Trail Stewardship Team

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Crew Members

Minimum Qualifications

  • Jefferson County resident
  • Age 14 through 18 by June 14, 2022
  • Available to work from June 21 to August 4, 2022, Tuesday through Thursday, with no more than two absences 
  • Able to legally work in the United States
  • Be able to provide and carry all personal gear, as well as tools and equipment, to and from the job sites


  • Be on time at Jeffco Open Space headquarters, with equipment and in uniform each workday
  • No more than two excused absences, no exceptions
  • Able to hike two to six miles every day in extreme weather
  • Safely use hand tools to move heavy rocks, branches, and dirt 
  • Be able to stoop, bend, push, pull, lift and perform all manners of motion related to outdoor labor

More Info

2021 Stats & Accomplishments

  • 251 Applications
  • 223 Interviews
  • 40 hired, 38 started the program, 36 finished the program: 9% attrition rate
  • Finish Tread: 4.25 miles
  • Retread of Trail: 1 mile 
  • Drains Maintained: 360
  • Unauthorized Trail Closure: 1.5 miles
  • New Trail Construction: 1426 ft
  • Corridor Clearing: 9.5 miles
  • New Trail Corridor Clearing: 1.8 miles
  • Parks: Beaver Ranch, South Table, Crown Hill, Floyd Hill Open Space, Elk Meadow, White Ranch, Apex, Deer Creek, Hildebrand, Clear Creek (Gateway Segment) 

Hope to see you on the trails this summer!

TST Group Photo 2019