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Louisiana Conservation Corps Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Deadline Nov 16, 2018
Job Type Seasonal / temporary

Louisiana Conservation Corps is looking for dedicated young adults to serve an 11.5 month Crew Leader term. We require all Crew Leader applicants to have at least 5 months of previous hands on conservation experience including but not limited to:

  • Chainsaws
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Invasive Species Removal
  • Trail Work

LaCC provides our members with hands-on opportunities, extensive training in conservation and disaster response, and the freedom to develop personally and professionally. Our Crew Leaders help us facilitate training our members, therefore they need to have previous experience.

Individuals on our Field Crew love doing hard work in the outdoors. They hail from all across the country and show true enthusiasm for natural resource protection. These crews respond to state disasters, as well as federally declared national disasters.

Field Crew Leaders: Age 21-28
11 mo. Term: November 27th, 2018 – November 22nd, 2019

Benefits

  • $1,608 per month living stipend
  • Americorps Education Award
  • Student Loan Deferment
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certification
  • S212 Chainsaw Certification
  • Technical Skills Training
  • Fundamental Skills Training
  • Health Insurance
  • FEMA certifications

Qualifications – Must Have

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Between the ages of 21-28
  • US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
  • Clean 3-year Driving Record
  • Prior experience in camping, backcountry travel, or related field work
  • Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in rugged terrain, often wearing a 45lb backpack and carrying tools.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools
  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Commitment to completing entire term of service
  • Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • 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

HOW TO APPLY

Fill out an application here:LaCC Crew Leader Application

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.
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