|Term Dates:||February 25 - November 22, 2019|
|Location(s):||Positions are available based in Logan, Moab, and Cedar City, UT Work at project sites throughout the region|
|Schedule:||Full-time commitment, hours & schedule vary week to week (45-55 hrs) Nearly 100% time spent in the field with significant travel between project sites and field office|
|Application:||Submit your application on http://ucc.usu.edu/crewleaderapplication Application review begins 10/08/18 and will continue through January 2019. Positions open until filled.|
The UCC Crew Leader is an AmeriCorps position where the member participates in leadership skills development during the spring field season and then provides direct leadership, mentorship, and teaching for a UCC field crew during the summer and fall field seasons
. During the spring season, the Crew Leader participates in essential hard and soft skills trainings and completes conservation projects as part of a crew of crew leader-trainees. Field staff give extra attention to debriefing crew leadership scenarios, helping leaders refine tool and project techniques, attending to areas of individual growth, and teaching the full responsibilities of the Crew Leader position. Crew Leaders will be evaluated throughout the spring season and will only be promoted into the full leadership role upon demonstrating essential competencies.
During summer and fall seasons, Crew Leaders are responsible for preparing and leading a 5-10 person crew in conservation project work, as well as upholding UCC values, ensuring that UCC policies and procedures are followed, facilitating education time with their crew, communicating with project sponsors, and recording & reporting important weekly project outcome data and other documentation.
Field crews are assigned to a variety of conservation projects located across the state of Utah. Projects may include habitat restoration, invasive plant removal, fence building, trail improvement, forest fuels reduction & other forest fire mitigation efforts, surveying, and more. Each crew has a unique project and travel schedule. All crews are trained in chainsaw and hand tool use, trails techniques, and wilderness medicine. Crews generally camp near project sites and return to their field office location for off time between project weeks. Crew Leaders are expected to have a place of residence near their field office location.
The Crew Leader position is an AmeriCorps term requiring a full-time, ten-month commitment.
1. Conservation Project Management
2. Crew Member Mentorship
3. Documentation & Reporting
i. Weekly Progress Reporting
ii. Vehicle Inspection
iii. Daily Safety logs iv. Incident reports v. Crew Member check-ins and evaluations
vi. Debrief notes
vii. Tool and equipment logs viii. Rig-up/De-rig scheduling
4. UCC Program Leadership
i. summer and fall crew member trainings ii.
iii. crew debriefs
5. Other duties, as assigned
Complete the UCC Online Application found at http://ucc.usu.edu/crewleaderapplication You will need to attach a resume, and a list of 3 professional references to the online application. Application review begins October 2018. Positions are open until filled.
Utah Conservation Corps is an equal opportunity program. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran, or disabled status. UCC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for application and service with our programs.
To develop the conservation leaders of tomorrow through service and education.
UCC's Values & Culture Statement
Utah Conservation Corps is committed to an inclusive culture of community service in a safe and positive environment.
UCC's Zero Tolerance Policies
The following behaviors will result in immediate termination. At no time may the UCC AmeriCorps member:
UCC is an AmeriCorps program made of members, staff, and partners dedicated to serving our community and environment. We engage in projects throughout the state of Utah that address goals relating to environmental conservation, leadership, and sustainability.
UCC AmeriCorps members have committed to a term of service for their country that may range from 3 months to a year. Our members are individuals seeking opportunities to give back, to improve the environment and explore the beauty of Utah's public lands. Many of our members are current students or recent graduates looking togain experience in the fields of natural resource conservation, education, or social