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Trail Labourer – Level 3

Trail Labourer – Level 3
A career of adventure

Position Description

The Trail Labourers are the workhorses of the World Trail construction teams. They are a crucial component to delivering quality trail products through hard work and attention to detail. They must respect, understand and deliver directives from the trail designer and other World Trail management. The Trail Labourers are expected to comply with the company’s Code Of Conduct and OHS practices.

Goals & Objectives

  • To assist the Trail Designer, Machine Operators, Project Foreman and Trail Bosses to ensure high-quality, sustainable trail outcomes;
  • To provide training to new labourers
  • Carry out and respect directives from management, trail designers, machine operators and trail bosses;
  • To ensure a safe, productive workplace for all employees;
  • To ensure that company vehicles, equipment, machines and tools are used and maintained to a professional standard.


Contribute to the construction of safe and sustainable trails. This includes:

  • Preparing pathway for machine operators
  • Clearing of vegetation and removal of debris
  • Moving of rocks
  • Use of hand tools – shovels, picks, chainsaws, whipper snippers
  • Use power carriers
  • Cutting and remove soil
  • Building rock walls, bike bridges and drainage areas
  • Rock armouring
  • Compacting trails
  • Create trails that work with the lay of the land
  • Good time management

Additional information

Experienced Trail Labourers

  • Competent in all areas of trail construction (rock armouring, bridges, drainage areas etc)
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Provide training and mentoring to other labourers as required
  • Ability to read and interrupt trail designs
  • Able to work at a consistent, productive rate
  • Excellent communication with Trail Boss and Machine Operators
  • Able to problem-solve
  • In-depth knowledge of methodologies used by World Trail in the physical construction of trails

Physical Requirements of Labourers:

  • High level of physical fitness
  • Heavy lifting
  • Bending, twisting and squatting
  • Ability to work standing up for prolonged periods
  • Working in extreme temperatures (Heat, wet, cold)
  • Ability to work in a bush environment (insects and bugs)
  • Ability to work in remote and isolated areas

Daily Housekeeping

  • Comply with policies and procedures,
  • Ensure breaks are taken in the correct time frames
  • Submit work hours using Harvest at the end of every day;
  • Ensure that vehicles and accommodation are kept in a clean and neat condition;
  • Ensure tools and equipment are appropriately stored at the end of the day and are maintained adequately
  • Maintain a clean worksite

Why work at World Trail?

Joining World Trail means becoming part of a passionate team dedicated to innovation, sustainability, and excellence in trail design and construction. We value creativity, hard work, and a deep respect for nature. At World Trail, you’ll have the opportunity to work on world-class projects, develop your skills, and contribute to creating lasting outdoor experiences. Embrace the challenge and make a meaningful impact with us.

Our values

Shaping our behaviours & organisational culture

Every person on the World Trail team is involved with trails on a personal and professional level. Our core strength derives itself from each and every member of the team’s emotional attachment to nature.


We are building a sustainable legacy for the future of mountain biking and the communities that it enriches - we understand how trails need to be sustainably built and incorporated thoughtfully into the landscape.


We are fostering respect for the environment through trail experiences, connecting the world through trails and making better places to live one trail at a time.


We focus on outcomes and understand the positive change that happens as a result of the trails we build. We constantly strive to develop new methods, ideas and trail products.


We love what we do – we are passionate and believe in connecting the world through the trails we build.

A career of adventure

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Join our team as a Trail Crew Coordinator, where you'll lead, motivate, and manage construction crews, ensuring high-quality trail outcomes while liaising with clients and maintaining safety and professionalism on-site.

Trail Labourer – Level 3

Job application form

Working with World Trail will include:
  • Working outdoors in heat, cold and rain;
  • Long periods standing;
  • Heavy lifting;
  • Bending/twisting/squatting;
  • Use of power tools;
  • Driving a manual vehicle;
  • Loading and unloading vehicles and power carriers;
  • Lifting items of awkward size and shape;
  • Walking long distances carrying equipment.
Employees who knowingly supply false or misleading information, will not be entitled to compensation under the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act), for any event that aggravates the non-disclosed pre-existing injury or condition.
Please note you may be requested to apply to Workers Compensation Regulator for a copy of your workers claims history summary.
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