Trails Coordinator

The primary responsibilities of the Trails Coordinator will be to supervise volunteer trail crews in the implementation of trail and historic ruin maintenance projects within Virgin Islands National Park, manage project logistics, prioritize the safety of all participants, and report directly to the Friends Trails Manager.

Seasonal Nonprofit

Job Location

St John, US Virgin Islands

Job Description

Primary responsibilities: 1. Work planning: • Work with the Trails Manager to prepare a Seasonal Work Plan; a detailed list of trail projects to be undertaken in the upcoming volunteer work cycle. The work plan should be adaptable and updated regularly. • The TC will consult the seasonal work plan to choose a project that fits the physical abilities of the participants. 2. Tools and equipment: • Ensure that there are adequate types and quantities of tools for trail work. • Keep the tool cache and camp equipment organized. • Coordinate with the Trails Manager for the repair, replacement or purchase of needed tools and/or equipment. 3. On-site supervision • Supervise the day-to-day field work of volunteers. • Ensure that safety is of paramount importance, volunteers are wearing the proper Personal Protective Equipment, and that a fully stocked First Aid kit is present at all work sites. • All work should enhance the protection and preservation of natural and cultural resources. 4. Logistical support • Oversee the operation of the volunteer and intern base camp, ensuring that the camp is kept in good order, that tents and other equipment are kept in good repair, and that volunteers and interns are well taken care of. • Transport volunteers to/from worksites in the vehicle(s) provided by the NPS. • Coordinate with group leaders for trips into Cruz Bay for groceries and other supplies. 5. Reporting • Ensure that all volunteers are signed up using the appropriate NPS forms. • Maintain a daily record and provide periodic reports on the number of volunteers, work accomplished, and hours logged. • Report any injuries, regardless of severity and/or any altercations with or between volunteers or park visitors to Trails Manager ASAP. 6. Other Duties • Lead interpretive hikes as a representative of the Friends organization. • Participate in Friends organizational planning. • Liaising with NPS counterparts and other community partners in support of Friends activities.
Employer Friends of Virgin lslands National Park
Posted Sep 18, 2023
Expires Sep 29, 2023

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