The position will provide a great experience for someone interested in pursuing a career in recreation, wilderness and trails. Duties will involve back country patrol and trail maintenance which includes logging out, cleaning and installing erosion devices, brushing, visitor contact and hiking and backpacking through portions of the Anaconda Pintler Wilderness, the Sapphire Range and the Flint Range. Most trails are located above 5000 feet elevation and lead to beautiful vistas of the surrounding mountains as well as high elevation lakes.
Front country work locations may include Georgetown Lake, Moose Lake, and other popular recreation destinations. These duties consist of developed and dispersed campground upkeep, visitor contact and education and facility maintenance.
Candidates should be self-motivated and self-suﬃcient and able to work in a backcountry setting that requires overnight camping trips.
There are two potential locations for housing. One would be on the Forest Service compound, in a coed bunkhouse. The other location that may be available is a Forest Service cabin located approximately 20 minutes away from the duty station
Operating in a safe manner through out the season.
Developing skills to maintain trails and identify trail resource conditions.
Recreation, Wilderness and trail management
Crosscut saw certiﬁcation will be provided by the agency to operate in the Anaconda Pintler
Wilderness Area. Bear aware/bear spray, First Aid and CPR, and defensive driving will be
taught the ﬁrst week.
Wilderness, recreation and trails management skills, Leave No Trace and tread lightly principles, primitive tool use.
Some Coursework or experience,