of knowledge and abilities in the field of trail construction and maintenance to include: excavation and grading of trails, carpentry, dry stone masonry, and operation of a motor vehicle, mechanized equipment and trailers. The Assistant Trail Crew Lead is expected to perform trail construction and maintenance under minimal supervision from the Crew Lead. Assistant Trail Crew Leads will assume leadership of trail crew in absence of the Trail Crew Lead. The position will assist the Trail Crew Lead in training and directing the work of people in the Crew Member position, Jr. Rangers, conservation corps crews, volunteers, and other groups and individuals assigned to trail projects.

Duties & Responsibilities
•Work as part of a crew to perform routine, cyclic, and specialized maintenance, repair and reconstruction/construction on trails and related structures and facilities, including clearing (specialized), excavation, grading and finish; tread, drainage system and structure construction, maintenance and repair; carpentry work; and use of associated tools and equipment. 
•Assist the Trail Crew Lead in providing work leadership and training crew members and other work crews in essential skills necessary to safely and effectively perform a variety of trail construction and maintenance projects. 
•Operate and use specialized equipment: trail dozers, excavators, power carriers, gas powered rock drills/breakers, winch and rigging equipment, chainsaws, grinders and sharpening tools, etc. 
•Assist the Crew Lead in the organization and maintenance of tools and equipment in the field as well as general upkeep of the tool cage. 
•Work as part of a team. 
•Take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances, and act accordingly to prevent accidents. Use all proper safety equipment. Report all accidents and damage to city property. 
•Remain generally alert to conditions and events occurring in assigned areas indicating misuse; anticipates needed maintenance and reports such problems to the Trail Crew Lead or Trail Specialists. 
•Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.

Job Start Date: 3/25/2019

Application Deadline: 1/28/2019

Additional Information: Please Apply at the City of Boulders Website (

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