Wednesday, February 25, 2015

We are Hiring! Methow Trails Manager

Position Summary:
Methow Trails Manager- The position is full time, year round, exempt, with a competitive benefits package. The focus of this position is to promote and support the mission of Methow Trails by coordinating and executing summer and winter trail maintenance operations. Primary responsibilities include year round trails maintenance, distribution of trail equipment and infrastructure, coordination of volunteer/community trail projects, providing support for all events and organization functions, and interacting positively with all trail users and partners. The Trails Manager works closely with the Executive Director, Program Manager, and Mechanic. The ideal candidate is familiar with the trails system, the community, and enjoys spending lots of time interacting with our broad user-base. Hours are flexible, but candidates must be willing to work some weekends, and be on call in the winter. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by e-mail to by Thursday, March 12th.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Organize trail projects that engage, inspire, and grow the trail community.
Assist Executive Director in daily administration of Methow Trails
Contributing member of Staff Leadership Team
Coordinate with the Grooming team, Mechanic, Program Manager, Executive Director, and volunteers to provide the best trail experience possible.
Support Program Manager in carrying out all trail events and organization functions.
Whatever role necessary to successfully execute the mission/goals of Methow Trails.

Trail Maintenance
Execute trail-based capital improvement projects.
Maintain all trail signs, markers, and kiosks.
Seasonal openings/closures of all fences, bollards, bridges, trails.
Maintain trail clearance by cutting trees, brush, and grass throughout the trail system.
In coordination with the Mechanic assist with maintenance of equipment; snowmobiles, ATV’s, snow cats, renovators, rollers, ginzus, blades, tillers, fuel tanks, and all trail tools.
Transportation of all grooming equipment and supplies where and whenever is needed.
Perform day grooming duties/shifts and night grooming shifts as needed.
Clean and stock all cat shacks and grooming “stations” throughout the system.

Assist Program Manager with event logistics, presentation, course marking, course preparation and day of course marshals/race volunteers as needed.
Assist all organization staff and volunteers to deliver a high quality program, event, and trail experience.

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