Trail Crew- Marathon ID: 58439

Deadline Date: 31/03/2019

Location: Marathon

The Group of 7 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 7 from some of their frequent trips to the Marathon area 1921-1928. The trail is a partnership project between the Biigitigong Nishnaabeg (formerly Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation), the Town of Marathon, and the Marathon District Chamber of Commerce. The group of 7 trail is the primary economic project of Marathons growing tourism and Ecotourism primary sectors. The town of Marathon is a small community on the north shore of Lake Superior, just north of Pukaskwa National Park. The town boasts many amenities like a grocery store, shopping malls, library, hospital and many more all while being surrounded by breath taking scenery.

Posting Date:
35/hr week
Start Date:
 35/hr week
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 In collaboration with the Project Manager, the trail crew staff will oversee building new trails and maintaining existing trails in the Marathon Area. Key Responsibilities include:
-Conduct trail maintenance and remediation of trail issues; and build new trail sections
-Install trail signage including way finding, trail head and other interpretive signage 
-Work with other trail crew members to establish a safe, fun and inclusive working environment
-Positively represent G7 trails missions and programs in all interactions with trail users and the public
-Routinely preform maintenance and safety checks on equipment and keep maintenance records
-Provide digital photo documentation of work in progress
-Any other duties as determined
 Successful Candidate will have:
-Ability to work in a team setting and communicate effectively
-Experience taking initiative and problem solving
-Physically able to work outdoors in adverse conditions with required equipment
Experience but not required:
-Maintenance experience
-Experience with landscape and trail construction
-Studying outdoor recreation , parks recreation, tourism or related field
-Those with experience in outdoor guiding and interpreting
-Travelling in wilderness settings
-Trails certification program
 Additional information:
-Candidates must be between 16-30 as per Canada Summer Jobs specifications
-This position requires working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
-Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)must be owned and properly used
-Assistance in finding local accommodations or travel into town can be provided
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
How to apply:
For more information on the project please visit .
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements to :
Kirsten Spence, Project Coordinator By March 31st 2019 While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Kirsten Spence
Position Title:
 Project Coordinator
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