Recently Posted Job Openings
Kayak River Guides & Shuttle Drivers (Waitsfield,
compensation: Hourly wage based on experience
We are looking for fun, enthusiastic Kayak & Canoe River Guides and
Shuttle Drivers for the upcoming season. Positions are part-time to
full-time. Knowledge of and experience with local rivers preferred,
paddling Class I - II moving water. Outgoing and friendly personality
and good people/group skills a plus. Various certifications such as ACA,
WFR, First Aid, and CPR preferred. Shuttle drivers should have
experience with 15 passenger vans and canoe trailers and be able to lift
heavy kayaks and canoes. Must be able to work weekends and have reliable
transportation. Please email a cover letter with resume if interested.
EarthWalk Vermont Seeks Business Manager
EarthWalk Vermont is an innovative 501(c)3 non-profit organization
founded in 2005, with the mission to inspire and, empower children,
families and communities to reconnect with and care for one another and
the earth. We offer long-term, year-round nature education programs to
over 300 families annually, including: weekly full-day and after-school
programs and summer camps, professional development opportunities for
educators, a mentor apprenticeship, and seasonal intergenerational
community festivals. EarthWalk is an affiliate of the Wilderness
Awareness School of Duval, Washington, which is a guiding partner in a
network of over 300 nature mentoring programs and schools located in
The Business Manager plays a leadership role managing the day-to-day
operations including administrative and financial functions of the
organization. The Business Manager ensures a high degree of
professionalism, quality customer service, and exemplary community
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and financial
management skills with excellent attention to detail. EarthWalk values a
caring community, nature-connection, a love of children, gratitude,
peaceful communication, earth stewardship, and educational change.
This position is part time with 24 hours per week. Salary commensurate
Forestry Technician Opening
The Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests is seeking
candidates to fill one permanent position for a GS-0462 Forestry
Technician (Timber Sale Preparation) to be located at the Manchester
Ranger District in Manchester Center, Vermont. Applicants at the GS-06
level that are eligible for promotion, or those currently at the GS-7
level, are encouraged to express interest in this opportunity. This is a
great prospect for someone who is looking for a challenging position
that is integral to forest management on a National Forest that is rich
in natural and cultural resources.
Attn: Stacy Stratton.
March 21, 2017, Green Mountain College’s Spring
2017 Career Fair
Green Mountain College, Wthey Hall Lobby, One Brennan Circle,
Poultney, VT 05764. 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.
Job opportunity on the Rochester and Middlebury
Ranger District of the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests.
The Vacancy Announcement 17-0920-321500G-KS for the
Forestry Technician (Timber Stand Improvement), GS-0462-06/07/08 with a
duty location of Rochester, VT, opened December 8, 2016 in USA Jobs. The
Announcement is open to Current permanent Federal employees with
competitive status, and those eligible for other Special Hiring
Authorities. The Vacancy closes Friday 12/16/2016. Here is a link to the
This position supports silviculture and timber management activities on
the District and forest-wide. The Green Mountain and Finger Lakes has a
growing and active forestry program. The Rochester District nestled in
the heart of the Green Mountains.
I hope that you will consider applying for this position in our growing
timber program on the District and Forest. Please do not hesitate to
contact me with any questions you may have about the position, District
Green Mountain Club Seasonal Job Openings
Long Trail Patrol
The Long Trail Patrol is the official trail crew of the Green Mountain
Club. The focus of the crew is to work on heavily used and blown out
sections of trail that require intensive trail structures and advanced
Crews consist of six members, including a Crew Leader. Crews work in all
weather for 40 hours per week in the field. Crew members provide their
personal camping gear and food. Day-off housing is available.
Transportation to the work site, tools and some group equipment (stove,
pots, first-aid supplies and tents) are provided.
Construction Crew Members
Works as a member of a small crew performing work throughout the state
of Vermont, often in the backcountry, and commonly camped out for the
duration of the work week. Projects may include bridge repair and
construction, restoration and repair of historic shelters and cabins,
building kiosks and informative displays, and constructing trail related
structures. Crew members provide their personal camping gear and food.
