Saturday, October 21st
7:00 AM CT/8:00 AM ETCumberland Trail State Scenic Trail
220 Park Rd
Caryville, TN 37714Come enjoy an introductory backpacking workshop on one of the most beautiful sections of the Cumberland Trail! Learn the essentials of backpacking and...read more
Saturday, October 21st
8:00 AM CT/9:00 AM ETHead of Sequatchie
225 Tranquility Ln
Pikeville, TN 37367Enjoy a beautiful fall day on The Cumberland Trail at the monthly Head of Sequatchie opening. The area will be open from 8am to 4:30pm (CST). Other 2...read more
Saturday, November 4th
12:00 PM CT/1:00 PM ETArt Circle Public Library
3 East St
Crossville, TN 38555Come enjoy a reception and art exhibits featuring the intriguing & colorful paintings by John Richardson. There will be refreshments & live music. Art...read more
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CUMBERLAND TRAIL STATE SCENIC TRAIL
TENNESSEE STATE PARKS
The Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail is seeking qualified candidates for a Backcountry Crew for 10 weeks in May – July. The Trail Crew will be in the Cumberland Mountain Segment located 40 miles North of Knoxville in Campbell & Claiborne Counties. The Cumberland Trail (CT) will be a 330 mile hiking trail from the Cumberland Gap at the Virginia/Kentucky/Tennessee state corner to Signal Point near Chattanooga. An estimated 120 miles are remaining with completion date by 2019. You can help us reach our goal!
Trail Crew Member will construct new hiking trail, foot bridges, rock steps and other structures using hand tools and mechanical equipment in remote areas. They must work with others on the Trail Crew effectively and safely to complete trail construction & maintenance projects. The Trail Crew will require camping overnight in remote locations along the CT corridor.
Trail Crew Leader will do the same work as Trail Crew Members, with additional responsibilities. The Leader will have oversight in assigning tasks on the trail and in camp. Other responsibilities include working with supervisor to coordinate trail and camp logistics; ensure safety procedures are followed in trail work & camp; and assist with all administrative work for the Trail Crew.
Skills & Abilities:
Aptitude for physical work in the back country; effectively work and communicate with others, comfortable working and living in the backcountry for days at a time.
Crew Leader position: $10.00/hr. to $11.00/hr.
Crew Member positions $7.74/hr. to $9.50/hr.
Training, use of camping gear, food while camping
Additional Information and Application Contact:
Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail
Main Office – (423) 566-2229