GulfCorps Texas Crews: Texas

Agency
Student Conservation Association
Location
Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$9/ hour
Start Date
09/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
04/30/2022
Website
https://www.thesca.org/serve/program/gulfcorps-conservation-crew
Description
2021 GulfCorps Conservation Crew Member Dates: September 2021 – April 2022 (To be confirmed) Locations: Southern TX Positions based in Corpus Christi/ South Texas Crew Member (Preference given to local applicants) Our crew members don’t need any previous experience. As long as you have a passion for the outdoors, are interested in pursuing a career in the environment, and are a hard worker, you’ll be a great fit for our program! This is a seasonal position, $9/hr. Join a team of 5 local young adults to conduct invasive species removal, shoreline restoration, water quality monitoring, trail work, and other activities. Team members will receive certifications and opportunities for future leadership and career opportunities in coastal habitat restoration. This is a paid position with weekday hours (Mon-Thurs, 8A - 5P and Fri 8A - 230P). Food and housing are not included. Work will mostly be outdoors and will sometimes require heavy lifting and using equipment such as chainsaws. Team members will work under two team leaders that will serve as SCA’s supervisors. All team members are expected to be respectful, on-time, hard-working, and aware of conditions to ensure a safe working environment. Preference will be given to local applicants that are interested in pursuing an environmental career. • Training Provided Members of this team will participate in the following training: - Wilderness First Aid - CPR - Chainsaw skills - Herbicide use - Water safety and kayak • Professional Development Opportunities Team members will have the opportunity to meet and work alongside partners from numerous environmental agencies in coastal Alabama. Professional opportunities such as leadership development, risk management, resume building, and career advancement will also be available. The goal of this program is to place members in environmental careers at the end of the 6-month position. • Need to Operate o Chainsaw; Other o Herbicide application Main Area of Focus Natural Resources Mgmt Education, Training & Skills Expected Ecology & Restoration: some coursework or experience Resource Management: some coursework or experience Construction: some experience GIS: some experience GPS: some experience Hand Tools: competent with supervision Driving Logistics Valid Drivers License Needed Indoor/Outdoor Outdoor US Citizenship Required For more information: Contact Valeria Casas, SCA’s TX Community Programs Manager at vcasas@thesca.org For more about the GulfCorps program, visit https://www.thesca.org/serve/program/gulfcorps-conservation-crew. To Apply: Go to 2021 https://www.thesca.org/2021-gulfcorps-conservation-texas-crew-member Click log in or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic, intern/corps, and community applications when prompted. Once your application is complete and submitted, you must email leaders(at)thesca.org and Valeria Casas at vcasas(at)thesca.org with the subject line: “GulfCorps TX Crew Member” so we know to review your application.
Qualifications
Main Area of Focus Natural Resources Mgmt Education, Training & Skills Expected Ecology & Restoration: some coursework or experience Resource Management: some coursework or experience Construction: some experience GIS: some experience GPS: some experience Hand Tools: competent with supervision Driving Logistics Valid Drivers License Needed Indoor/Outdoor Outdoor US Citizenship Required
Contact Person
Valaria Casas
Contact Phone
16035431700
Contact eMail
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