Trail Crew ID: 59079

Deadline Date: Open until filled

Location: Marathon

Group of Seven Lake Superior Trail Employment Opportunity As this position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs, all applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age, a Canadian citizen and legally entitled to work within Canada. The Group of Seven Lake Superior Trail is a tourism development project that will connect a land trail from Pukaskwa National Park to Neys Provincial Park. The trail will link some of the painting sites of the Group of Seven from their frequent trips to the Marathon area from 1921-1928.

Posting Date:
Start Date:
 35 hrs/week for 10 weeks
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 In Collaboration with the Project Coordinator, the Trail Crew staff will oversee building new trails and maintaining existing trails in the Marathon area. Preference will be given to those who have experience in: trail maintenance, travelling in wilderness setting, working outdoors, experience with landscaping or trail construction, outdoor guiding or interpreting and studying Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Recreation, Tourism or any other related field.
Key Responsibilities include:
-Conduct trail maintenance and remediation of trail issues; and build new trail sections.
-Install trail signage including wayfinding, trailhead and other interpretive signage.
-Work with other trail crew members to establish a safe, fun and inclusive working environment.
-Positively represent G7 Trails mission and programs in all interactions with trail users and the public.
-Routinely perform maintenance and safety checks on equipment and keep maintenance records.
-Provide digital photo documentation of work in progress.
-Any other duties as determined.
 Successful candidates will have the:
-Ability to work in a team setting and communicate effectively.
-Experience taking initiative and problem solving.
-Physical ability to work outdoors in adverse conditions with required equipment.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
HOW TO APPLY For more information on the project, visit
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements to: Kirsten Spence, Project Coordinator at

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Kirsten Spence
Position Title:
 Project Coordinator
Company Name:
 Group of 7 Lake Superior Trail
Postal Code:
Web Address:

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