POSITIONS SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY
Application Deadline: April 15, 2022
Contract: May – August (exact start date & duration TBD)
Hours: 32 hours per week (4 weekdays, 8 AM – 4 PM)
Pay: $20.00 – $25/hour depending on experience
POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY
The FVMBA Summer Trail Crew will work under the supervision of the FVMBA Operations Manager to revitalize and maintain recreational trail networks in the Fraser Valley where the FVMBA holds authorized trail maintenance agreements including: Woodloot 0007, Maple Ridge; Red and Bear Mountain, Mission; Sumas Mountain, Abbotsford; and Vedder Mountain, Chilliwack. All work will follow best management practices for long-term sustainable trail solutions that improve the safety of the trail network, protect the environment, and provide an enjoyable trail experience for all trail users in order to benefit the health of the community.
There are four positions available: two positions will be primarily based in Mission and Abbotsford; two positions will be primarily based in Chilliwack. All positions are subject to funding availability.
Lead Hand (1 position)
Experience trail building & knowledge of trail construction standards
Able to lead & mentor other crew members
Will work with Operations Manager to conduct trail assessments and plan crew work
Builder (3 positions)
No previous building experience required
Ability to work collaboratively and to receive and follow direction
Passionate about trails & outdoor recreation
In order to meet the terms and conditions of funding granted through the Canada Summer Jobs program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Note: International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.
This job requires strenuous physical demands on a daily basis, including hiking, lifting, digging, and striking.
Specific tasks include:
The FVMBA is a registered non-profit, volunteer-run organization that advocates for and maintains multiple recreational trail networks within the Fraser Valley in partnership with different land managers and stakeholders. The mission of the organization is to build a culture of inclusive mountain bike communities and sustainable trail networks. We actively maintain over 600 km of multi-use trails to provide a safe, enjoyable experience for trail users, including mountain bikers, hikers, trail runners, and others.
The FVMBA is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from First Nations, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups, and women. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, nationality, religion, colour, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, political affiliation or physical limitations and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics. The FVMBA is committed to providing a positive and progressive work environment that reflects the communities we serve and promotes diversity at all levels in an inclusive environment.
Photo credit: Dawson Friesen, Friesen Studio