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Field Crew Member

Utah Conservation Corps
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APPLY @ UCC.USU.EDU/APPLY -- Field Crew Members serve during our Summer and Fall seasons. They work on a 4-8 person crew, using various hand tools and chainsaws to complete project work. Crew base out of one of UCC's four field offices; most crews travel to project sites throughout the state and camp near the work site. -- APPLY @ UCC.USU.EDU/APPLY

Service Activities

UCC Field Crews complete various conservation project work such as habitat restoration, invasive species removal, native vegetation planting, forest fuels reduction, fence building, trail improvement, and more.

Community Need Addressed

Improving the quality of public lands and the communities that surround them through partnership based projects.

Position Outcomes

UCC Field Crews complete various conservation project work such as habitat restoration, invasive species removal, native vegetation planting, forest fuels reduction, fence building, trail improvement, and more.

Benefits

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

We also provide Wilderness First Aid (WFA) training to our crew members

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Wilderness First Aid

Skills you will gain

Teamwork, self-responsibility, community and environmental knowledge

Competencies You Will Develop
Communication
Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others
Creativity & Problem Solving
Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Teamwork
Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented
Decisions
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process
Tools
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand, Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures, safety standards, and ethical guidelines, Seek opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
Planning
Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Set goals
Service
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities
  • Focus Areas Environment
  • Length of Service 3 Months
  • Education Requirements GED
  • Placement Team Placement
  • Service Setting Park
  • Weekly Training Hours 2

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