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Chiricahua Field Crew Leader-Tucson

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

May 14, 2018 - October 26, 2018

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Tucson, AZ

Contact Information

Zoe Gordon
(520) 275-0583
tgroff@conservationlegacy.org

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Description

Responsibilities:
Supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.

Expectations:
AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The member must supply her/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots, personal cook set, personal food etc. AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects.

Project Work:
The AZCC Chiricahua field crew will be working with the Chiricahua National Forest. Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, tamarisk removal, herbicide applications, and many others.

Responsibilities:
Supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.

Expectations:
AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The member must supply her/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots, personal cook set, personal food etc. AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects.

Project Work:
The AZCC Chiricahua field crew will be working with the Chiricahua National Forest. Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, tamarisk removal, herbicide applications, and many others.
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Living Allowance

$1680 - $2400 monthly

Benefits

Training

Additional Benefits

For crews based in Tucson food while out on projects is provided.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 30

Service Details

Focus Areas

Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Zoe Gordon
(520) 275-0583
tgroff@conservationlegacy.org

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