River Restoration Crew Member

Utah Conservation Corps

Logan, Utah

Job Type AmeriCorps
Salary Details $1,220.00 / monthly
Deadline Sep 30, 2019

TERM DATES:September 30-December 13(3-monthfall/winterterm)

This position is an AmeriCorps term of service that requires a full-time commitment.

LOCATION(S):

Base out of Logan or Moab,UT
Project sites on publicland along the White or Colorado River

POSITION DESCRIPTION

River Restoration Crew Members will spend three months working and living outdoors as part of a Utah Conservation Corps crew in service to public lands along the White and/or the Colorado River.Crew Members are responsible for being a contributing member of their crew, upholding and abiding byUCC policies & procedures, and conducting themselves in a safe and productive manner. All crew members are trained in safe and proper tool use, safe herbicide handling and application, project specific techniques, river and raft safety, outdoor living and wilderness firstaid. Crews will complete projects on and near the White and/or Colorado River related to habitat restoration and invasive species removal. Weekly project schedules are variable, where crews work 4-10days in a row and then get offt imeproportional to the amount of time they have been in the field. Crews spend full-days working outdoors doing physically demanding work. Crews typically camp during the project week and return to their base field office for off-time.

Utah Conservation Corps are ranges for camping and travel during project time and supplies all tools, safetyequipment, and uniform shirts. Crew Members must provide their own work boots, work pants, and personal camping gear.Crew Members are responsible for buying their food both on and off projects and arranging for lodging and transportation during offtime.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Great attitude and love of the outdoors
  • Commitment to public lands and contributing to America’s conservation legacy
  • Ability to work as part of as mallcrew, including demonstrated conflict management and resolution skills
  • Ability to work hard on physically demanding projects for long hours outdoors
  • Ability and willingness to work and camping remote settings in all sorts of weather conditions
  • Ability to maintain personal, physical and mental health throughout the term of service

REQUIREMENTS

  • Atleast 18 years of age at the start of the season
  • S.Citizen or permanent resident
  • Agree to a criminal history background check
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and maturity
  • Ability to live and work in a remote or primitive setting
  • Ability to work long hours outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Eligible to enroll in AmeriCorps

BENEFITS

  • AmeriCorps Living Allowance, $610 paid twice permonth($3,660total for the season)
  • AmeriCorps Education Award,$1,566.14 for 3-month term
  • Wilderness First Aid Certification (upon successful completion of term of service)
  • Project & tool specific training (chainsaw,handtools,)
  • Experience, career exploration, and networking
HOW TO APPLY

Complete the online application found at usu.edu/ucc Positions are open until filled.

Recruitment Contact

Sarah Haderlie Recruitment Coordinator sarah.haderlie@usu.edu 

(435)797-0964x4

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