Title: Field Supervisor
Reports to: Logistics Coordinator
Location: Salida, CO or Alamosa, CO
Status: Seasonal, Full-time, Exempt
Benefits: 10 days PTO + sick leave, Eligible for benefits
Start/end date: March 14, 2022 – November 4, 2022
The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a program of the non-profit service organization, Conservation Legacy, that is built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933 – 1942. SCC provides youth and young adults opportunities to complete conservation projects on public lands. While serving with SCC, members receive training on job skills, conflict resolution, leadership, teamwork, and environmental stewardship. Programs are developed using a step ladder approach to provide a progression of skill development based on a member’s needs. Members receive a weekly living allowance, training, and an AmeriCorps Education Award (for qualifying individuals).
The Leaders of Color (LOC) and Alamosa Adult Crews’ Field Supervisor is responsible for providing field and administrative support for the LOC and Alamosa programs by offering technical assistance, morale support, and ensuring program integrity through policy enforcement and positive mentoring. The Field Supervisor will assist with Corps member interviewing and selection, program logistics, and planning and facilitating trainings. During the spring season, the field supervisor will be both in the field, supporting crew leader training, and in the office, helping to recruit and support adult members. During the field season, the field supervisor will be in the field supporting crews, ensuring leaders and members successfully complete requisite certifications, providing logistics support, and meeting with project partners. This is one of 3 Field Supervisor positions at SCC-LV for the 2022 season. The LOC and Alamosa crews are certification intensive programs as follows:
Leaders of Color (LOC): This crew provides advanced technical training in crosscut, chainsaw, and Wilderness First Responder courses coupled with related project work. This crew serves Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and prepares career-ready participants for jobs in Natural Resources throughout Colorado.
Alamosa Adult: The Alamosa Adult crew is comprised of Opportunity Youth – young adults ages 18-24 who have been disconnected from work and school. This opportunity provides a pathway to employment locally in the green economy. This crew is restricted to Opportunity Youth who are residents of the San Luis Valley, a predominately Latinx/Hispanic region. These members complete a series of certifications to build their resumes to be competitive in the local job market.
Conservation Legacy is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to perform essential job functions. Some positions may require periodic overnight travel, non-traditional work hours, ability to move across varied terrain, use program-specific tools and a range of technology on an infrequent or frequent basis. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Ability to safely drive an organizational vehicle may also be required for some positions.
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