The best summer job is one that let’s you get a little dirt on your hands.

How to Apply:

Completed application forms are required for all applicants; cover letter and resume are optional. Email or mail completed applications to:
Jillian@oratrails.org
● Jillian Olson at 125 7th St N. La Crosse, WI 54601

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TRAIL MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

ORA Trails is accepting applications for a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position for the Summer of 2022, June – August. The Trail Maintenance Supervisor position will earn an hourly wage based on experience and will likely work 30-40 hours weekly. This position will be 90% field work and 10% administrative work. Applications are being accepted through May 20, 2022.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has extensive knowledge on current shared use trail building and maintenance trends
  • Has extensive knowledge on bike optimized trail features, Pump tracks and trail shaping standards.
  • Has knowledge on erosion tendencies and best practices to alleviate and prevent future damage
  • Is able to work with handheld tools and power tools
  • Is comfortable working outdoors every day on varying terrain, and carry up to 50 lbs. without accommodation
  • Is comfortable and experienced leading a team of 2-3 staff
  • Is comfortable and experience with scheduling and organization management
  • Is 18 years or older and has reliable transportation to work

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assessing and leading the repair of trail damage on shared use trails and provide support with new trail construction
  • Understanding of La Crosse’s trail systems and trail layout
  • Ability to travel to varying job sites within our trail systems on a daily basis
  • Manage and lead a team of 2-3 other staff, daily
  • Educate team of 2-3 staff and share knowledge of trail maintenance and best practices
  • Maintenance and inventory of tools and equipment, daily
  • Create a staff and maintenance schedule, weekly
  • Agree to become first-aid/CPR certified upon hire
  • Communicate with ORA staff person on updates and plans, daily or weekly
  • Optional to become chainsaw certified
  • Various maintenance tasks as needed

TRAIL MAINTENANCE STAFF

ORA Trails is accepting applications for a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position for the Summer of 2022, June – August. The Trail Maintenance Staff position will earn an hourly wage based on experience and will be allowed up to 30 hours worked weekly. This position will be 100% field work. Applications are being accepted through May 20, 2022.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has knowledge on current shared use trail building and maintenance trends
  • Has knowledge on bike optimized trail features and trail shaping standards.
  • Has knowledge on erosion tendencies and best practices to alleviate and prevent future damage
  • Is able to work with handheld tools and power tools
  • Is comfortable working outdoors every day on varying terrain, and carry up to 50 lbs. without accommodation
  • Is comfortable working on a team with others
  • Is 16 years or older and have reliable transportation to work

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the repair of trail damage on shared use trails and pump track, and provide
    support with new trail construction
  • Understanding of La Crosse’s trail systems and trail layout
  • Ability to travel to varying job sites within our trail systems on a daily basis
  • Maintenance and inventory of tools and equipment, daily
  • Agree to become first-aid/CPR certified upon hire
  • Optional to become chainsaw certified
  • Various maintenance tasks as needed