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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/22/23

Applications Due12/07/23

Vacancy ID144656

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleRegional Trails Staff

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $17.15 to $20.33 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

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 Jefferson

Street Address Keewaydin State Park and 1000 Islands Region

45165 NYS Rt 12

City Alexandria Bay


Zip Code13607

Minimum Qualifications • Must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license.
• Able to perform medium to heavy physical labor in all weather conditions with a positive attitude.
• 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 New York plant species, orienteering skills, Leave No Trace, or similar.
• Higher level positions require experience in at least one of the following:
o Carpentry / Chainsaw / Trail Work / Masonry / Tractors / Construction / Supervising

Duties Description The Thousand Islands Region has 28 State Parks and 6 Boat Launches across Eastern Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, and Lake Champlain. Trail Staff works closely together and under direction from Regional Trails Coordinator. Often work alongside Student Conservation Association interns to mitigate the degradation of trails and public lands by:
• Performing trail maintenance i.e. improving drainage, tread leveling, removing hazard trees, general upkeep.
• Constructing new trails, stone structures, 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 This position is Full Time, Seasonal, Flexible Start and End Date
Potential for Long-Term Pending Evaluation.

Work hours may vary: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm, or Tues-Fri 7:00am-5:30pm with occasional weekend work. Federal holidays off.

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

Name Maria Cipullo



Email Address


Street Keewaydin State Park

45165 NYS Route 12

City Alexandria Bay

State NY

Zip Code 13067


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates please email or apply in person at Keewaydin State Park with:
• Part 1 Application (at the link below)
• Resume
• Short Interest Statement

It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience regarding minimum qualifications and agency operating needs for the position. Employment Applications are available at your local park office or online:

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