Determine the overall costs of programs including tools, consumables, volunteer and staff time, equipment, materials.
Effectively communicate trail and partnership information to trail administrators, trail managers, and the public.
Provide management of trail-related contracts and agreements as well as oversight of contractor activities and deadlines.
Develop and conduct workshops, seminars and other training for employees, public and private sector partners, and others on management issues and policy, direction, and guidelines. Empower others to competently and safely sustain the trail.
Align trail projects and their specific goals to grant funds. Grant administration includes grant writing, project reporting, financial tracking, and funding/funder communication.
Monitor and document use and trail conditions to determine impacts on natural, social/experiential, historic, and cultural resources.
Demonstrate awareness of the capabilities of both (1) one's own agency/organization as well as (2) partners. Develop the capacity to work with a variety of user groups and partners to identify and promote various interests related to trails.
Apply knowledge of land management agency policies and law (including legislation, regulations, policy, planning, strategy, and management directives/guidelines) to the management of trails.
Manage trails for a variety of uses and visitor experiences while meeting trail objectives. Monitor use to evaluate the trail experience (i.e., "Does the trail meet visitor expectations and agency/org. mission?").
Develop contracts, cooperative agreements or memo. of understanding with land managers and partners that address the roles and resp. of all parties and define cooperative relationships.
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