Now Hiring: Trail Crew Workers

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Gord Follett

Sep 30, 2020

Now Hiring: Trail Crew Workers

Posted on Wednesday September 30, 2020

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Trail Crew Workers

East Coast Trail Association

Up to 40 hours/week

Starting Immediately to end of November 2020

The East Coast Trail Association (ECTA) is a registered charity and not-for-profit responsible for the management, maintenance and protection of the East Coast Trail, a 336km coastal wilderness hiking trail on the eastern edge of Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula.

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 Topsail Beach and Cappahayden.

Period of Work: Starting Immediately to end of November 2020.


  • 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 kilometres of the East Coast Trail daily, while transporting tools, equipment and materials to outdoor work sites on the trail;
  • Have experience as a general labourer;
  • Provide own transportation when working in the St. John’s area;


  • Previous outdoor construction experience;
  • Valid first aid certification;
  • OH&S training.


Trail Crew Worker Rate: $16.64/hour, up to 40 hours per week.

While operating from work camps, employees receive an extra $100 per week plus food and tent accommodations.

How to apply:

Send a short cover letter with resume, highlighting any construction, carpentry or chainsaw experience, with subject line Trail Crew Worker to the attention of

Trail Manager
East Coast Trail Association

While ECTA sincerely appreciates the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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