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Kolob Trail & Recreation Construction Crew Member Posted Jan 10
Zion Adventure Company, Springdale, UT
Position Description:

Sculpting the Future of Zion Recreation. The Kolob Trail and Recreation Construction Crew is responsible for the development of infrastructure supporting our developing line of premier recreation product offerings. The projects slated for 2018 are interesting, varied, and unique - and as a result, our trail crew must be the same. The ideal candidate has experience in all aspects of trail construction, as well as experience in other trades including carpentry, forestry, residential construction and/or renovation. Trail Crew members are motivated, hardworking, problem solvers who find enjoyment in working in a wide array of disciplines in beautiful, peaceful, and isolated outdoor locations.

Position Qualifications:


Minimum of 23 years of age
Experience in one or more of the following related fields: trail building, forestry, carpentry, residential construction, etc.
Ability to work in a team oriented environment as well as on solo, un-supervised projects
Safety oriented
Strong verbal communicator, with demonstrated ability to plan, analyze, and problem solve
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions performing manual labor including: carrying 30+ lb pack over steep terrain, lifting up to 40 lbs, using hand and power tools
Interest in learning new skills, and teaching skills to others
Ability to see the big picture of a project and use this scope to guide smaller everyday decisions.
Ability to interact with customers, and the public responsibly, respectfully, and professionally
Clean driving record


Experience with a multitude of hand and power tools including, shovel, pick, Pulaski, hand saw, chain saw, drills, generator
Experience in construction of outdoor recreation focused infrastructure such as: trails, bridges, benches, decks, ladders, railings, stonework, etc.
Experience operating heavy machinery including, pick-up trucks, towing a trailer, operating a tractor
Experience in the ‘vertical world’ i.e. working while on rope
Strong attention to detail
Willingness to perform necessary task related research and planning
Ability to organize and prioritize
Takes initiative

Position Responsibilities:

Perform manual labor outdoors in all weather conditions
Carry a 30+lbs pack over varied, steep terrain
Lift objects up to 40 lbs
Work with a team to construct recreation infrastructure including trails, bridges, retaining walls, ladders, etc. from initial construction to final dressing
Duties may include but are not limited to: digging, cutting trees and brush, constructing facility resources using dimensional and rough hewn lumber, painting, rock work, landscaping, spreading gravel, etc.
Follow instructions as they relate to the task at hand, as well as the larger scope of the project
Maintenance and repair of tools
Other duties as assigned

Dates of Employment:

April 1st – September 30th: Position has the potential to be extended as weather and availability of projects allows.
40 hrs/week, 4 to 5 days/week depending on the current project.


Commensurate with experience and performance. Starting pay is $12/hr.


To access our job application, and to learn more about Zion Adventure Company and what it is like to be a member of our team, please visit:

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please reach us by email at or by phone at (435) 772-1001.

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