Now Hiring: Trail Crew

Spurwink Island Path

Gord Follett

Jun 12, 2024

Now Hiring: Trail Crew Workers

The ECTA is a registered charity and not-for-profit responsible for managing, maintaining and protecting the East Coast Trail. Our mission is to provide a sustainable wilderness hiking experience by enhancing, protecting, developing, and maintaining the Trail, a 336 km coastal wilderness hiking trail on the eastern edge of Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula.

We are recruiting Trail Crew Workers for our seasonal Trail Crew. This position has a critical role assisting with construction, enhancement, and maintenance work along the East Coast Trail. In this position, you are responsible for activities such as removing downed trees, brushing and pruning, slash removal, building of trail structures, procuring stepping stones, and transporting materials & tools along the Trail.

You will be the boots on the Trail, building, maintaining, and enhancing the world-class paths that make up the East Coast Trail. This is a physically demanding job, requiring hiking several kilometres daily while transporting tools and equipment.

If you enjoy working outdoors, are physically fit, have experience as a general labourer, and love the East Coast Trail, then we encourage you to review the full job descriptions here for Trail Crew Worker. This is a unique opportunity to be part of protecting and sustaining the internationally recognized East Coast Trail for generations to come.

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume by June 19 at 4:00 pm, highlighting your experience and skills via email to the attention of:
Attn: Trail Manager
Subject: Trail Crew Application

While ECTA sincerely appreciates the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Our volunteer and member base are diverse and we are interested in recruiting individuals with new perspectives, life, and on-the-job experiences. ECTA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or other unique characteristics of an individual. We encourage all qualified candidates interested in the position and passionate about the Trail to apply.

Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct.