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Tahoe Rim Trail Association - Trail Operations Coordinator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

April 8, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Application Window

January 31, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Location

  • Stateline, NV

Contact Information

Rachel Durben
(530) 542-4546
sara.monson@sierranevadaalliance.org

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Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Member

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Description

Becoming a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) member enables you to do great things for the Sierra Nevada while you grow as an individual and attain tangible benefits. Put your idealism to work through AmeriCorps! Protect the Sierra environment and rural communities. You will learn teamwork, communications, conservation issues, responsibility and other essential skills that will help you for the rest of your life. And you’ll gain the personal satisfaction of taking on a challenge and seeing results. The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership needs your courage, skills, and dedication!

Becoming a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) member enables you to do great things for the Sierra Nevada while you grow as an individual and attain tangible benefits. Put your idealism to work through AmeriCorps! Protect the Sierra environment and rural communities. You will learn teamwork, communications, conservation issues, responsibility and other essential skills that will help you for the rest of your life. And you’ll gain the personal satisfaction of taking on a challenge and seeing results. The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership needs your courage, skills, and dedication! Read More

Living Allowance

$1345 - $1345 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

In addition to SNAP Member Benefits, the TRTA will provide an additional housing stipend of $1,500 ($250/month).

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• Must be 18 years of age, or older
• Because this position requires driving, applicants must be 21+
• Ability and willingness to undergo a federal criminal background check is required
• Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
• Effective communication skills with people of diverse ages and backgrounds
• Must be able to communicate clearly and consistently with TRTA staff
• Experience with trail construction, design, and rehabilitation with a Conservation Corps, or other trail building organization
• A high fitness level and an interest in camping overnight for backcountry work trips
• Ability to work alone/in a small group in remote settings
• Ability to work in large teams in remote settings (up to 15)
• Experience and/or ability to learn the use of GPS unit
• Willing to work outdoors and be capable of lifting 40 lbs
• Able to take initiative, work independently, and participate in collaborative efforts
• Ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays
• Applicants are expected to be highly motivated to pursue a career in natural resource and trail management and be willing and able to perform assigned duties with little direct supervision
• Experience with basic computer programs including the Microsoft Office Suite

Desired Qualifications:
• Database management and ArcGIS software experience
• First Aid or Wilderness First Aid certified
• USFS Chainsaw and/or crosscut saw certified
• Experience with Griphoist winches and rigging for trailbuilding
• Experience with stonework for trailbuilding
• Experience working with pack stock
• Knowledge and understanding of Leave No Trace principals
• Knowledge and ability to utilize GPS equipment in the field
• Knowledge and ability to utilize GIS programs such as ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro
• Previous employment or volunteer work as a Crew Leader for a Conservation Corps, Federal Agency, or other trail building organization

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Federal Government Agency, Higher Education Institution, Local Government Agency

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Rachel Durben
(530) 542-4546
sara.monson@sierranevadaalliance.org

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