Field Crew Leader: Montana

Montana Conservation Corps
Missoula, Kalispell, Bozeman MT
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$2,240 p/month living stipend w/ benefits
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
GAIN PROFESSIONAL JOB SKILLS, CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE RESILIENCE, AND LAUNCH YOUR NATURAL RESOURCE CAREER! At MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills. Field Crew Leaders and their crews will camp while working on physically demanding and essential natural resource and conservation projects on some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Northern Rockies and Plains. Our crew leaders go through a leadership development program crafted over two decades to enhance their confidence, resilience, and technical capabilities. Project work could include trail maintenance and construction, habitat restoration, mesic restoration, planting, backcountry work, forest fuels reduction, and more. Crew Leaders understand that commitment, flexibility and self-motivation are integral to maintaining the high expectations placed upon them. They use their training, experience, and commitment to facilitate their crew’s development. They are creative in their approach to problem solving and motivating others, and are invested in the idea that their personal development and growth as a leader are most fully realized when used in service to their crews, their communities and the environment. If you are looking for something unique, want to address urgent climate change issues, and want to make a positive impact on the environment, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Location: Bozeman, Missoula, Kalispell and Helena, MT Ages: 18-35 Program Dates: 02/27/2023 - 10/27/2023 Living Allowance: $1,120 biweekly before taxes are taken out AmeriCorps Education Award: $4,546.50 upon completion of the program Health Insurance: Provided at NO COST Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more! Food Per Diem while on Projects Access to Pro Deals Housing options may be available in specific regions; talk with a Program Manager to learn more!! Learn More About Adult Conservation Crews: APPLY/FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE: Check out our “Why Join MCC” Video: MCC is committed to being diverse, welcoming, and inclusive. We are working to reduce barriers to participating in our programs. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information, and military service. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.
Qualifications: High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED Ages 18-35 US Citizen, National or lawful permanent resident Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check Ability to eventually hike 3-20 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60 – 70lbs Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools Effective written and oral communication skills Ability to obtain Wilderness Advanced First Aid/CPR training. (Training is reimbursable to allotted amount/ MCC provides training) Demonstrates desire to serve the community and the environment Embraces willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time Commitment to completing term; available for duration of entire term of service Strongly Preferred Qualifications: Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check 21 years old on the start date of the program
Contact Person
Caleb Stewart
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