You go to work everyday to make sure that our visitors and workers get to where they need to free of pot holes or snow. Or you help them  discover things they never knew they were looking for. Or you keep people out of the areas that too sensitive for high visitation without them even knowing they’re missing something. When you can do your job well, visitors don’t even think about dedication it takes to make trails safe, roads passable, and signage clear. We want to help you do your jobs well and there’s plenty of options for you.
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Want to know more about the requirements for the job? Follow this link to view the standard Position Description Library, scroll down and click on the “All Wage Grade PD’s”.  Scroll down and you’ll find PD’s for Equipment, Tractor and Motor Vehicle Operators as well as the Maintenance Worker (Trails).  (Note: depending on a Park’s specific needs these PD’s may be modified for an actual job posting.)

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Video: Grand Canyon Trails
Thanks to: Keith Shipley, National Park Service Trail Crew (Please be patient; it may take a few seconds for video to start.)
05/15/2013
How to Make and Use a Water Level
How to Make and Use a Water Level Video: How to make and use a Bunyip water level.
05/13/2013
Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines
accessibility_2 By popular demand, the Webinar hosted by Janet Zellar, U.S. Forest Service National Accessibility Program Manager, is now available to NPS. Although the Webinar is specific to Forest Service trails, the information presented provides key concepts and background on trail accessibility guidelines that are similar to the draft U.S. Access Board Outdoor Develop Areas Guidelines, ...
05/01/2013
Diverting Rainwater
Diverting Rainwater Video: Learn about diverting rainwater for harvesting and reducing run-off.
05/13/2013
Day in the Life of a Grand Canyon Trail Worker
Grand Canyon Trail WorkersNote: This was written by Richard Goepfrich, Grand Canyon Maintenance Worker Supervisor (Trails) and first appeared on Grand Canyon National Park’s Web Page. It’s the middle of July and work starts at 6:00 a.m. I head to where the Grand Canyon Trail Crew is meeting and we talk about the plan for the day. After discussions on ...
11/14/2012
Behind the Signs: A Look at the DOT Sign Shop
Crossing Sign   Video: Behind the Signs: A Look at the DOT Sign Shop
02/26/2013
Advanced Trails Training with the California State Parks
Participants in Trails Training Program Maintenance Management- THIS TRAINING SESSION HAS PASSED - Please see below for details and contact information if you have questions. The Trails Program is a comprehensive training series that provides technical knowledge and skills to field personnel charged with implementation of the Department’s Trail Program. These programs are scheduled throughout Northern and Central California. There are three levels of ...
12/11/2012
Animal Packer (5001)
05/04/2012
Animal Caretaking (5048)
mnt-animalhusbandry
05/04/2012

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How to Make and Use a Water Level
How to Make and Use a Water Level Video: How to make and use a Bunyip water level.
05/13/2013
Diverting Rainwater
Diverting Rainwater Video: Learn about diverting rainwater for harvesting and reducing run-off.
05/13/2013

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