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7 Nov 2022

Full-Time Senior Crew Leader

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

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Job Description

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

At MCC crews camp while working on physically demanding and essential natural resource and conservation projects on some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Northern Rockies and Plains.  The Senior Crew Leader helps guide our crew leaders through their technical skills and leadership training, and is an excellent stepping stone into a staff conservation corps or federal agency position.   The Senior Crew Leader will assist staff in planning and implementing training for leaders and members, facilitate and deliver MCC education components to MCC crews in the field, visit crews during the field season to help ensure the successful completion of MCC projects and programming, may be called upon to lead an existing crew when necessary, and provide logistical support to ensure regional operations run smoothly.  Our Senior Crew Leaders are an essential component of our regional teams, and provide mentorship to our leaders and members. If you are looking for something unique, have a desire to take the next step in your leadership development, and want to make a positive impact on conservation leaders, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! 

Location: Bozeman, Missoula, Kalispell and Helena, MT

Ages: 21-35

Program Dates: 02/13/2023 – 10/27/2023

Living Allowance: $1,200 biweekly before taxes are taken out

AmeriCorps Education Award: $4,826.50 upon completion of the program

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!

Company Vehicle to travel to Project Sites

Housing options may be available in specific regions; talk with a Program Manager to learn more!! 

Learn More About Adult Conservation Crews!

APPLY/FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE!

Benefits:

Certifications (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • First Aid & CPR
  • Defensive Driving 
  • 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
  • Leadership, communication, and teamwork competencies
  • 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.
  • Make lasting changes to the environment, climate, and our communities.

Qualifications:

  • High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED
  • Ages 18-35
  • US Citizen, National or lawful permanent resident
  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Ability to eventually hike 3-20 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
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to obtain Wilderness Advanced First Aid/CPR training. (Training is reimbursable to allotted amount/ MCC provides training)
  • Demonstrates desire to serve the community and the environment
  • Embraces willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time
  • Commitment to completing term; available for duration of entire term of service
  • Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check
  • 21 years old on the start date of the program

MCC is committed to being diverse, welcoming, and inclusive. We are working to reduce barriers to participating in our programs. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information, and military service. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.  Learn more about Identity and Equity @ MCC!

How to Apply

Job Categories: Conservation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: climate change, conservation, environment, leadership, and trails. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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