Housing is available for days off as well as during projects which
require a daily commute. Transportation to the work site, tools and some
group equipment (stove, pots, first-aid supplies and tents) are
Overview: Caretakers employ hiker education and backcountry stewardship
to promote Leave No Trace principles and to protect our natural
resources. During the months of peak hiking activity, caretakers are
stationed at overnight campsites associated with vulnerable natural
areas. Caretakers Maintain ten to twenty miles of trail, encourage Leave
No Trace camping techniques, collect trail-use data, keep site and privy
in good condition, and serve as the GMC liaison with partners.
Caretakers live at their assigned sites from June to October and are on
duty 24 hours a day, with days 2 days off a week. Caretakers are
responsible for their own food. Green Mountain Club will provide tents
or shelters, training, tools and equipment.
Contact: Caitlin Miller, (802) 241-8327 or
Need a job? Burke Mountain has lots of openings for
the new hotel!
EarthWalk Vermont Seeks a Part-Time Development
Position Summary: The Development Coordinator plays an
important role by assisting the executive director, business manager,
and other relevant staff with fundraising administrative support and
participating in fundraising activities including gift processing, donor
research and stewardship, grant writing, direct mail appeals, and
Part-time Employment–15 hours per week with potential to increase over
Flexible scheduling: This position is based in Plainfield, Vermont, but
a flexible schedule and some work from home could be available to the
This 15 hour per week position will assist the executive director,
business manager, and other relevant staff with gift processing, data
entry/management/analysis, donor and foundation research, and other
development support as needed.
The ideal candidate will have a love a nature and community, development
experience, strong communication skills (oral and in writing), attention
to detail and a sense of humor.
The candidate should be an enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to
prioritize, and work both independently and together with the executive
director, business manager and other relevant staff.
Strong technology skills are required and experience in database
management and social media are preferred.
Please email a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications,
your resume, and three (3) references to the EarthWalk Hiring Committee
by December 7th, 2016. Please write: EarthWalk Development Coordinator
in the subject line. No phone calls please.
"Bridges" (Freshman Orientation) Program Director
Marlboro College is seeking a part-time, temporary position as an
outdoor and student life professional to lead its first year freshman
orientation outdoor adventure program. This individual will come
equipped with a strong aptitude for outdoor programming and carry
skills in leadership, program planning, program development, student
development and cultural competence. The Bridges Director will work
closely with the Director of Outdoor Programs and a staff of student
leaders. The initial work will begin at the end of November and extend
through May 1 with the recruitment and training of Bridges leaders.
The amount of work will vary, but approximately 2-3 days a month will
be needed. The bulk of the position begins in late May with training
and planning of leaders and trips. The Bridges Program Director will
be expected to work full time, 5 days per week from May 30 through the
end of August.
· Outdoor trip planning
· Leadership training
· Student development training
· Cultural competence and Diversity
· Program planning and development
· Facilitation skills
· Leadership recruitment
· 1-3 years’ outdoor leadership training
· Strong organizational skills
· Leadership training skills
· Program management skills
· Understanding of Student Development
· An awareness of Diversity and cultural competence
· Strong computer skills
· Experience with program recruitment
Pay commensurate with experience.
Contact Randy Knaggs at 802-258-9253
Umiak Outdoor Outfitters in Stowe, VT is
R&L Archery now has an open full time sales
We are in search of one dedicated individual who shares our passion for
the outdoors and wants to share that passion with our customers. Basic
knowledge of hunting and/or fishing equipment is a plus. Must be able to
work weekends. Please submit resume in person to Jon at R&L. R & L
Archery Inc., 70 Smith St., Barre, VT 05641. 1-800-269-9151
Wilderness Expedition Leaders/Assistants
Join our farm-based wilderness expedition school that is awakening
consciousness and altruistic will in young people. Our international
group of guides and educators envision, design and execute programs that
have consistent life-changing impact on children and youth. Our staff
live what they teach and are committed to mastery of their skills.
