Forest Service Hiring PCT Trail Crews for Glacier Peak Wilderness

A trail crew member near White Pass in Washington’s Glacier Peak Wilderness. Photo by PCTA.

Our partners at the U.S. Forest Service are hiring trail crew positions to work exclusively on the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington for the 2024 season. It’s a great opportunity to work on the trail in one of the most spectacular places on the entire trail: Washington’s Glacier Peak Wilderness.

This crew will focus on completing deferred trail maintenance work on the PCT in the wilderness area and beyond. These are temporary wage-grade positions. A background in trail maintenance is required. To learn more, follow the links to the job announcements below for additional information. This is an excellent opportunity to work outdoors in a beautiful area and build connections for the future!

NOTE: The application period closes on November 8, so be sure to get your application in by then!

USAJOBS (must select Darrington, WA, as the location when applying)

USAJOBS (must select Granite Falls, WA, as the location when applying)

USAJOBS (must select Darrington, WA, as the location when applying)

More scenes from the PCT in Washington’s Glacier Peak Wilderness…

A trail crew basecamp at White Pass near the PCT. Photo by PCTA.

Spectacular views from the PCT near White Pass. Photo by PCTA.

A PCT trail crew discusses the day’s plans in the morning after breakfast. Photo by PCTA.

Author: PCTA Staff

The mission of the Pacific Crest Trail Association is to protect, preserve and promote the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail as a world-class experience for hikers and equestrians, and for all the values provided by wild and scenic lands.