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2021 Crew Leader

Actively Recruiting

Openings

20 currently recruiting

Service Dates

March 1, 2021 - November 21, 2021

Application Window

December 19, 2020 - February 13, 2021

Locations

  • Cedar City, UT
  • Logan, UT
  • Moab, UT

Contact Information

David Mallery
(435) 797-0964
david.mallery@usu.edu

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Position Details

Field Crew Leader

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Description

The UCC Crew Leader is a 9-month AmeriCorps position where the member participates in UCC’s Crew Leader Development Program and then takes on direct leadership of a UCC field crew. The spring field season is spent in a “Crew Leader In-Training” capacity working on a crew with fellow trainees and developing leadership and conservation skills. Upon demonstrating necessary skills and competencies, the leader moves into a full Crew Leader role for summer and fall field seasons leading a 4-9 person crew in the completion of habitat restoration and trail improvement projects on public lands.

The UCC Crew Leader is a 9-month AmeriCorps position where the member participates in UCC’s Crew Leader Development Program and then takes on direct leadership of a UCC field crew. The spring field season is spent in a “Crew Leader In-Training” capacity working on a crew with fellow trainees and developing leadership and conservation skills. Upon demonstrating necessary skills and competencies, the leader moves into a full Crew Leader role for summer and fall field seasons leading a 4-9 person crew in the completion of habitat restoration and trail improvement projects on public lands. Read More

Living Allowance

$1450 - $1650 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

The Crew Leader receives the following certifications/qualifications: - Wilderness First Responder - USFS B Sawyer Qualifications - Utah Herbicide Applicator License

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
Leadership experience and demonstrated leadership skills
Teaching, training, and mentoring
Conflict management & resolution
Effective communication & interpersonal Skills
High degree of maturity & professionalism
Previous conservation corps, public lands management, or similar experience (required)
Chainsaw experience (preferred)
Trail maintenance and construction experience (preferred)
Demonstrated outdoor skills (required)
Camping experience, including backpacking (required)
Alignment to UCC mission and values of safety, service, community, inclusivity,
positivity, and commitment

REQUIREMENTS
Support of UCC Mission & Values and a positive attitude
Commitment to personal and professional growth
Flexibility - ability and desire to work in a dynamic environment and embrace change
Ability and willingness to think creatively, adapt, adjust, and problem solve in order to manage a crew and project assignments
Ability and willingness to work an irregular schedule
Ability, willingness, and desire to live out of a tent and work in all weather conditions
Willingness and physical ability to work on a variety of conservation projects, which may include 12 hour days using chainsaws, hand tools, applying herbicide, etc.
Employ proactive, active, and effective communication
Exceptional work ethic and diligence in completing assigned projects and tasks
Demonstrated maturity
At least 21 years of age
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Eligible to enroll in AmeriCorps
Undergo a National Criminal History Check

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Disaster, Environment

Weekly Hours

50

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban, Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

School-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

David Mallery
(435) 797-0964
david.mallery@usu.edu

Hosted By

Position Details

Field Crew Leader

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