OBP Trailworks, LLC - PTBA Member Company

Contact Name: Jedediah Talbot

Company/Organization/Agency: OBP Trailworks, LLC

Address: 110 Poplar Hill Rd, Turner, ME 04282 USA

Email Address: obptrailworks@gmail.com

Contact Phone: (207) 312-1430

Job Title: Professional Trail Crew Member

Job Description: OBP Trailworks, LLC . Promoting Sustainable Trails. .  www.obptrailworks.com 

OBP Trailworks, LLC is looking to hire seasonal trail crew positions for Fall 2019. 
OBP is a professional trail contracting company based in Turner, Maine, owned and operated by Jed Talbot.

Job Title: Professional Trail Crew Member
Position Start Date: Immediate openings
Position End Date: November 22, 2019 - flexible
Hiring Schedule: Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis.

Position Description: Trail crew members work 35-40 hours a week, generally working four 10 hour days, followed by three days off. The schedule is subject to change with notice, project dependent. 
Project sites will be located in various regions of Maine, including Midcoast and Northern Maine. 
Members work with and report to Jed Talbot and the Crew Supervisor. Crew structure is project dependent, and members can expect to either work together as one crew, split into multiple crews, or occasionally work solo.

Position Requirements Include:
Minimum 2 years experience with varied trail maintenance and construction techniques, and/or relevant manual labor
Experience with, or willingness to learn, Equipment Operation such as skid steer loaders and mini-excavators
Ability and willingness to work safely, efficiently, and unsupervised while outside in all weather conditions
Physical ability to carry a 50 pack for 10 miles over rough terrain
Physical ability to sustain long days of intensive manual labor
Experience and comfort with being in the woods for long periods of time, sometimes alone
Flexibility with work schedule
History of safe working practices
Reliable personal vehicle for transportation to/from project sites
Personal camping gear (tent, sleeping pad, bag, headlamp, etc)
Wilderness medical training (preferred)
Chainsaw safety training (preferred)

Qualifications Include:
High level of self motivation and discipline  
Ability to execute a high standard of work while being mindful of production rates
Capacity to take direction and constructive criticism
Ability to communicate effectively with crew members, supervisor, and owner
Desire to contribute to a shared community environment
Capacity to act as a respectful, professional representative of OBP to clients and partners

Hourly rate based on experience and commitment
Travel compensation at the start and end of each project
End of Season Bonus, based on combined weekly and seasonal commitment
Seasonal Housing options available
On site housing provided during work weeks- some projects require camping (OBP provides base camp gear)
Company attire
Skills training and experience, including technical trail skills, equipment operation, rigging, stone splitting, shaping and pinning, chainsaw milling, etc.
Opportunity to travel, work, and explore beautiful areas such as the White Mountains of NH, the coast of Maine, and the North Maine Woods.

To apply: 
Applicants should email a cover letter stating reasons for seeking employment with OBP, a résumé, and contact information for three references to jed@obptrailworks.com.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions. For more information on OBP Trailworks, email us or visit our website at www.obptrailworks.com.

Job Start Date: 9/16/2019

Application Deadline: 11/1/2019

Additional Information: https://www.obptrailworks.com/

(Sent via Professional TrailBuilders Association)