ATC 2017 Seasonal Trail Crew Employment Guide/Application

Location : Multiple Locations
Department : Conservation
Supervisor : Conservation
Type : Seasonal

Our Mission

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.

Position Summary

We are currently hiring multiple positions for our 2017 Trail Crews:

  • Crew Leader
  • Assistant Crew Leader
  • Camp Coordinator

For more information about essential duties and responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands, and more, please download 2017 ATC Crew Staff Application.

For a look at why our Crews are so essential to the Appalachian Trail, check out our short film about the 2016 Rocky Top Trail Crew, "Trail Angels."

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Physical Demands

Work Environment

To Apply

Application deadline is January 13, 2017

Applications must be postmarked or submitted electronically by that date


Submit a completed application form, a detailed cover letter (or detailed e-mail message) describing the qualities and skills that make you a good candidate, resume, and two letters of reference. The application form begins on page 8 of this packet. Applications must be complete for consideration.

E-mail the completed application to [email protected]


Mail it to:

Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Attn: A.T. Trail Crew Employment

5162 Valleypointe Pkwy

Roanoke, VA  24019

Questions about Trail Crew staff positions?

E-mail [email protected], or call (540) 904-4393.