Conservation & Disaster Crew Member – Austin, TX

Agency
Texas Conservation Corps
Location
Austin, TX
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$1,550/month + AmeriCorps Education Award
Start Date
01/24/2022
Last Date to Apply
12/27/2021
Website
https://americanyouthworks.org/programs/txcc/adult-crew-member-overview/
Description
Travel the Lone Star State and improve the region's parks, trails, and public lands on a Conservation & Disaster Crew! Term Dates: 01/24/2022 - 7/22/2022 Application Due Date: 12/27/21 The Conservation & Disaster (C&D) AmeriCorps program with the Texas Conservation Corps (TxCC) is an opportunity to serve on a variety of conservation projects throughout Texas & help communities recover from natural disasters. Crews will spend their season completing a variety of conservation projects throughout the region. Projects may include trail construction & improvement, habitat restoration, invasive plant removal, wildland fuel reduction, & more. Crews also remain on call to help communities impacted by natural disasters. We encourage people of all identities & experience levels to be a part of TxCC to help nurture the productivity & resilience of diversity in our community. As a Conservation & Disaster Crew Member, you will have the opportunity to grow your conservation skills through your term with TxCC! Responsibilities -Construct & maintain trails -Erosion control -Construction & upkeep of public land features -Remove invasive plant species -Wildland fuel reduction -Habitat restoration projects -Maintain vehicles, tools, and equipment -Camp for up to 10 days at a time -Assist with camp duties such as cooking & dishes Benefits $1,550 per month living allowance -AmeriCorps Education Award -Non-private student loan deferment -Wilderness First Aid & CPR Certification -FEMA Certifications -Technical & fundamental skills training -Health insurance -Travel & camping opportunities -Opportunity to network with partner agencies such as the National Park Service, US Forest Service, and Texas Parks & Wildlife
Qualifications
Requirements/Qualifications -High school diploma or GED -Between the ages of 18-28 -US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident -Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check -Ability to hike 3-10 miles per day in rugged terrain, while carrying tools -Ability to work outdoors in all weather types while doing hard, often repetitive, labor with hand & power tools -Ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time -Ability to work with a diverse group of people -Commitment to complete the entire term of service Application Instructions If you are interested in learning more about our opportunities or you are ready to apply, please visit our website. Our online application is the only thing needed to start your interview process! We also have opportunities to serve in Houston, TX and Baton Rouge, LA. For more information about positions available in different regions visit this link: https://linktr.ee/TexasConservationCorps If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to jointxcc@americanyouthworks.org. We look forward to seeing your application soon!
Contact Person
Join TxCC
Contact Phone
512-744-1900
Contact eMail
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