Trail Developer

Date Posted: July 14, 2020
Job Number: 1088784
Employer: Temagami First Nation
Job Location: Bear Island, Lake Temagami, Ontario
Job Start Date: October 05, 2020
Job End Date: November 16, 2020
Job Type: Full-time
Application deadline: October 30, 2020

Job Description

Trail Developers will focus on creating, improving and mapping existing trails on the Temagami First Nation traditional territory n'Daki Menan.

The Trail Developers will work under the direction and supervision of the Temagami First Nation Lands and Resources, Climate Change Team. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the outdoors, self motivated, work effectively in a team environment, willing to performing manual labour in a variety of outdoor conditions and be conscientious of safety at all times.

Trail Developers will also participate in stewardship activities including (but not limited to) invasive species identification and management, environmental cleanups and community stewardship events.

This is an excellent opportunity to get outdoors, become familiarized with the land and learn about local flora and fauna. The best way to become acquainted with the land is to put your boots on the ground. The trails through n'Daki Menan are vast and include opportunity for portage and canoe trips while working on trail maintenance. This is a great opportunity for those who enjoy the outdoors.


- Brushing, maintenance and improvement of existing trails
- Creation of new trails
- GPS mapping of trails
- Invasive species identification and management
- Engage the community in environmental clean-ups
- Assist with stewardship events and activities


- Youth aged 15-30


- Chainsaw Safety Training
- CPR and First Aid Certification

Job Conditions

  • Travelling may be required.
  • Working in outdoors in various weather conditions may be required.
  • Willing to work in remote locations.


  • Minimum experience : 0-1
  • Minimum educational level : Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Certifications:
    • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Language : English