Carpentry Crew Members/Leaders- Southern Vermont

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Members $580 Leaders $625-675
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Come spend your summer and fall in beautiful Vermont! Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is hiring for our carpentry (Build) pro crew. This crew will be made up of a Leader and three Members, supported by our Build Project Supervisor. This Crew will work on the construction of a 4-season, off-grid backcountry hut at Grout Pond—measuring and cutting lumber, framing walls, using pneumatic tools, and high fiving from a distance. Dates: June through October Schedule: 8 days on, 4 days off, repeated throughout season Compensation: $580/week for Member, $625 – 675/week for Leader Positions are filled on a rolling basis, apply before May 17th.
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: -Minimum 1 year experience in residential construction or similar field/trade -Ability to read schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches, and building plans -Ability to teach proper power tool use including miter saw, table saw, drills, drivers, nailers, and other common construction tools Member Qualifications: -Some prior carpentry, building, or trades experience -Knowledge and experience with hand and power tools -Interest in pursuing career in building trades work, design, architecture, weatherization, etc. How to Apply: Please visit to learn more about these positions and to apply. Please contact Halle Harklau, with any questions.
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Halle Harklau
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