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  • Trail Specialist 1  (posted 9/19/22)

 
  • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week

 
  • Wage: $18-$26/hour 

 
  • Benefits: Benefits: federal holidays, 40 hours sick leave, 80 hours paid leave and 80 hours unpaid leave.

 
  • Work Site: various, throughout San Diego County

 
  • Supervisor:  SDMBA Trails Coordinator

 
  • Job Description

    • Entry level position, ideally employee has had previous experience on construction crew, trail crew, conservation crew, or natural resources field experience.

    • Skills/Knowledge - the below are desired when starting as a TS1 and priorities for development if lacking. 

      • Proficient with hand tools for trail work

      • Thorough understanding of basic trail theory

        • User experience and aesthetic considerations

        • Drainage and water management structures and techniques

        • Basics of rock armoring and rock wall construction

        • Understanding of basic standards of quality and safety

      • Experience desired with dumper, plate compactor 

      • Apprentice level operator of excavator, loaders, compactors

      • Off road driving including attaching/towing trailers.

      • Ability to safely load and secure equipment/materials in trucks/trailers.

 
  • Responsibilities

    • Greet, orient, train, and supervise volunteers including monitoring safety and work quality.

    • Perform challenging physical labor for long periods performing trail work. 

    • Follow safety guidelines and always use PPE.

    • Read communications, be on time and prepared for work.

    • Committed to performing the highest quality work and desire to learn and grow knowledge and skill set.

 
  • How to Apply:

    • To apply for this position please submit the following to bens@sdmba.com. Please put “Trail Specialist” in the subject line. Please no calls. 

    • Submit Resume with 3 references