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28 Feb 2018

Full-Time Natural Resources Crew Supervisor

Conservation Corps North Bay – Posted by Conservation Corps North Bay San Rafael, California, United States


Job Description

Conservation Corps North Bay’s mission is to develop youth and conserve natural resources for a strong, sustainable community. Our programs provide young people with training, skills and education to do the jobs necessary to maintain the beauty and health of our environment and our communities. Working with CCNB means you can feel great about changing lives and changing the world. And we also have a very generous benefits package for full time staff.

The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor makes significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning and helps Corpsmembers to achieve their work readiness and skill development goals.

The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults and leads the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration, and trail building.

Corpsmember Supervision:

  • Facilitate personal and professional development
  • Provide training; including tool use, teamwork, leadership skills, work place communication
  • Develop proper work habits
  • Provide quarterly evaluations
  • Take action to resolve inappropriate behavior and personnel issues
  • Document performance and learning accomplishments
  • Ensure that all safety procedures are followed

Project Management:

  • Conduct projects in a safe manner
  • Produce a level of productivity and quality that meets the expectations of CCNB and the client
  • Provide project specific training
  • Ensure that all equipment is properly cared for
  • Track work hours on a daily basis
  • Document project accomplishments


  • Demonstrated experience supervising and motivating young adults from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds enrolled in a job-training program
  • Experience in construction (fences, bridges, trails, stairways, retaining walls, boardwalks)
  • Experience in trail building and maintenance, stream maintenance, habitat restoration, flood response, fuels reduction, right-of-way maintenance, non-native vegetation removal
  • Experience in the operation of trucks and trailers
  • Extensive experience in the use of hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of conservation practices
  • Ability to do strenuous work in adverse weather conditions
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict and mediate disputes in a positive fashion
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification
  • Clean DMV record (one point or less), with ability to earn a California Class B driver’s license and pass CCNB’s driving exam

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in construction (fences, bridges, trails, stairways, retaining walls, boardwalks)
  • Licenses and certifications directly related to position highly desirable, e.g., arborist, landscape contractor, Wildfire Incident Qualification Card (Red Card); licensed herbicide applicator.
  • Proficiency in Toolcat operation
  • Proficiency in all of these areas: trail building and maintenance, stream maintenance, habitat restoration, flood response, fuels reduction, construction, right-of-way maintenance, non-native vegetation removal
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • At least two years of college education or vocational training in natural resource management, environmental studies, job training or counseling, from an accredited college or university
  • Two years of supervisory experience. Experience in youth development, project management and the implementation of natural resource projects
  • Experience supervising youth from a wide variety of social, economic and educational backgrounds to work together as a team
  • Experience serving and volunteering in the community. Must possess a strong service ethic and be able to instill this ethic into team members


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The NRC Supervisor works outdoors around equipment and machinery, walking on uneven ground and steep hillsides, with exposure to excessive noise, fumes and extremes in temperature. They may be expected to lift and move objects weighing up to 75 lbs. and carry objects at least ½ mile.

NRC Supervisors frequently use special visual and auditory protective equipment. While performing the duties of this position, the NRC Supervisor is required to walk and stand; sit and bend; squat and climb; kneel and twist; to talk and hear. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; and reaches with hands and arms. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to perform simple and power grasping, and fine manipulation; to push and pull.


The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position eligible for a full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Chiropractic and 401(K) Retirement, and Vacation, Holiday and Sick pay. Hourly pay range starts at $17 to $20 per hour depending on experience and certifications.


Conservation Corps North Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer



How to Apply

TO APPLY Please submit your cover letter and resume to and include ‘NRC Supervisor’ in the subject line.

Job Categories: Conservation. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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