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MANAGER - TRAIL DESIGN

Can you design dirt as well as you ride it?

Location: Our preference is that this position works from our office in Margaret River, Western Australia. We may consider a hybrid arrangement for the right person. This position requires travel and fieldwork. Some fieldwork locations are remote.

Type: Permanent, Full-Time

We are currently looking for a Trail Design Manager to help meet existing and growing demand for our trail design services, and to help us deliver on our mission to a broader client base.

 

The Position:

  • Lead and manage the trail design function, department, and team;

  • Understand the vision of Common Ground Trails, clients, and communities and lead and manage all trail projects accordingly;

  • Ensure all trail design projects are completed on time, within budget, and in accordance with contract and project deliverables;

  • Manage the day-to-day delivery of assigned projects to project completion.

 

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in landscape architecture or similar;

  • A minimum of 5 years of landscape architecture experience;

  • Experience working in the trail industry and in trail design;

  • Experience in the leadership and management of a function, department, and team or willingness to learn and develop relevant skills;

  • Experience in project management and project delivery related to trail design with a focus on achieving results on time and within budget;

  • Experience in the use of GPS devices in the field and with processing and manipulating spatial data using GIS software packages to produce maps and other supporting outputs.

Apply by emailing a cover letter and your resume to dreamjob@trails.com.au

 

If you have any questions, contact Katie at dreamjob@trails.com.au or on 0499 464 564

SITE SUPERVISOR - PUMP TRACKS

Are you a boss on and off the track?

Location: This Supervisor will lead and supervise pump track projects throughout Australia

 

Type: Permanent, Full-Time

The Position:

This Site Supervisor will lead one of our pump track construction teams, but the position may involve trails projects in the future. This Supervisor will need to have experience supervising and/or working on pump track construction projects. 

 

The Site Supervisor is required to supervise daily operations on their pump track construction site, including scheduling of works, employee direction and supervision, OH&S and safe work practices, while ensuring the achievement of agreed construction outcomes. The Supervisor is also a critical point of contact for the client and is required to deal with the client in a professional and effective way. This position requires a lot of travel. You will need to be flexible to base in different locations for periods of time (approximately 2-3 months per location). You will get to see, work, and ride your bike in some of the best locations throughout Australia – and potentially the world!

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience supervising civil construction sites;

  • Experience in the supervision of employees to deliver complex projects with a large number of stakeholders in challenging environments;

  • Experience supervising and/or working on pump track construction projects;

  • Experienced mountain bike trail and/or pump track user and you know how important levels, shapes, and lines are when it comes to building and riding trails and pump tracks, creating flow trail, or bombing a jump line.

Apply by completing this form. 

 

If you have any questions, contact Katie at dreamjob@trails.com.au or on 0499 464 564

LEADING HAND - PUMP TRACKS

Are you a boss on and off the track?

Positions Currently Available In:

  • Umina, Wollombi, and Olympic Park, New South Wales (pump track projects);

  • Echuca, Victoria (pump track project).

Type: Permanent and Casual positions available

The Position:

This position supports the Site Supervisor in providing leadership and supervising site-based employees to build high-quality mountain bike pump tracks. You will also operate machinery and undertake labouring duties. 

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as an excavator operator on high-quality pump track projects;

  • Top notch excavator skills; you’re safe, you’re quick, you can follow plans, and you are great in a team;

  • Experienced mountain bike trail and/or pump track user and you know how important levels, shapes, and lines are when it comes to building and riding trails and pump tracks, creating flow trail, or bombing a jump line;

  • A trade background is preferred but is not mandatory;

  • Experience operating a skid steer and other civil construction machinery would be an advantage;

  • You get extra bonus points if you have experience with asphalt works.

Apply by completing this form. 

 

If you have any questions, contact Katie at dreamjob@trails.com.au or on 0499 464 564

MACHINE OPERATOR

Can you throw down in the excavator and on the trails?

Positions Currently Available In:

  • Perth, Western Australia (urban bike park project);

  • Umina, Wollombi, and Olympic Park, New South Wales (pump track projects);

  • Echuca, Tangambalanga, Wahgunyah, and Port Phillip, Victoria (pump track projects);

  • Omeo, Victoria (trail project).

Type: Permanent and Casual positions available

The Position: 

In this position you’ll operate machinery as part of a team to build high-quality mountain bike pump tracks and trails. You will also undertake labouring duties. 

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as an excavator operator on high-quality pump tracks or trails;

  • Top notch excavator skills; you’re safe, you’re quick, you can follow plans, and you are great in a team;

  • Experienced mountain bike trail and/or pump track user and you know how important levels, shapes, and lines are when it comes to building and riding trails and pump tracks, creating flow trail, or bombing a jump line;

  • Experience operating a skid steer and other civil construction machinery would be an advantage;

  • A trade background is preferred but is not mandatory;

  • You get extra bonus points if you have experience with asphalt works;

  • Must be physically fit, strong, and happy to travel and work outdoors.

Apply by completing this form. 

 

If you have any questions, contact Katie at dreamjob@trails.com.au or on 0499 464 564

TRAIL BUILDER

Can you slap shapes as well as you slap turns?

Positions Currently Available In:

  • Omeo, Victoria

 

Type: Casual but with full-time hours available

 

The Position: 

This is a skilled labouring position. You will be working with your hands as part of a team to build high-quality mountain bike trails. 

 

The progression of this position is to Operator. Therefore, this position may operate machinery from time to time to train, develop, and gain sufficient competency for the Operator position.

Requirements:

  • Experience in trail building;

  • Experienced mountain bike trail and/or pump track user and you know how important levels, shapes, and lines are when it comes to building and riding trails and pump tracks, creating flow trail, or bombing a jump line;

  • A trade background is preferred but is not mandatory;

  • Must be physically fit, strong, and happy to travel and work outdoors.

Apply by completing this form. 

 

If you have any questions, contact Katie at dreamjob@trails.com.au or on 0499 464 564

PUMP TRACK BUILDER

Can you slap shapes as well as you slap turns?

Positions Currently Available In:

  • Umina, Wollombi, and Olympic Park, New South Wales;

  • Echuca, Tangambalanga, Wahgunyah, and Port Phillip, Victoria.

 

Type: Casual but with full-time hours available

The Position: 

This is a skilled labouring position. You will be working with your hands as part of a team to build high-quality mountain bike pump tracks. 

 

The progression of this position is to Operator. Therefore, this position may operate machinery from time to time to train, develop, and gain sufficient competency for the Operator position.

Requirements:

  • Experience in pump track building;

  • Experienced mountain bike trail and/or pump track user and you know how important levels, shapes, and lines are when it comes to building and riding trails and pump tracks, creating flow trail, or bombing a jump line;

  • A trade background is preferred but is not mandatory;

  • You get extra bonus points if you have experience with asphalt works;

  • Must be physically fit, strong, and happy to travel and work outdoors.

Apply by completing this form. 

 

If you have any questions, contact Katie at dreamjob@trails.com.au or on 0499 464 564

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