Backcountry and Trail Work - Various Locations

Expected Dates
March 1, 2017 to August 26, 2017
Position ID

Are you interested in Backcountry and Trail Work? Willing to travel? Not sure where you would like to serve? SCA has open positions that need a qualified candidate like you!

This is not a specific SCA position – this is a way for you to indicate interest in Backcountry and Trail Work internships, and SCA staff will reach out to you with information about open positions when appropriate.

In addition to adding this general interest position, we recommend applying for specific positions on your application. We start to post specific SCA summer positions online around January-February.

Extensive trail systems across our public lands require constant care to keep them open and safe for the public to enjoy. Positions that fall into this category may include:
•            Building new trails
•            Maintaining existing trails
•            Creating multiuse or accessible trails
•            Flagging and blazing trails
•            Building boardwalks and bridges
•            Benching
•            Treading
•            Rock work
•            Drainage work
•            Erosion control
This position is a good fit if you hiking, working in outdoor settings, and doing physical work. 
  • Positions are located across the country. Specific site information is included in position description.
  • On-the-job training regarding specific duties of the job.
Main Area of Focus
Backcountry/Trail work
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Trail Maintenance
some experience