13 Apr Tread Lightly! Utah Trail Crew
Tread Lightly! is seeking a new trail crew member to support the Heber-Kamas Ranger District. Ideally this will be a person who is passionate about motorized recreation to help expand the capabilities of the US Forest Service’s seasonal work crew. These person will provide public information, including detailed information concerning recreational opportunities, educate OHV users on potential damage caused by illegal use, and serve as liaison with community organizations and special interest groups to stimulate interest in and utilization of Forest recreation facilities.
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Tread Lightly! OHV Trail Crew Job Description: Heber-Kamas Ranger District
Tread Lightly! is seeking qualified individuals who are passionate about motorized recreation to help expand the capabilities of the US Forest Service’s seasonal work crews in the Heber Kamas Ranger District. This position is non-exempt and hourly.
OHV Crew Responsibilities
Assists in the development and the accomplishment of the District’s OHV program within the framework of existing plans. Patrols OHV use areas to ensure areas are operated, used, and maintained in accordance with the recreation plan and other appropriate planning documents. May prepare for review by supervisor, environmental documents for OHV projects and special use permits for events. Monitors, inspects, and reports on contracted operations for compliance with contract provisions. Jointly prepares, administers, and inspects OHV outfitter guide permits.
Operates and maintains, in safe working order, assigned vehicles, motorcycles and ATV and trail maintenance equipment and specialized equipment used.
Assists with the enforcement of Off-Highway-Vehicle (OHV) restrictions, including maintenance and posting of regulatory signs and enforcement of restrictions.
Provides public information and interpretive services, including detailed information concerning recreational opportunities. Educates OHV users on potential resource damage caused by illegal use. Serves as liaison with community organizations and interest groups to stimulate interest in and utilization of Forest recreation facilities.
Responsible for preparation of no less than one volunteer group work project.
The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion related to conservation work requiring walking on rough terrain, climbing steep banks, and jumping ditches and furrows. The duration of the activity contributes to the arduous nature of the job.
This position is largely in the field and outdoors. Candidates may encounter various weather conditions including rain, snow, wind and other environmental conditions.
- Personal passion for outdoor recreation, especially motorized recreation
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
- Strong oral, written, interpersonal and communications skills
- Ability to use hand and power tools
- Work collaboratively and positively with all team members
- Work independently with general instructions as well as supervising project volunteers.
- Program budgeting and expense/time tracking
- High levels of personal motivation and professionalism
- Engaging verbal communication skills
- Drivers License