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Professional Trail Crew Staff

Seasonal Position

The Adirondack Mountain Club’s professional trail crew builds, rehabilitates, and conducts maintenance on backcountry trails in both the Adirondack and Catskill Parks. Using non-motorized hand tools, professional trail crew staff construct a wide variety of sustainable trail structures with native and dimensional materials. Crews camp for four days at a time in the backcountry near work locations. Training is provided prior to the beginning of the field season.

Location: Adirondak Loj & Heart Lake Program Center, Lake Placid, NY

Position Dates: Early-May to mid-August

Compensation: $14.50 per hour, wage increase dependent on work location and classification; Paid sick time; Free ADK membership; Leave No Trace Trainer workshop and Wilderness First Aid certification; OSHA-10 Training; Free ADK workshops; Discounts on store merchandise and rental equipment; On-site housing available.

Application Deadline: February 1

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