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Derby Mountain Bike Trail Maintenance Crew

Presenting a rare employment opportunity, we are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join the Blue Derby Mountain Bike (MTB) Trail Maintenance Crew on a full-time basis. By becoming part of this industry-leading team, you will play a crucial role in maintaining our mountain bike (MTB) and walking tracks to the highest standards.

As a member of our team, you will:

  • Assist with the routine inspection and general maintenance of Council’s established MTB and walking trails.
  • Participate in both the construction of new MTB trails and the maintenance and renewal of infrastructure on existing MTB trails.

As our ideal candidate, you should demonstrate the ability to work effectively both individually and within a team, as well as demonstrating adaptability to changing work environments. The following experience and skills will facilitate a smooth and successful transition into the role:

  • Ability and interest in constructing and maintaining MTB and walking trails, with a strong desire and capability to work in a physical environment year-round.
  • Ability and physical agility to operate plant and equipment and perform physical labour tasks for duration of shift.
  • Current unrestricted drivers licence for car and motorcycle, white card accreditation, chemical handling certification and chainsaw operations certification will be highly regarded.
  • Prior experience operating small excavators to construct and/or maintain MTB trails or walking trails will be highly regarded.

Join the Derby MTB Maintenance Crew and Enjoy

  • A salary starting of $63,607.44 + Superannuation, negotiable for exceptional applicants.
  • Flexible work arrangements with a 9-day fortnight, offering an exceptional work-life balance.
  • Access to Council’s health and wellbeing initiatives.

Application Instructions

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter outlining how your experience and skills align with the role to

A copy of the position description can be downloaded below. Inquiries can be directed to Peter Coleborn at

Applications extended and now close Friday 23 February 2024. Council may proceed with interviews before this date, so applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

JOHN MARIK, General Manager

Download Position Description Here