Title: Canyon Country Youth Corps Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary: $46,000 – $50,000
Status: Full time, Exempt
The Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC) is a program of the non-profit Four Corners School of Outdoor Education, based in Monticello, Utah. CCYC is a workforce development and employment program for youth and young adults ages 15-25, over 50% of whom are Native American and residing on the Colorado Plateau. Eligible participants may earn a wage, AmeriCorps education awards, and complete a GED. CCYC teaches effective life skills, field techniques, tool use, resource management, outdoor living/cooking/menu planning, habitat protection, and healthy living. It also prepares participants for careers in natural resource and recreation management. Work projects include habitat restoration, travel management, trail maintenance, invasive species removal, & fire/fuels reduction on public lands.
The CCYC Director provides administrative guidance and field oversight for Canyon Country Youth Corps. The primary responsibility is to ensure high quality delivery of public lands work and educational programing. The purpose of this work is to improve the life and job skills of the youth and enhance the quality of the public lands served by CCYC. Achieving this goal includes coordinating and integrating fieldwork management with educational program development, operations, budgets, contract compliance, and data collection for evaluation of all aspects of CCYC. This position directly supervises 2 full-time staff, a VISTA position, as well as 9+ crews per year (8 members each).
Responsibilities & Functions
The CCYC Director helps run all Conservation Service Group meetings and works within the team
environment. The Director works with other FCS staff on appropriate projects. This includes coordinating with other departments’ logistics and managing schedules. The CCYC Director helps with various office tasks as needed, based on skills they possess, and as time permits.
Necessary Skills and Qualifications
This position requires periodic overnight travel and non-traditional work hours, inclusive of weekend and evening hours. To successfully perform essential functions the CCYC Director is required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear. The CCYC Director may be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl on an infrequent basis and possess the ability to hike and climb in rough terrain. He/she must be able to operate office equipment, telephone, and computer and reach with hands and arms. The CCYC Director may be required to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted. The ability to drive a FCS vehicle is also required. This job will require a flexible schedule. A successful candidate must be able to balance field needs and office duties, as needed.
Go to http://www.fourcornersschool.org/about-fcs/employment and read the job description and cover letter. Send a cover letter and resume to Chris Giangreco at email@example.com. Position open until filled.
When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.