Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 03/05/19
Applications Due: 03/19/19
Vacancy ID: 64801

Position Information

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleFinger Lakes Parks Regional Trail Crew Member (Parks and Recreation Aide 6) 2 positions

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $14.67 to $14.67 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Monday-Thursday

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Tompkins

Street Address Robert H. Treman State Park

105 Enfield Falls Rd.

City Ithaca


Zip Code14850

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Experience with outdoor labor, particularly trail maintenance and construction or any of the following:
dry stone masonry, carpentry, landscaping, general construction.
• Ability to demonstrate safe working practices.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to be professional and represent a state agency
Preferred Experience:
• Experience with trail related tools including: shovels, picks, rock bars, Rogue hoes, chainsaws, gas augers, rock drills, stone shaping tools.
• Experience operating light equipment such as skid steer, mini-excavators, and UTV’s
• Experience working with winches, rope work and high-line rigging systems, or arborist work
• Game of Logging Certified
• Experience with leading paid or volunteer trail crews
• Leadership, volunteer coordination, and project management experience

Duties Description The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) in the Finger Lakes Region is seeking two seasonal Trail Crew Members to aid in the maintenance and construction of trails within the Finger Lakes State Parks. The Trail Crew Member will work both independently and as part of a team to perform a wide range of trail maintenance and construction tasks throughout the region. Projects include new trail construction, tread and drainage improvements, dimensional lumber stairs and retaining walls, stone staircases and retaining walls, bridge construction, hazard tree removal, and general facilities maintenance. Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions, with both hand and power tools. The position requires work on uneven and steep terrain, carrying and moving tools, materials, and equipment of 50 pounds or more.
The Trail Crew member will work under the direction of two higher graded crew members and the trails coordinator. The position will require occasional leadership of volunteer crews, two SCA Parks Corps trail stewards, and conservation corps teams.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Zachary Ballard

Telephone 607-437-8566


Email Address


Street 2221 Taughannock Park Road

City Trumansburg

State NY

Zip Code 14886


Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please send a resume and letter of intent to:
Zachary Ballard
Trails Coordinator– Finger Lakes Region
New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
2221 Taughannock Park Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886
Cell: 607-437-8566 | |