Thank you to all those who applied, those selected for an interview will be contacted over the next few weeks. 

The B.L.T. Rails to Trails Association is excited to announce an opportunity for two Summer Student Trail Ambassadors. This is a fantastic opportunity for students interested in gaining hands-on experience in trail management and community engagement.

Positions Available: 2 Trail Ambassadors
Duration: 8 weeks (Summer)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Rate of Pay: $15.20 per hour
Work Schedule: Primarily Monday to Friday, with some required weekend work.
Location: Various locations along the 13 KM B.L.T. Rails to Trails

Job Description:

  • General Trail Maintenance: Involves painting, vegetation management, and other maintenance tasks to ensure trail safety and aesthetics.
  • Administrative Tasks: Manage inventory and perform routine administrative duties.
  • Tourism and Community Engagement: Provide trail users with directions, assist in hosting events, and promote a positive trail experience.

Job Criteria:

  • Must be between the ages of 15 to 30.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a person to whom refugee protection has been conferred.
  • Must possess a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN).
  • Must be currently enrolled in a secondary to post-secondary educational institution.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. Access to a vehicle is preferred.
  • Must be able to operate a bicycle as the main mode of transportation on the trail. A bicycle will be provided.

This position is funded under the Canada Summer Jobs program, aiming to help students gain job skills and experience. We encourage all eligible candidates who are enthusiastic about making a difference in their community and enhancing the local environment to apply.