Trail Mix, Inc. is currently hiring trail crew and trail crew lead positions for its upcoming 2020 season. Trail Mix is a non-profit organization in Juneau, Alaska that works closely with local, state, and federal agencies to develop and maintain a trail system in the City & Borough of Juneau.

Trail work provides an exciting opportunity to work outdoors as part of a team to accomplish trail projects that facilitate the access and enjoyment of public trails. The work can be both physically and mentally demanding, but ultimately very rewarding.


  • Under the direction of crew leader, safely use hand tools and mechanized equipment such as:
    • Power tools
    • Chainsaws
    • Excavation equipment
    • Brushers
  • Under the direction of crew leader, participate in trail construction and maintenance projects such as:
    • Constructing structures (i.e. bridges, retaining walls, stairs, turnpike, etc.)
  • Drainage improvements (i.e. water bars, switchbacks, culverts, etc.)
  • Brushing and clearing trails
  • Perform physical labor for extended periods infrequently adverse weather conditions.
  • Push, pull, and lift heavy objects as well as walk long distances over rugged terrain.
  • Contribute to a positive team attitude


  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must have ability to legally work in the US
  • Must be able to attend overnight work trips, up to 8 days
  • Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 10 hours per day, exposed to the elements and must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more
  • Ability to work in an outdoor environment including hiking and backpacking at least 6 miles daily in a variety of terrain
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and the willingness to learn
  • Cultural competency experience and ability to work with people of diverse races, ages, genders, abilities and economic backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team effort
  • Ability to remain calm during an emergency situation
  • Ability to work weekends and 10‐hour days


Crew Member – $14.50/hr (Depending on Experience)
Crew Leader – $19/hr (Depending on Experience)


Typical seasons are May-October, but start and end dates are flexible.

Please apply by emailing a resume and application to:


or mailing to:

Trail Mix, Inc.
P.O. Box 35693
Juneau, AK

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