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11 Jan 2022

Temporary Field Crew Member

Montana Conservation Corps – Posted by caleb@mtcorps.org Missoula, Montana, United States

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Job Description

Locations: Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell, Missoula, MT

GAIN PROFESSIONAL JOB SKILLS, CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE RESILIENCE, AND LAUNCH YOUR NATURAL RESOURCE CAREER!

MCC is hiring Field Crew Members!  We focus on the growth of our members, transferable job skills, and making a positive impact on the climate and environment.  Crew Members and their crews will camp while working on physically demanding conservation projects across the Northern Rockies and Plains.  Project work could include trail maintenance and construction, habitat restoration, planting, backcountry work, forest fuels reduction, and more!  Crew Members receive training in technical skills and federal hiring.  Are you looking for something unique?  If you want to address urgent climate change issues and make a positive impact on the environment, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! 

A term of service with MCC places our participants in an excellent position for future federal hiring and conservation careers!

Locations: Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell, Missoula, MT
Term Dates: 5/16/2022- 10/19/2022
Living Allowance: $737 biweekly before taxes
AmeriCorps Education Award: $3247.50

Health Insurance: Provided at NO COST

Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!

Food Per Diem while on Projects

Access to Pro Deals

Housing Opportunities Available!!

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more!

There are multiple benefits with an AmeriCorps Term of Service!

Apply Here!

MCC is committed to being diverse, welcoming, and inclusive. We are working to reduce barriers to participating in our programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Qualifications

  • High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED
  • Ages 17-30, up to 35 for military veterans
  • US Citizen, National, or Legal Permanent Resident
  • Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60-70lbs
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools
  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Available for duration of entire term of service; commitment to completing term
  • Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
  • Willing to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions 
  • Ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time

Benefits:

Certifications (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • Basic First Aid & CPR 
  • Chainsaw Certification
  • Crosscut Certification 

Training and Opportunities (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • Training on Resume Building, Interviewing, and Federal Hiring
  • Hand & Power Tool Use (including chainsaw and crosscut saw)
  • Backcountry Travel & Navigation
  • Trail Maintenance & Construction
  • Leave No Trace
  • Habitat Management & Improvement
  • Learn about natural resource management
  • Develop life skills, work skills, and a strong service ethic
  • Connect with project partners: federal, state, and non-profits for career opportunities
  • Join our network of alumni in natural resource careers all over the country
  • Work in beautiful, wild, and protected places.
  • Work in National Forests, wilderness areas, and National Parks. 
  • Make lasting changes to the environment, climate, and our communities.

How to Apply

Apply Here > https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/open-positions/. Upload Resume & Optional Cover Letter.

Job Categories: Environmental. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: AmeriCorps, climate change, conservation, Corps, Idaho, Montana, resource conservation, and Wyoming. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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