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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/12/22

Applications Due05/26/22

Vacancy ID104752

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleRegional Trail Steward - Entry-Level

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $16 to $16 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm, with occasional weekend work. Federal holidays off.

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Jefferson

Street Address Keewaydin State Park

45165 NYS Rt 12

City Alexandria Bay


Zip Code13607

Minimum Qualifications No Civil Service Qualifications - see operational needs below.

The Thousand Islands Region has 28 State Parks and 6 Boat Launches across Eastern Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, and Lake Champlain. Trail Stewards work closely together with guidance from Senior Trail Steward, and under direction from Regional Trail Coordinator. Often work alongside Regional Invasive Species Technicians and Student Conservation Association interns to mitigate the degradation of trails and public lands by:
• Performing trail maintenance i.e. improving drainage, walking tread, removing hazard trees, general upkeep.
• Constructing new trails, small bridges, boardwalks, staircases, and signage.
• Operating and maintaining shared state vehicles, hand tools, power tools, some small equipment.
• Other duties as assigned i.e. educating visitors, removing invasive plants, organizing volunteers, gardening.

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:
• Must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license.
• Must be able to perform medium to heavy physical labor in all weather conditions with a positive attitude.
• Must have good peer-to-peer communication skills and willingness to engage with the public.
• Preferred to have general knowledge of the natural environment or a willingness to learn.
o Invasive New York flora and fauna, orienteering skills,
Leave No Trace, or similar.

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

Name Maria Cipullo - Regional Trail Coordinator



Email Address


Street 45165 NYS Rt 12

City Alexandria Bay

State NY

Zip Code 13607


Notes on ApplyingIf you feel you meet the Agency’s qualifications and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, please send a completed Part 1 Pre-Employment Application, resume, and interest statement to Maria Cipullo, Regional Trail Coordinator ( Employment Applications are available at your local park office or online at:
It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs for the position.

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