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Student Conservation Corps - Assistant Leader

Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District

Bainbridge Island, Washington

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details 21.94/hr
Deadline Jun 16, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

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Under general supervision of SCoCo Coordinator, performs a variety of duties related to invasive species removal and restoration of park areas within a group of 18-24 peers. Work may involve physical field work, removing ivy, scotch broom, and other invasive plants from local parks, including Blakely Harbor Park, Fort Ward, Gazzam and Pritchard Park. May act as lead over small groups of peers as needed.

Corps members will need to show commitment, enthusiasm, and the capacity to work well as a team member to engage fully in this program.Examples of Duties

  • Removes English ivy from trees and surrounding area with a variety of tools.
  • Removes English ivy ground cover with tools and by hand.
  • Pulls or cuts Scotch broom with tools or by hand.
  • Removes other invasive plant species with tools or by hand.
  • Performs work relating to planting and care of trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Performs restoration work such as planting native species at previous work sites.
  • Mentors and coaches other corps members at the direction of the Program Manager.
  • Engages in conservation education through hour-long lunch break speaker visits.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Typical Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • At least 1 year of experience working as a SCoCo Member or similar program.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use tools in a responsible and safe manner.
  • Ability to work harmoniously in a group.
  • Ability to lead and direct others.
  • Demonstrate punctual and reliable work habits.
  • Willingness to accept supervision and to communicate effectively with supervisors and peers.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to learn new job-related skills as required.
  • Can be trusted to work without direct supervision and take initiative where appropriate.
  • Ability to use time efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a positive and courteous manner
HOW TO APPLY

Student Conservation Corps - Assistant Leader | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

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Category Botany , Restoration
Tags Conservation Corps