We have filled our trail crew for the 2017 season. Please check back next season.
The Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) is seeking several limited term employees to work on its 2017 summer trail building and maintenance crews. Up to five trail crew positions will be available.
All trail crew workers are paid an hourly wage with standard payroll deductions and no additional benefits.
Maintenance work begins as early as mid-May depending on the availability of crew. Trail construction begins the first week of June. See the Job Description below for additional information and the Job Application page to download an application.
If you have any specific questions about the job or your qualifications, please contact CAMBA directly.
Hand Crew (4)
Work will include maintaining singletrack mountain bike trails and other designated bike routes. Tasks will include brushing, mowing, leaf blowing, sign and map installation, tread improvements and other duties. Experience and/or a high level of aptitude is desirable, but not required, for these positions. The crew will need to be able to work independently with a minimum of direction. Work will also include hand building singletrack trail to sustainable standards and performing rehab and other maintenance work to insure proper drainage, sustainability and safety on existing trails as well as hand finishing machine built trail.
This is physically demanding work and a good basic level of fitness is necessary. Individuals should be comfortable working all day outdoors and dealing with weather and other natural challenges. A reasonable comfort level with hand tools and some power tools is expected.
Dates: June 5 – August 16, 2017. All crew must be able to commit to working this entire time frame.
Work Schedule: 8 hours per day, 4 days per week.
Location: Northwest Wisconsin: Cable, Namakagon, Seeley, Hayward, Delta, Drummond, Mt. Ashwabay.
Rate of pay: $12-$15/hour, depending on experience and following a training period rate with standard payroll employment tax deductions.
Additional Educational Components: Selected individuals may be eligible to receive chainsaw safety and first aid/CPR training, attend other classroom and field-learning experiences.
Minimum age: 17. Reliable automobile transportation is necessary.
Trail Crew Leader
The crew leader will be a working member of the crew. Crew leader will be responsible for overseeing the crew’s daily work ensuring punctuality, completion of daily tasks, safety, and recording daily hours. At the end of each week the crew leader will communicate that week’s hours to the executive director. Daily work matters including inclement weather will be handled through the project leader; personnel issues including payroll matters will be addressed to the executive director. Access to email, text messaging and a computer will be necessary.
Send a brief resume and job application by April 15 to: Ron Bergin, firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: CAMBA, P.O. Box 141, Cable, WI 54821. Call or email if you have any questions: (715)798-3599.
Employee Handbook (PDF) – Information for all CAMBA summer trail crew employees.
CAMBA “How-To” Manual (PDF) – Trail Building and Maintenance Guide