EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) is seeking two limited-term employees to work on its summer trail building and maintenance crews.

All trail crew workers are paid an hourly wage with standard payroll deductions and no additional benefits. Maintenance work begins as early as mid-May depending on the availability of crew. Trail construction begins the first week of June. See the Job Description below for additional information and the Job Application page to download an application.

To apply fill out the online job application by clicking the button below by April 15. Be prepared to upload and attach a brief resume when you fill out the form. If you have questions, email Ron Bergin or call (715)798-3599.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Work will include maintaining singletrack mountain bike trails and other designated bike routes. Tasks will include brushing, mowing, leaf blowing, sign and map installation, tread improvements and other duties. Experience and/or a high level of aptitude is desirable, but not required, for these positions. The crew will need to be able to work independently with a minimum of direction. Work will also include hand building singletrack trail to sustainable standards and performing rehab and other maintenance work to insure proper drainage, sustainability and safety on existing trails as well as hand finishing machine built trail.

This is physically demanding work and a good basic level of fitness is necessary. Individuals should be comfortable working all day outdoors and dealing with weather and other natural challenges.  A reasonable comfort level with hand tools and some power tools is expected.

Dates: First week of June – mid-August. All crew must be able to commit to working this entire time frame.

Work Schedule: 8 hours per day, 5 days per week.

Location: Northwest Wisconsin: Cable, Namakagon, Seeley, Hayward, Mt. Ashwabay.

Rate of pay: $12-$15/hour, depending on experience and following a training period rate with standard payroll employment tax deductions.

Additional Educational Components: Selected individuals may be eligible to receive chainsaw safety and first aid/CPR training, attend other classroom and field learning experiences.

Minimum age: 17.  Reliable automobile transportation is necessary.

 

Trail Crew Job Application Online Form

Employee Handbook (PDF) – Information for all CAMBA summer trail crew employees.

CAMBA “How-To” Manual (PDF) – Trail Building and Maintenance Guide

Meet the CAMBA Trail Crew

TRAIL CREW

Will is the trail crew leader. Nuff’ said. Will has worked on CAMBA Trail Crew for five years. Favorite Tool: Mini Excavator or my crew.

Brady is the best trout fisherman in the Northwoods and embodiment of interdimensional Sasquatch. Sasquatch has worked on CAMBA Trail Crew for three years. Favorite Tool: “I pick the pick.”

Derek is a recent UMD graduate in Outdoor Recreation. He also is the founder and winner of King of the Trail 2018. “No shirt, all dirt!” Derek has worked on CAMBA Trail Crew for four years.  Favorite Tool: Flat shovel for slap packing or any tool that is unbreakable.