Trail Crew Member Intern

Expected Dates
May 12, 2019 to August 17, 2019
Site
Monongahela National Forest
Position ID
PO-00727918

Do you want to spend your summer working hard to maintain trails in sometimes difficult but always beautiful settings?

The Monongahela National Forest is seeking an intern to assist in the maintenance of over 400 miles of trail within the northern portion of the Monongahela National Forest.

The candidates for this position must be comfortable working long hours under continuously physically demanding conditions. Hiking up to ten miles per day while working and occasional overnight stay, sometimes for 3-4 consecutive nights will be required. Prior experience with crosscut saws, chainsaws, and trail maintenance techniques with hand tools is a plus but not required.

Weekend work will be required. Other occasional duties may include assisting other program areas and assisting with patrol and clean-up of developed recreation sites.

  • Chainsaw
    Crosscut
    Defensive Driving
    Trail Maintenance and construction
  • Rock Climbing
    Fishing
    Hiking
    Backpacking
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Backcountry/Trail work
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
some coursework or experience
Forestry
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Backpacking
some experience
Chain Saw Skills
some experience
Hand Tools
some experience
Trail Maintenance
some experience
Volunteer Coordination
some experience