Natural Resource Crew Supervisor

Conservation Corps North Bay Cotati, California
Job Type Paid permanent

The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 1 will make significant contributions to providing a positive
work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning. The NRCS will help Corpsmembers to achieve their work readiness and skill development goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults and will lead 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
• Support educational goals
• 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
Other duties may be assigned.


• Demonstrated experience supervising and motivating young adults from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds enrolled in a job-training program
• Experience in the operation of trucks and trailers
• Extensive knowledge of hand and power tools
• Experience in trail building and maintenance, stream maintenance, habitat restoration, flood response, fuels reduction, construction, right-of-way maintenance, non-native vegetation removal
• 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
• 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 or 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 1 is an hourly, non-exempt position which is eligible for a full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Chiropractic and 401(K) retirement, and acation, Holiday and Sick pay. Compensation range $17 to $23 per hour.


Please submit your cover letter and resume to Please include ‘NRC Supervisor 1’ in the subject line. 

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