Appalachian Trail Crew, Members/Leaders- Vermont

Agency
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Location
Vermont
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Members $580 Leaders $625-675
Last Date to Apply
05/10/2021
Website
https://www.vycc.org/apply/procrew/
Description
Come spend your summer and fall in beautiful Vermont! Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is hiring for our trails pro crew. This crew will be made up of a Leader and three Members. This Crew will work will mainly work on the Appalachian Trail, as well as other trails projects in Vermont. Dates: Crew Leaders May 31st through October, Crew Members June 21st through October Schedule: 8 days on, 4 days off, repeated throughout season Compensation: $580/week for Member, $625-675/week for Leaders Positions are filled on a rolling basis, apply before May 10th.
Qualifications
Required for all applicants: -Be at least 18 years of age (there is no upper age limit) -Openness to meeting new people, working hard outside, providing and receiving feedback, and learning and growing. -Ability to adapt to change and move outside of comfort zones -Willingness to work hard, in all types of weather and environments -CPR Certification & Wilderness First Aid (if needed, COVID permitting, VYCC provides a WFA Course pre-season) -Applicants must have readily available access to personal quarantine space in Vermont and a way to get to that space, in case they need to leave the field due to COVID-19 concerns. During your application process, we will talk through some various options you have to meet this requirement -Willingness to undergo a criminal background check -Ability to travel to project sites throughout the state -Exceptional time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail Leader Qualifications: -Previous experience with constructing staircases and retaining walls using dry stone masonry techniques -Ability to construct rolling contour trails with full bench construction o Maintaining trails using standards in the USFS Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook Member Qualifications: -Previous trail or conservation work -Using power tools and hand tools -Utilizing sustainable trail practices How to Apply: Please visit https://www.vycc.org/apply/procrew/ to learn more about these positions and to apply. Please contact Halle Harklau, halle.harklau@vycc.org with any questions.
Contact Person
Halle Harklau
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