Mountain Bike Project Manager

Job Description

The Mountain Bike Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the planning, training, and field oversight of the contractors, partners and volunteer trail work on WMTC mountain bike projects. The PM is responsible for project logistics, trail work and maintenance while ensuring that work is performed to the highest of standards. Additional duties include assessing trail work needs and field consultations with partners and volunteer trail workers. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and works closely with the Projects Director.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Upholding the vision of the White Mountain Trail Collective
  • Supporting and Honoring the autonomy of WMTC partners
  • Recruiting, assisting in training and mentoring, scheduling, and oversight of trail crews, partners and clubs under the WMTC umbrella
  • Working with partners in the creation of public access strategies, seasonal plans and additional management needs as they arise
  • Developing and monitoring work plans and budget; providing updates to the Executive Director as needed
  • Coordinating safety and emergency processes/response management
  • Collecting and providing point data for trail surveying and cost code tracking
  • Working closely with the Marketing department and partners to support events on the trails
  • Innovating, designing new trails, trail reconstruction, ensuring that all trail features are in-line with trail delineation
  • Coordinating and managing all contracted services related to trail work
  • Serving as the organization’s point person for any issues or concerns related to the trails, and responding to concerns swiftly and appropriately
  • Working with partners and land managers to prioritize and plan mountain bike trail projects, which are primarily building new trails, technical trail reconstruction or relocation projects requiring bridges as well as rock and wood structures, sometimes in areas of sensitive habitat
  • Overseeing equipment and supplies, including purchasing, inventory, and maintenance
  • Ensuring collection of labor and material data — according to WMTC project cost codes — from crews weekly
  • Enforcing established policies and guidelines to ensure the safe and responsible use of the vehicles, equipment, and facilities
  • Instructing and developing training sessions for professional and volunteer trail crews during the project season and throughout the year
  • Preparing and presenting trails related programs and training to a wide range of audiences such as trail clubs, volunteer groups, potential donors, and agency partners
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Northeast and work some evenings and weekends
  • Giving the Executive Director weekly reports of work completed and upcoming work anticipated
  • Leading volunteer trail days
  • Participating in WMTC Events, interviews with media outlets, and other WMTC marketing engagements as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Schedule

Year-round exempt salaried position that works 40 hours/week in season (March - November) and 20 hours/week off season (December - February)

Occasional meetings and events on evenings and weekends

Occasional regional travel required

Compensation

Salary Range - $48,000 - $55,000 DOE

WMTC will provide liability insurance and Workers' Comp Insurance

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to wmtc@wmtrailcollective.org. Thank you!