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Trails and Maintenance (Seasonal GUW Position)


Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Southern Pines, NC
Moore County


Ranger Nancy Williamson

Application deadline

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Job description

Hours: 40 hours per week, 7:30am to 4:30pm
Days: Varied, weekend and holiday work required
Pay: $8 per hour
Job term: Seasonal, 11 months. Possibility for rehire after 1-month mandatory leave.
Start date: ASAP


  • Trail work:
    • Outdoor manual labor repairing existing trails and creating new trail reroutes
    • Trimming fire lines, service roads, and trails
  • Other park clean-up and maintenance
    • Cleaning facilities
    • Removing litter and/or debris
    • Mowing and maintaining grounds throughout the park
  • Operating park machinery: riding mower, tractor, chainsaw, weedeater
  • Assisting permanent staff in the performance of their duties
  • Participating on prescribed burns after obtaining all necessary training


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be willing to work in all types of weather
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours when emergencies, events, or prescribed burns require longer hours
  • Previous work outdoors or maintenance experience preferrred

How to apply

Applications can be picked up at the park office at or can be downloaded and printed here.

Completed forms may be emailed to or submitted in person or by mail to the park office at 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387.