SECC- Conservation Crew Leader- September 2017 – Tennessee

Agency
Southeast Conservation Corps
Location
Chattanooga, TN
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
460-560 per week
Start Date
09/05/2017
Last Date to Apply
08/31/2017
Website
http://www.southeastconservationcorps.org/join/crew-leaders-adult-veteran-and-youth-crews/
Description
Supervise 7-8 person trail crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects. Crew leaders should be able to work effectively as a member of a crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.  Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, herbicide applications, and many others.
Qualifications
Qualifications: To qualify, you must be a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED. All offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check.   Required Skills: Leadership experience with youth or young adults. Be at least 21 years old with a driver's license and clean driving record (insurable by current SECC carrier). Technical trail building and maintenance experience.  All offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check. 1 - 2 years conservation corps experience or land management agency experience related to natural resource management.  Excellent organizational skills. Physically fit and able to work long days in adverse conditions.  High School diploma and GED certificate. Current Wilderness First Aid or higher and CRP certification. Good driving record (insurable by current SECC carrier) and current driver's license. To APPLY: 1. go to - http://www.southeastconservationcorps.org/join/crew-leaders-adult-veteran-and-youth-crews/ 2. Click Apply Now button for specific position desired 3. Read full description and complete application Please call Sarah - Recruitment Coordinator with any questions 423-322-4976
Contact Person
Joe Sherman
Contact Phone
423-664-2344
Contact eMail
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