The Backcountry Trails Camp Supervisor (BCTCS) is, above all else, a leader of young people (18-25), whose duties go far beyond the mere supervision of corps members. The BCTCS is responsible for the personal and professional development of each corpsmember as they experience everything that comes with living and working with a diverse group of people in remote, isolated backcountry locations for six continuous months while performing rigorous work. The BCTCS must mentor, counsel, train, and direct corpsmembers through an incredibly difficult work/wilderness/cohort experience while ensuring their physical, mental, emotional, and social wellbeing is being looked after. Under the direct supervision of the Backcountry Trails Program Manager with additional oversight from the Program Coordinator, the incumbent works independently performing a multitude of duties the following areas:
Managing, directing, and supervising a backcountry trail crew. Facilitating individual development of corps members and the development of a crew community. Training corps members in trail repair, maintenance, construction, wilderness living, wilderness navigation, spike camp set-up and operations. Development and implementation of season-long curriculum plan. Managing trail projects and supervising a crew performing trail work. Performing a variety of administrative duties and functions as operational, departmental, program, and public land management agency needs dictate.
Supervisor Experience- Minimum of two years (24 mos) of experience in organizing, instructing, supervising, and evaluating six or more people, ages 16-26 in an organization requiring specific accomplishments or completion of specific tasks. Such experience must include direct responsibility for discipline, direction, and welfare of the persons involved.
Pre-employment Drug Test– In accordance with the Federal Highway Administration regulations (49 CFR, Part 382), persons hired to a class requiring a commercial driver license must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
Background Investigation– Undergo fingerprinting and successfully pass a Criminal Offender Record Information check completed by the Department of Justice (DOJ)which may or may not also include a background check through the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). Pass a National Sex Offender Public Registry check.
Medical Exam-A medical clearance exam is required for this position. Trail Work Experience- Experience performing trail construction, repair, and maintenance, an experience training/teaching others to perform this work.
Trail Work Experience- Experience performing trail construction, repair, and maintenance, an experience training/teaching others to perform this work.
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