Login Register
Home » Jobs » Trail Crew Technician

Rocky Mountain Field Institute

  • 1485 Garden of the Gods Road Suite 140, Colorado Springs, CO
  • rmfi.org

Contact the employer

Make sure to include valid contact details when reaching out to an employer.

Email Me Jobs Like These

Create a job alert now and get notified when new jobs are posted.

Alert Frequency

Apply by Feb 02, 2024

Trail Crew Technician

Do you enjoy the outdoors, working hard, getting dirty and have a passion for conservation and stewardship? Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) is one of the leading trail stewards in Colorado and headquartered near Garden of the Gardens and Pikes Peak in beautiful Colorado Springs.  RMFI is gearing up for a busy 2024 season and looking for experienced trail professionals to fill multiple trail crew positions.  RMFI offers competitive wages, training opportunities, sick leave, pro-deals and a welcoming and fun workplace. Come earn great money working with a group of passionate and diverse staff in some of Colorado’s most iconic landscapes. Learn more and apply here.


min experience

salary range

$19 - $21 / hour

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

Job Overview

The Trail Crew Technician (TCT) works under the supervision of the RMFI Program Managers and in close coordination with the RMFI Trail Crew Leaders (TCT). The TCT serves as the primary on the ground workforce, implementing RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The TCT spends the duration of their workday performing rigorous physical labor in an outdoor setting utilizing a variety of hand and power tools. Primary duties include completing objectives for single and multi-day field projects; instructing volunteers in trail and restoration techniques; maintaining tools and equipment; and completing detailed project documentation. The TCT frequently works 10 hours a day for 4-18 consecutive days while camping in a variety of outdoor conditions including inclement weather. A TCT works independently and as a member of a trail crew while receiving guidance from Program Managers and Trail Crew Leaders. TCTs are dedicated to professional work standards, the highest degree of safety, and ensuring project goals are completed. Projects include a variety of trail and restoration projects in riparian, wetland, alpine, montane, foothills, and desert ecosystems focusing on Southern Colorado.

Special Benefits

Sick leave, gear stipend, pro-deals

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Wilderness First Aid certification.
  • High level of physical fitness. Ability to pass the work capacity test (pack test) upon arrival for RMFI training.
  • Experience in trail construction.
  • Restoration knowledge including social trail closure, erosion mitigation, post-wildland fire restoration, and invasive species control.
  • Ability to safely operate and maintain equipment used in the performance of assigned tasks including four-wheel drive vehicles, chainsaws, and hand and power tools.
  • Strong conservation ethic and passion for public lands stewardship.
  • Supportive of RMFI Core Values and mission.
  • Committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Related Jobs

all about us

About Adventure Job Board

We have worked and lived in some of the best places on earth. The experiences that come with seasonal and full time work in adventurous settings are life changing to say the least. We built this job board to share those opportunities with passionate job seekers while connecting employers to the best possible candidates.

More about us

Give us a shoutout

Contact Us

Have a question about a job or a place? Need a little extra encouragement? Know of a great place that we haven’t discovered yet? Send us an email, tag us with #AdventureJobBoard on Social, or release the courier pigeons. Contact us. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Contact us now

You’ve got email

Newsletter Signup

Please sign up here to receive a newsletter listing all our latest jobs, offers and updates.

    communitY dedicated to jobs in great places

    Fueled by a passion to help people redefine how they see their careers

    © 2016 - 2022 Adventure Job Bord - All rights reserved.