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Western Colorado Conservation Corps

  • 2818 1/2 North Avenue, Grand Junction, CO
  • https://www.wcccpartners.org/
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Conservation Corps Assistant Crew Leader

Industry

min experience

salary range

$2.1k - $2.1k / month

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
No
Work Visa Sponsoring Available
No

Job Overview

As an AmeriCorps service-learning program and to prepare Americorps members for work in-the-field, WCCC provides orientation and technical skills training at the start of the program term in addition to region or project specific training throughout the service term. Focuses include outdoor leadership, Leave No Trace principles, technical skills for project work, tool use/maintenance, S-212 chainsaw safety training, first aid/CPR, herbicide application, trail building, fence construction, drivers training, procedures surrounding risk management and best practices, and creating positive crew cultures with emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

The Western Colorado Conservation Corps offers opportunities for young adults to spend a season serving on meaningful conservation projects throughout Western Colorado. Projects may include a variety of trail construction/maintenance, fence construction/removal, invasive species removal, fire fuels reduction, habitat restoration and/or historic preservation work. AmeriCorps members have the opportunity to earn up to $3,247.50, in addition to a bi-weekly stipend, from an AmeriCorps Education Award (restrictions apply).

Minimum Requirements

Requirements:

  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Excellent organization and communication
  • Passion for an outdoor lifestyle
  • Hands-on physical labor experience preferred
  • Committed to making a positive difference in youth
  • Wilderness First Responder (WFR) preferred
  • Current driver’s license with an insurable good driving record
  • High School Diploma or GED required (AmeriCorps), relevant bachelor’s preferred
  • Must be between the ages of 21-28 years of age
  • Ability to commit to the entirety of your AmeriCorps term of service with WCCC
  • Ability to serve on diverse teams or with a diverse range of people

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to typically lift 30-50 lbs. repeatedly
  • Hiking up to 12 miles per day.
  • Be willing and able to run a chainsaw, use hand tools and herbicide equipment with appropriate training.
  • Must be able to complete arduous work in adverse weather conditions (i.e. snow, rain, excessive heat).
  • Ability to camp in remote locations from 4-8 days a week.

Qualifications:

No experience necessary! However, you must:

  • Be a United states citizen or permanent resident
  • Be available full time between the dates specified on the Member Service Agreement
  • Able to pass a pre-service National Criminal History check (State, Sex Offender, and Federal)

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