Chequamegon Area
Mountain Bike Association

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MEET OUR 2019 TRAIL CREW

Will is the trail crew leader. Nuff’ said. “Building trails is awesome. I work in the woods everyday with my friends. We are living the dream.” Will has worked on CAMBA Trail Crew for five years.  
Favorite Tool: Mini Excavator or my crew. 


Brady is the best trout fisherman in the Northwoods and embodiment of interdimensional Sasquatch. Sasquatch has worked on CAMBA Trail Crew for three years. 
Favorite Tool: “I pick the pick.”


Derek is a recent UMD graduate in Outdoor Recreation. He also is the founder and winner of King of the Trail 2018. “No shirt, all dirt!” Derek has worked on CAMBA Trail Crew for four years. 
Favorite Tool: Flat shovel for slap packing or any tool that is unbreakable.


Tom graduated from Western Washington University and is putting his degree to good use moving dirt from point A to point B. Tom has worked on CAMBA Trail Crew for three years. 
Favorite Tool: Rouge Hoe or anything that dispenses DEET.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) is seeking  limited term employees to work on its 2019 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Trail Crew

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 3 – August 16, 2019. 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.

To apply

Send a brief resume and job application by April 15 to: Ron Bergin, camba@cheqnet.net or by mail to: CAMBA, P.O. Box 141, Cable, WI 54821. Call or email if you have any questions: (715)798-3599.

 

Trail Crew Job Application (PDF)

Employee Handbook (PDF) – Information for all CAMBA summer trail crew employees.

CAMBA “How-To” Manual (PDF) – Trail Building and Maintenance Guide