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Team Leader - Trails

Actively Recruiting

Openings

10 currently recruiting

Service Dates

April 6, 2021 - October 1, 2021

Application Window

November 18, 2020 - February 1, 2021

Location

  • Augusta, ME

Contact Information

Dena Doyon
(207) 624-6085
corps.conservation@maine.gov

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Position Details

Team Leader Training

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Description

The first 8 weeks of training will cover essential hard and soft skills of field team leadership. Members will complete conservation projects as part of a team of fellow Team Leader trainees. The following topics will be covered:

Chainsaw safety training, Wilderness First Aid, sustainable trail building, camp life, diversity and inclusivity training, project management, job readiness training, and other technical trail building topics related to your assigned projects.

A successful member of Team Leader Training will assume the key responsibilities of a MCC Field Team Leader. This role provides direct leadership, mentorship, and training for a MCC field team during the field seasons. You can expect to work on physically challenging conservation projects in any kind of weather. MCC Team Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is multi-faceted and demanding but has the opportunity for enormous rewards.

The first 8 weeks of training will cover essential hard and soft skills of field team leadership. Members will complete conservation projects as part of a team of fellow Team Leader trainees. The following topics will be covered:

Chainsaw safety training, Wilderness First Aid, sustainable trail building, camp life, diversity and inclusivity training, project management, job readiness training, and other technical trail building topics related to your assigned projects.

A successful member of Team Leader Training will assume the key responsibilities of a MCC Field Team Leader. This role provides direct leadership, mentorship, and training for a MCC field team during the field seasons. You can expect to work on physically challenging conservation projects in any kind of weather. MCC Team Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is multi-faceted and demanding but has the opportunity for enormous rewards.
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Living Allowance

$1000 - $1900 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

• Team Leaders are 300-hour AmeriCorps members during the 8-week training period and will receive an education award of $1,311.11 upon successful completion.  AmeriCorps members may also be eligible for student loan deferment and childcare reimbursement. • Leaders will receive a weekly living allowance of $250 (less taxes) during training. • Living allowances range from $440-475 per week upon successful completion of training. • Other benefits include health insurance, pro-deals, Maine State Park Pass, paid training, and a wide range of networking opportunities.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Qualifications:

• High School diploma or equivalent
• Must be at least 21 years old
• Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident
• Must agree to criminal history checks
• Previous outdoor leadership or project management experience
• Committed to MCC through the duration of the term of service

Preferred Qualifications:
• Driver’s license and clean driving record
• Previous trail construction experience
• Backcountry living experience
• Experience with GPS/GIS
• Experience with power tools and hand tools including chainsaws, and rigging equipment

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

State Agency other than State Service Commission

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Dena Doyon
(207) 624-6085
corps.conservation@maine.gov

Hosted By

Position Details

Team Leader Training

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