Job posting: Teton Valley Trails and Pathways, Winter Trails Manager

Oct 13th 2023

Job posting: Teton Valley Trails and Pathways, Winter Trails Manager

Trails & Pathways Winter Job Posting

Do you like being outside and doing fun things while balancing workload and life commitments?

Are you passionate about winter trails and providing community recreational opportunities?

Do you enjoy playing in the snow?

Then this could be the role for you!

As the Winter Trails Manager, you’ll partner closely with the Program Director and be responsible for managing and supporting Trails & Pathways’ Winter Grooming Program, to ensure that the trails meet TVTAP's high quality standards.

Here's just a few of the areas you’ll focus on:

  • Provide leadership in our volunteer groomer program
  • Measure, monitor, track, and improve winter trail use.
  • Effectively maintain winter trails and grooming equipment while supporting the organizations philanthropic efforts through events stewardship.


Experience required - outdoor recreation leadership, ski area operations, non-profit management, or a related field. Other qualifications will be considered with skillsets related to the job description.

  • Must be able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions including very cold conditions.
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects as may be required when working with snowmobiles and other grooming equipment.
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and willing to work early mornings and late evenings when weather conditions will enable the highest quality trail grooming result.
  • Interest in and commitment to Trails & Pathways’ mission is required.
  • Successful completion of an enhanced background check; and a valid Idaho Driver License will all be requirements for this position.

Successful candidates will have the following skills:

  • Ability to manage volunteers and to be efficient and effective.
  • Understanding of snow grooming equipment and operation.
  • Willing to work as both a leader and a team member with staff and board.
  • Coordinating and managing events and races.
  • Enthusiasm!

Schedule: We are looking for a full-time seasonal (mid-Oct. -through mid-May) candidate. The Winter Trails Manager will share program responsibilities with the Program Director to create a more sustainable robust Winter Trails Program. While much of the work takes place Monday through Friday during regular office hours, evening and weekend work is also required.

Compensation: Starting salary is dependent upon experience, within the range of $30-35,000 per season. Benefits include, phone plan reimbursement, industry gear deals, fresh corduroy all winter, high-level Nordic Guru status!

Application: Submit resume with work experience and two references to Application deadline is October 13, 2023.

Download job description here.