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Team Leader - Trails

Actively Recruiting

Openings

10 currently recruiting

Service Dates

March 7, 2022 - October 7, 2022

Application Window

October 29, 2021 - December 6, 2021

Location

  • Augusta, ME

Contact Information

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

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Description

Are you ready to take the next step in outdoor leadership? Would you like to dig into the nuances of technical trail work? If the answer is yes, then a Team Leader position is for you! Get paid to develop your skills during 12 weeks of leadership and technical skills training. Then, put your skills to the test leading a field team to accomplish conservation projects and network with environmental professionals across Maine. Be a teacher and mentor for those new to the challenges and rewards of living and serving in the outdoors, while making a positive impact in local communities.

Are you ready to take the next step in outdoor leadership? Would you like to dig into the nuances of technical trail work? If the answer is yes, then a Team Leader position is for you! Get paid to develop your skills during 12 weeks of leadership and technical skills training. Then, put your skills to the test leading a field team to accomplish conservation projects and network with environmental professionals across Maine. Be a teacher and mentor for those new to the challenges and rewards of living and serving in the outdoors, while making a positive impact in local communities. Read More

Living Allowance

$1300 - $1920 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Benefits: -Team Leaders starting in March are 450-hour AmeriCorps members during the 12-week training period and will receive an education award of $1,678.57 upon successful completion. -AmeriCorps members may also be eligible for student loan deferment and childcare reimbursement. -All leaders will receive a weekly living allowance of $325 (less taxes) during training. -Upon successful completion of training living allowances increase to $480 per week, and Leaders will be eligible for health insurance. -Other benefits include a Maine State Park Pass, paid training, and a wide range of networking opportunities. Housing: Will be provided during the training period. Housing varies from rustic cabins to tent camping. Expect to move locations throughout training. During the field season, teams will camp at a base camp near their project site and will return to an assigned basecamp during off time. Basecamps will vary from rustic cabins, to tent sites.

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

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

Economic Security, Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Park, State Agency other than State Service Commission

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

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

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