Schedule April - October
Educators will teach and support one to three weeklong wilderness
programs for highly motivated students ages 9-18 at Kroka's base camp
and on expeditions throughout New England and beyond including:
Open water and ocean expeditions
Base camp programs
Farm based programs
Summer programs within Kroka's seven adventure schools (introductory,
rock climbing and caving, white water paddling, open water, mountain
biking, wilderness skills, rite of passage)
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation at Kroka is based on experience and meets or exceeds that
of other guides in the outdoor education industry.
Being part of a diverse and energetic community that is deeply engaged
in making a positive difference in the world.
Room and board: simple and beautiful Kroka Village housing, and meals
whenever you are on campus or traveling for Kroka. Ongoing adventure
sports and wilderness skills training opportunities from master
Internships available at Farm & Wilderness in Plymouth, VT
& Wilderness Foundation (F&W) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit, educational
organization operating six summer camps for children and young adults, a
family camp, and off season retreat and rentals. Set on a beautiful
500-acre campus in the Green Mountains of Vermont, F&W programs are rich
in adventure, community, history, and spirit and foster an individual
relationship with the natural world. While each camp and initiative
provides unique programs based on age and interests, all F&W activities
are shaped by Quaker principles and the common belief that individuals
and communities are strengthened by justice, honesty, self-reliance,
diversity and respect for all persons. People of any race, background,
religion, sexual orientation or economic status are encouraged to apply
to our camps as campers or staff. To learn more about F&W please visit:
Farm Internship Position Summary:
assist the farm managers in the care of the livestock, barns, and
gardens and help administer program activities such as homesteading,
crafting, and food preservation within the summer camps. Throughout the
internship, the farm interns will learn hands on farm based skills
including but not limited to animal identification, animal husbandry,
pasture management, crop rotation, weed identification, various types of
garden skills, and develop an understanding of community living. Using a
beautiful wilderness and farm setting and innovative approaches toward
teaching, organic farming, and environmental education, interns will
become strong leaders by developing connections to each other and the
land through work, service, and community. This position starts in April
and runs through October.
and Grounds Internship Summary:
Wilderness employs staff throughout the year to maintain and improve
Farm & Wilderness’s facilities, farms and forests. These positions are
both a job and an opportunity to acquire new skills by working with the
resource staff in the areas of Maintenance and Carpentry. The staff
assists in ongoing maintenance and repair of Farm & Wilderness
buildings, grounds and equipment. The work includes plumbing, carpentry
and various maintenance repair projects. This position begins in March
or April and runs through October.
information or to apply please email Julie Sanderson,
Umiak Seeks Summer Staff
Lake Outpost Staff- Waterbury Reservoir
Are you looking to enjoy your summer and get paid? Umiak Outdoor
Outfitters is hiring canoe kayak and sup enthusiasts with great customer
service to work at out Lake Outpost on Waterbury Reservoir. Typical day
is 9 am to 6 pm renting boats at the waterfront. Training starts May
3rd. All staff must have ACA, First Aid and CPR certification by May
25th. We are looking for a commitment for the summer
Must have or obtain American Canoe Association Certification
We will train and help you obtain ACA certification.
Must have clean driving record and reliable vehicle to travel from Stowe
Job requires standing all day, ability to lift 65 lbs and carry it by
Must have or obtain CPR and First Aid or better medical certification.
Season runs from May – August
· Outdoor industry pro deals and in store discounts
· We will help you get your ACA certification
· Personal use of our boat fleet
Shuttle Driver/ Kayak, Canoe and SUP Instructor/Guide:
Umiak Outfitters is looking for qualified drivers for our river shuttle
and boat drop programs. We are looking for people passionate about
kayaking, canoeing, and stand up paddleboarding who want to get ACA
(American Canoe Association) certified as well as obtain their
commercial driver’s license. River trips run 7 days a week with custom
program boat drop offs throughout the summer. If you are looking for a
great job experience with enjoyment and perks, Umiak should be atop your
list. Training starts in April with work starting in May. We are looking
for a commitment for the summer.
