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Montana Conservation Corps

  • 1203 US HWY 2 West , Kalispell, Montana
  • https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/young-adult-opportunities/
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Assistant Field Crew Leader

Industry

min experience

salary range

$1.5k - $1.5k / month

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
No
Work Visa Sponsoring Available
No

Job Overview

GAIN PROFESSIONAL JOB SKILLS, CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE RESILIENCE, AND ENHANCE YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS!

At MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills.  Assistant Field Crew Leaders and their crews will camp while working on physically demanding and essential natural resource and conservation projects on some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Northern Rockies and Plains.  Project work could include trail maintenance and construction, habitat restoration, mesic restoration, planting, backcountry work, forest fuels reduction, and more.  This position is a leadership learning position that prioritizes crew member development; the assistant crew leader is a full partner in the crew’s leadership, helping to communicate crew direction, project goals, member management, and communication with regional staff teams.  In conjunction with the Primary Crew Leader, the assistant leader takes a large role in the technical training of crew members, and provides vital mentorship to new members. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to transition into a leadership role!  

A term of service with MCC places our participants in an excellent position for future federal hiring and conservation careers!

Location: Missoula, Kalispell and Helena

Program Dates: 5/9/2022 – 10/21/2022 (OPEN to a later start date of 5/16 OR and earlier start date if available)

Living Allowance: $787 biweekly before taxes are taken out

AmeriCorps Education Award: $3,247.50 upon completion of the program

Health Insurance: Provided at NO COST

Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!

Food Per Diem while on Projects

Housing Options Available!! 

WFA certification preferred; MCC will reimburse up to $400 for candidates to receive this certification before their start date.

 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more!

There are multiple benefits with an AmeriCorps Term of Service!

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MCC is committed to being diverse, welcoming, and inclusive. We are working to reduce barriers to participating in our programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Special Benefits

Benefits:

Certifications (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • First Aid & CPR
  • Defensive Driving 
  • Chainsaw Certification
  • Crosscut Certification 

Training and Opportunities (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • Training on Resume Building, Interviewing, and Federal Hiring
  • Hand & Power Tool Use (including chainsaw and crosscut saw)
  • Backcountry Travel & Navigation
  • Trail Maintenance & Construction
  • Leave No Trace
  • Habitat Management & Improvement
  • Learn about natural resource management
  • Develop life skills, work skills, and a strong service ethic
  • Connect with project partners: federal, state, and non-profits for career opportunities
  • Join our network of alumni in natural resource careers all over the country
  • Work in beautiful, wild, and protected places.
  • Work in National Forests, wilderness areas, and National Parks. 
  • Make lasting changes to the environment, climate, and our communities.

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications:

  • High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED
  • Ages 18-35
  • US Citizen, National or lawful permanent resident
  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Ability to eventually hike 3-20 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60 – 70lbs
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrates desire to serve the community and the environment
  • Embraces willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time
  • Commitment to completing term; available for duration of entire term of service

Desired Additional Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check
  • 21 years old on the start date of the program

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