CWDW Mountain Bike Trail Project Coordinator - LOCAL ONLY

Expected Dates
September 29, 2014 to January 25, 2015
Site
Fort Dupont Park
Position ID
PO-00606680
The National Park Service is seeking a project leader for the Civil War Defenses of Washington Mountain Biking Trail repair project at Fort Dupont Park.  The Intern will work with park staff to complete identified trail repair projects, coordinate and lead service projects, recruit volunteers, engage community members in outreach programs, develop a CWDW trail ambassador program, lead mountain bike tours, coordinate and support SCA summer trail crews, document projects as they are completed and assist Park Staff at special events. The majority of time will be spent on coordinating/leading trail repair projects and community outreach to promote safe and healthy recreation on the trail. This is a full time position at Fort Dupont Park lasting 12 months. Valid drivers licence is required for this position. 

Fort Dupont Park, in Washington DC, is one of the Civil War Forts that is found along the 7 mile Mountain Biking Trail in National Capital Parks-East. The Park offers a variety of resources to visitors including Historic Sites, Civil War History, Recreation Trails, Summer Concerts and Community Gardening. The region offers an abundance of educational and recreational opportunities including Historic park sites, Washington DC monuments and museums, skiing, climbing, fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, jogging and biking all within a 1-2 hour drive.

Local candidates only - must be within commuting distance to apply.
  • Fort Dupont Park, Washington D.C.
  • First Aid/CPR
    UTV Safety
  • A wide variety of educational opportunities will be offered by CWDW and additional resources are located within the National Capital Region.

Main Area of Focus
Backcountry/Trail work
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Hand Tools
competent without supervision
Community Engagement
competent without supervision
Trail Maintenance
competent without supervision
Volunteer Coordination
competent without supervision