Travel Management Crew Member

Expected Dates
June 15, 2020 to September 6, 2020
Site
Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland
Position ID
PO-00730375

Assists with the patrol of forest areas including assistance of the public and education and enforcement of regulations.  Maintains improvements in developed and dispersed recreation sites.  Constructs and/or maintains signs and gates.  Assists in the maintenance of signs in developed sites and general forest areas including along roads.  The work may involve quite a bit of driving, but also a lot of walking in those variable conditions.  There may also be quite a bit of work removing fallen trees, rocks and saturated garbage.  Special projects may range from gate installations/repair to sign construction, installation and repair.  No prior construction skills are needed for this, just an extra set of hands to help assemble and move components.  This is an opportunity to see much of the Ranger District and get to know the lay of the land.

Compensation amounts:

  • $650 - one time RT travel allowance
  • $85 - weekly living allowance
  • AmeriCorps eligible ($1,612 education award)
  • Housing

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

  • Arapaho National Forest, Sulphur Ranger District, Grand Lake Colorado
  • Use and maintenance of primitive tools including
    cross cut saws.
    CPR/1st Aid training
    Trail Maintenance Training
    GPS Equipment use and data collection
  • The Sulphur Ranger District is home to amazing recreational opportunities including but not limited to; hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, fat biking, road biking, fishing, boating canoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, whitewater rafting and kayaking.
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Backcountry/Trail work
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Earth Sciences
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Backpacking
competent without supervision
Camping
competent without supervision
Hand Tools
some experience
Trail Maintenance
competent with supervision
Orienteering compass skills
competent with supervision