The CCYC Field Boss is an AmeriCorps position that provides field operations support to ensure crews have sufficient resources to meet their job needs. Primary responsibilities include: working with staff and crews to prepare for service hitches with multiple days in the backcountry, cleaning and organizing corps shop and bunkhouse, assisting with maintenance of corps resources, and working to ensure field operations needs of corps are met. The Field Boss works closely with corps staff to ensure all program needs are met. The Field Boss travels often to remote field sites to support staff and members. They will spend 80% of their time in the field.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Training
Education award of $6,095.00 upon completion of 1700 hours of service. Access to conferences and AmeriCorps trainings throughout the year. Education award is eligible for match at several institutions. This position is YOUR service year, since CCYC is a small program we can help you reach goals that you are interested in/passionate about throughout the year.
Associates Degree (AA)
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
• Experience with other youth conservation corps, or outdoor-based youth development programs, required.
• Experience in all or most of the following is preferred: trail construction & maintenance, chainsaw operation & maintenance, hand tool maintenance, fencing, rafting, running backcountry crews.
• Good organizational and problem-solving skills, required.
• Excellent communication and teaching/mentoring skills, required.
• Strong conflict resolution and team building skills, required.
• Able to work independently and as part of a fast-paced team environment, required.
• Positive attitude and ability to have FUN with young adults, required.
• Successful candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and acceptable background check, required.
• Current CPR & WFA certification, preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferred.
This position requires periodic overnight travel and non-traditional work hours, including of weekend and evening hours. To successfully perform essential functions, the candidate is required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear. The Field Boss may be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl on an infrequent basis and possess the ability to hike and climb in rough terrain. He/she must be able to operate office equipment, telephone, and computer and reach with hands and arms. The Field Boss may be required to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
The Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism (UServe Utah) encourages individuals with physical and mental disabilities to participate as AmeriCorps members through National Service programs operating in the state of Utah. CCYC can make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants.
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check