Must have a clean driving record
Paddling experience in Kayaks, Canoes, or Stand Up Paddle Boards
Must have or obtain American Canoe Association Certification
We will train and help you get your ACA certification
Must have or obtain CPR and First Aid or better medical certification
Season runs from April - August
· Outdoor industry pro deals and in store discounts
· We will help you get your ACA certification
· Personal use of our boat fleet
needed for UVM Adventure Ropes Course
The UVM Adventure Ropes Course is looking for new
facilitators! Facilitating at the UVM Adventure Ropes Course is fun,
stimulating and rewarding. Our facilitators are drawn to this work by
many things: a beautiful work environment, a flexible schedule,
thoughtful coworkers, and unique programs. Facilitators are constantly
challenged to acquire new skills, learn new games and initiatives, and
help people find deeper meaning and connect the dots. For those who
intend on working with us we offer free facilitator training. This
year’s training will be help on April 9th, 23rd and 24th (must attend
all three days). No previous experience is necessary, but previous
teaching, outdoor, group management and/or facilitation experience is
preferred. Anyone wishing to attend the training should submit a cover
letter and resume to Megan Meinen at email@example.com
. Please note, facilitation is a “per diem” job. Have past challenge
course facilitation experience? Please email Megan and we can discuss
opportunities for you.
Marketing and Development Coordinator at Kroka
Kroka Expeditions is seeking an outgoing, passionate community
member with innovative marketing ideas and a love of the wilderness.
Kroka Expeditions is a nonprofit wilderness school providing summer,
school, and semester programs to students ages 9-19. Our basecamp and
office are in Marlow, NH, but our programs take us across the US,
Eastern Canada and Ecuador. We are celebrating our 22nd year in service
of youth and our planet.
Mission: Kroka Expeditions awakens a connection to nature and spirit,
and develops willpower for conscious living and compassionate service
through adventure sports, community living, farming, and the practice of
traditional and indigenous skills.
Description: The Marketing and Development Coordinator is a member of
the year-round full-time administrative staff team and will work in
collaboration with Kroka’s Founding Director to enhance Kroka’s
marketing and fundraising. Both areas are critical to the sharing of our
mission through full enrollment and a robust scholarship program that
allows any student who wishes to attend Kroka to do so, regardless of
ability to pay. Kroka has recently completed the first phase of a
capital campaign and will be embarking on the second phase within a year
after reinvigorating the annual appeal.
Hiking Guides Needed
Position available for two local friendly, outgoing,
knowledgeable people to give guided hiking tours in the Dover,
Wilmington, Stratton areas.
Hikes will be small groups on Saturday and Sundays from May to October
Please email resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org Philip Gilpin, Innkeeper, West
Dover Inn, (802) 464-5207, , 108 Route 100, West Dover, VT 05356
Now Hiring: 2016 Conservation Corps Leaders & Members
Do you know anyone who would make a fantastic crew leader or a dedicated
The Corps is looking for enthusiastic Crew Leaders and Assistant Leaders
(ages 18+) - who are motivated to inspire a new generation of stewards
while working to protect and improve local natural communities - and
Crew Members (ages 15-18) who are eager to learn and develop their
skills through invaluable experience in the conservation field.
CARTAKER WANTED for a historic Vermont trout club.
Seeking a resident caretaker for the April-October 2016 season. Salary
plus residence and utilities provided (see our website at
www.meccaweclub.org ). Please
respond to email@example.com
or call (603) 298-5878.
Outreach Notice: Forester
Description of Position Duties:
This position provides technical and administrative support to the
District Silviculturist/Timber Management Assistant and the Forest
Vegetation Management Program Leader. The position will be located in
Rochester VT and serves as the pre-sale forester for the
Rochester/Middlebury Districts. The position also occasionally supports
pre-sale activities on the Manchester and Hector Ranger Districts.
Duties will include: The incumbent evaluates and analyzes the project
sale folder information and conducts preliminary field reconnaissance.
Assembles and reviews the timber sales contract package. Determines,
plans and arranges for the resources needed to complete the layout of
sales. Identifies and verifies the land status and environmental
constraints affecting layout of the proposed project on the ground.
