Seasonal Job Opportunity: East Coast Trail Crew Worker

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Gord Follett

Aug 3, 2017

Seasonal Job Opportunity: East Coast Trail Crew Worker

Posted on Thursday August 03, 2017

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The East Coast Trail Association is accepting applications to fill seasonal Trail Crew Worker positions to assist with construction, enhancement and maintenance work along the coastline of the Avalon Peninsula, between Portugal Cove, Cape St. Francis and Cappahayden.

Period of Work:
Candidates should be available to start work immediately. Work is likely to continue into November.

The Trail Crew is presently operating from a work camp in the Cappahayden area.

Successful candidates will:
-Be knowledgeable in the proficient use and safe operation of power saws and/or tools associated with construction, carpentry, woodworking, and stonework;
-Be in good physical condition and prepared to work in an outdoor environment and in adverse weather conditions;
-Be capable of hiking distances of several kilometers of the East Coast Trail daily, while transporting tools, equipment and materials to outdoor work sites on the trail;
-Have experience as a general laborer;
-Provide own transportation when working in the St. John’s area;
-Bring a positive demeanor to teamwork.

Trail Crew Worker Rate: $15.85/hour, up to 40 hours per week (General Construction Workers). While working from work camps, employees receive an extra $100 per week plus food and tent accomodations.

Skilled Worker Rate: $20.66/hour, up to 40 hours per week (Carpentry and Chainsaw experience required)

Deadline to apply: Friday, August 18, 2017

Start Date: Immediately

How to apply:
Send a short covering letter with resume, highlighting any construction, carpentry or chainsaw experience, by email (with “Trail Crew Worker” in subject line), to:

Ed Delaney, Trail Manager
East Coast Trail Association

*No phone calls, please. We sincerely appreciate all applications, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.*