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2019 Field Crew Leader - START APR. 15

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

April 15, 2019 - November 22, 2019

Application Window

February 27, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Locations

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

Contact Information

Sarah Haderlie
sarah.haderlie@usu.edu

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Description

The UCC Crew Leader is a 7-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 5-8 person crew in the completion of habitat restoration and trail improvement projects on public lands around Utah!

The UCC Crew Leader is a 7-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 5-8 person crew in the completion of habitat restoration and trail improvement projects on public lands around Utah! Read More

Living Allowance

$1450 - $1650 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

BENIFITS • AmeriCorps Living Allowance, $725.00 paid twice-per-month for 3-months; increased to $825.00 paid twice-per-month thereafter. • AmeriCorps Education Award: o $4,144.00 for November end date. o $2,255.24 for August end date. • Forbearance on qualifying student loans while in service. • Conservation leadership training, certifications, and field experience. • Wilderness First Responder upon successful completion of both the practical and written examination, as well as satisfactory completion of term of service. • Advanced chainsaw training. Nationally recognized certification upon successful completion of both the classroom and field evaluations, as well as satisfactory completion of term of service. • Herbicide Applicator license. • Working with land management agency professionals.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

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

REQUIREMENTS
• Support of UCC Mission & Values and a positive, constructive attitude.
• Commitment to personal growth.
• Flexibility – ability and desire to work in a dynamic environment and take on 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 traveling, using chainsaws, hand tools, or applying herbicide.
• Employ proactive, active, and effective communication.
• Maturity.
• At least 21 years of age.
• U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
• Eligible to enroll in AmeriCorps and willing to 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

Environment

Weekly Hours

40

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

Sarah Haderlie
sarah.haderlie@usu.edu

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