Reviews, compiles and analyzes field data. Other duties will include
preparing and ensuring the quality of documentation such as detailed
maps, timber sale appraisals, timber sales write up, advertisements,
prospectus, and sample contracts for the sale. Arranges for meetings
with prospective purchasers and explains contract clauses, road
development, and cutting practices. Individuals needing additional
information on duties of the position may contact Christopher Mattrick,
District Ranger firstname.lastname@example.org
at 802-767-4261 ext. 513.
Positions with Camps: Available Now!
Seasonal positions with camps are now open! If you know someone that
you think would be a good fit at GMCC, please encourage them to apply.
For more info, click here:
If you want to help clean up camps before the season starts, volunteer
at work weekend for Buck and/or Kehoe! May 16 & 17 at Kehoe, May 28 & 29
at Buck Lake. More info:
(the website may not be up to date as far as the Buck Lake date. Trust
me, it’s the 28 & 29 at Buck!). To sign up for work weekend, click on
the Event Manager listings here:
For more information about any of these programs, contact the camp
coordinator, Caroline Blake at
by calling 802-461-6487.
Adventure Job Opportunity
The League of Adventurous Women is seeking an individual with
fundraising experience for the position of president. The ideal
candidate has fundraising/grant writing experience, excels in long-range
planning, thrives in a flexible work environment, and enjoys working
with volunteers. The position secures funding and oversees the daily
operations of the League, promotes the growth and development of the
network, and works with the Board of Directors and Advisory Board to
fulfill the League’s mission.
This position has the opportunity to help build the League into the
primary resource for adventurous women and women’s adventure
organizations. Salary is based on income secured through
The League of Adventurous Women is a national network of adventure
groups and active individuals dedicated to creating new friendships and
helping all women expand their horizons by trying something new,
interesting or challenging. The League encourages women to break from
their routines, leave their comfort zones and pursue their dreams.
Send resume and cover letter to
- See more at:
The Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests will soon be
advertising for a Wildlife Biologist - GS-0486-9 with a duty station in
This is a permanent, full-time position. This
notification is being circulated to determine the potential applicant
pool and to inform prospective applicants of this upcoming job
opportunity and vacancy announcement.
Interested applicants should complete the response form (see attached
outreach notice) and submit it along with a resume to Manchester
District Ranger David Francomb by Wednesday, 19 August 2015. For
additional information about the position, please contact David Francomb
at 802-362-2307 ext. 212. All respondents will be notified via email
when the announcement is available on the USAJobs.gov webpage.
Becoming a Vermont Game Warden
The Law Enforcement Division of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is
looking for people who would like to be part of our unique team. We are
seeking highly motivated individuals who want to be game wardens to help
continue our mission of providing protection to our state’s natural
Green Mountain Club is hiring!
Full-time Membership Coordinator
We're looking for an enthusiastic and organized person to develop and manage
GMC's membership and work with our fourteen sections and steadfast volunteers.
You will be working with and supported by a staff of fifteen dedicated and
passionate people committed to protecting and maintaining the Long Trail, the
Appalachian Trail in Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom Trails.
If this interests you, please send your resume to GMC by December 11. Full job
Bolton Valley is gearing up for another great winter. Would you like to
join our team for a fun and exciting work environment? Jobs are posted online
and you are encouraged to apply today. We are also holding two job fairs where
you can interview with hiring managers. Fairs will be held at the main base
lodge at Bolton Valley on Saturday, November 8 and Saturday November 15. Each
job fair will run from 10am - 3pm.
Seasonal Job Opportunities
Jobs at Zoar Outdoor
Green Mountain Club Internships
Green Mountain National Forest
Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Jay Peak Resort -
Killington Ski Resort has Job Openings
Kroka Expeditions -
Okemo Mountain Resort
Q Burke Mountain Resort
Smugglers' Notch Resort
Stowe Mountain Resort
Stratton Mountain Resort -
Sugarbush Resort -
Vermont Recreation & Parks Association
Vermont State Parks