Mt. Adams Resource Stewards mission is to promote sustainable connections between the land, local economies, and rural communities in the Mt. Adams Region. Our efforts seek to grow more vibrant rural communities by:
Position Announcement: Stewardship Crew Member
Duration: 8-10 months per year (subject to change, weather & project dependent)
Hours: 40/week (field-based)
Duty location: Glenwood, WA / Trout Lake, WA
Work environment: Extensive outdoor work with exposure to remote work locations, inclement
weather and extensive physical work duties. Some office work required.
Salary and benefits: $18.00 – $20.50 / hr DOE., Health Insurance + $350 stipend for
work boots/gear. Overtime opportunities during optional firefighting assignments
contingent on continued partnership with the Forest Service.
Closing date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, estimated start date March 1 – April 1, 2022
Applicants interested in a position on the crew should feel called to a 3 season outdoor labor job and be motivated by opportunities to build skills in a variety of forestry-related tasks while building connections to the Mt. Adams area.
Position Description and Responsibilities: Stewardship crew members will work with public land management agencies, nonprofits, and private landowners on a wide variety of field-based projects.
Where applicable, crew members will receive training that focuses on enhancing technical
project skills and field-based knowledge. Crew members may receive some or all of the
following: First Aid and CPR, S212 Chainsaw Operation, Wildland Firefighter Type II, forestry
techniques specific to pre-commercial thinning, training in conducting data for forest stand
Members will be part of a 4-6 person crew supervised by the Stewardship Crew Assistant
Lead, who in turn reports to the Stewardship Crew Project Lead. Staff are responsible for the
safe completion of assigned work projects in a timely and professional manner to
predetermined specifications under the direction of the Assistant Crew Lead and/or Project
Leader. Work will consist of skilled manual labor and technical monitoring including the
Fuels and Forest Health Management 70%
Stand Exams (Tree Inventory Surveys) 10%
Prescribed Fire 5%
Optional: Firefighting Assignments
* Position duties are subject to be altered based on changing program and project priorities. Positions are contingent on funding and satisfactory performance. The 2022 season work schedule will most likely run from March/April through November, with possibility for extended season based on crewmember availability, weather, and projects.
Health Insurance Stipend, $350 gear stipend, 4/10 schedule during the summer, Wildland Firefighting training opportunities, opportunities to work on USFS hand crews & engines.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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