Chainsaw Crew Member: Nevada

Agency
The Great Basin Institute
Location
Reno, NV
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
788$ biweekly, 1718.25$ education award, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance will be completely paid for at no cost to you by the Great Basin Institute
Start Date
05/12/2022
Last Date to Apply
03/25/2022
Website
https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/Careers.aspx?req=2021-NCC-054&type=JOBDESCR
Description
The Service Experience: Spend a season or more working and camping outside at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural resources and heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, and many other federal and state agencies. Learn firsthand from federal employees and specialists about natural resource and conservation careers. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, hazardous fuels reduction, and habitat restoration. The ideal candidate will enjoy working outdoors in challenging conditions, have prior experience camping, and share the belief that everyone should feel safe and included in the conservation community. They will also share the mission to be a part of an affirming crew culture with members of diverse identities, experiences, and backgrounds. Training and Field Experience: •First Aid and CPR certification •Leave No Trace (LNT) training •Trail construction and maintenance training for trail crews •USFS A-Feller certification for forestry crews Essential Duties: •Building and maintaining trails, restoring and improving wildlife habitat, and reducing hazardous fuels in our forests and public lands; •Camping up to seven nights in wilderness setting without formal restroom facilities or running water; •Making a commitment of national service to our landscapes and communities; •Maintaining a positive and professional attitude at all times while providing service; •Communicating effectively with crew members, crew leaders, NCC staff and agency project staff; •Complying with both production and quality work standards established by NCC Administration, crew supervisors and project partners; •Contributing to basic duties at the campsite including cooking, cleaning and organizing crew equipment; •Showing respect when interacting with other members, leaders, staff, project sponsors and community members; •Participating in in-field education sessions; •Percentage of time spent on: labor– 70%, traveling– 20%, hiking– 10%; •Lifting 25lbs continuously and 50lbs occasionally.
Qualifications
We will train you, no camping or chainsaw experience is required. •Be able to lift 25lbs continuously and 50lbs occasionally •Be at least 17 years of age •Be a US citizen •Must possess a high school diploma or GED
Contact Person
Catherine Wooster
Contact Phone
4043401223
Contact eMail
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