Love the outdoors? Thirst for mountain biking? Join the Bike and Hike Trails team in Aspen/Snowmass to share your passion with our guests while enjoying the great outdoors. Team members will be an integral part of designing, building and maintaining biking and hiking trails that will span over 50 miles and nearly 3,000 vertical feet. With three consecutive years of expansion and more to come, the Bike and Hike features of Aspen/Snowmass will provide growth and experience to the enthusiast looking to make their passion a full time job.
The Trails Supervisor will assist the manager with oversight of Trails crew and operators/contractor crew. The supervisor will focus on efficiencies amongst staff, Trail maintenance standards, taking the lead during events and assisting with administrative duties and employee relations.
Essential Job Functions
Supervise the crew in daily maintenance of on-mountain trails including raking, shoveling, rock picking, watering, brushing and mowing, timber work project, revegetation, drainage and construction of new trail, etc.
Inspect trails/features/bridges and analyze weather daily; close as needed for safety
Interact with Summer Patrol on a daily basis to discuss any safety issues, report guest injuries and assist at accident scene; complete paperwork as needed
Assist with design and creativity of trails using Google Sketch Up/GPS/maps (as required)
Oversee preparation for and implementation of new bridges and new trails and follow any regulation or specification from the Forest Service
Communicate with event staff/contractors during special trail construction/events on trails with regards to build, set up, staffing during event, maintenance and break down
Operate any equipment, tools, chainsaw, brush saw and four wheeler/side by side
Ensure log books are completed neatly, accurately and in a timely manner
Promote trails etiquette and guest relations within on-mountain trails and with staff
Assist with on the job training for Trails crew
Monitor performance of staff and provide timely feedback
Communicate needs and issues with other departments including Snowmaking, Summer Trails, Guest Services, Lift Ops and Vehicle Shop
Provide clear and concise communication with staff when assigning tasks and projects
Communicate with contractors on a daily basis
Work with manager on scheduling, timekeeping, discipline and documentation and employee reviews
Test features (as required)
Complete training and obtain ASC ATV and chainsaw license certification
Perform other duties as assigned
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Must be 18 years of age or older
High school diploma or equivalent
Prior experience in a Trails department required, preferably as lead
Comfortable working on mountain terrain including steep grades
Basic computer skills Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
Valid, current unrestricted Driver's License
Attend fire prevention training (as required)
Attend forklift and ATV training (as required)
Attend first aid training (as required)
Attend chain saw safety class (as required)
Working knowledge of bike & hiking trail layout/design and bike event experience (as required)
Proficient at Google Sketch Up/GPS and map (as required)
Advanced equipment operator experience in Trails department preferred
Current Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR preferred
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
A physical assessment (Work Ready) is required for certain positions.
Strong mountain biking skills with ability to transport materials uphill and downhill
is required for certain positions.
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