Program Assistant/Crew Supervisor: Lake Tahoe, California

Tahoe Resource Conservation District
South Lake Tahoe, California
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Full time Positions
$20-27/hr DOE
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The Crew Supervisor/Program Assistant supervises field crews and oversees implementation of restoration, forestry, and maintenance projects on California Tahoe Conservancy lands ( This position includes administrative support and also acts as a liaison between the Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) and the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy). This position may require flexible work hours when needed including holidays, evenings and weekends. Primary Duties-Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Crew Supervision and Daily Operations o Direct daily operations and supervision of up to twenty (20) field crew members o Schedule and prioritize field crew activities, May through November o Coordinate field projects with Conservancy and Tahoe RCD staff o Assist in scheduling Wildlife surveys, coordinate related staffing needs and meetings o Implement and oversee maintenance, restoration & forestry projects on Conservancy lands. Ensure projects are implemented in accordance with project plans o Ensure daily project activities are properly documented o Inspect California Tahoe Conservancy lands and identify management issues o Interact with members of the public, various vendors, and partner agencies o Assist with warehouse maintenance and repair needs o Conduct crew performance evaluations o Enforce Tahoe RCD policies; resolve field crew conflicts in a fair and professional manner; initiate disciplinary actions as needed o Ensure safety and proper work practices; conduct safety meetings and other appropriate training topics o Report injuries and incidents that occur during normal field operations Administrative Support o Recruit, interview, hire seasonal field crew staff; o Plan and prepare training and orientation materials and activities o Carry out administrative duties including timesheet and invoice approval and tracking o Oversee maintenance and inventory of field equipment and vehicles o Assist in procuring equipment and materials following specific guidelines o Utilize GPS equipped tablets for property inspection and work order creation purposes o Utilize Property Data Management System software to create, edit, and print work order information o Perform data entry; GIS map creation, protocol development o Develop progress and end of season reports o Attend regular staff meetings for both agencies
Required Qualifications and Abilities o Demonstrate strong leadership and supervisory abilities o Ability to work independently and remain organized o Ability to manage multiple projects and shifting priorities o Understanding of public relations and conflict resolution o Ability to represent the Tahoe RCD and the Conservancy in a professional manner o Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form with peers, staff, public and agency partners o Ability to assess a situation and develop constructive solutions o Ability to work safely and cooperatively in a group setting under a variety of working conditions o Ability to perform manual labor in rough terrain, lift heavy objects, and work in various weather conditions o Office skills and experience; ability to navigate Microsoft Suite including Excel, Word, Powerpoint o Possession of a valid California Driver's License with clean driving record o Effective time management skills Desirable Qualifications o Familiarity with Lake Tahoe environmental issues o Experience with GPS/GIS equipment and software o Experience with land/resource assessment and planning o Familiarity with operation, maintenance and repair of chainsaws, wood chippers, small engines, hand tools o Familiarity with construction, ecological restoration, and forest health principles o Ability to interpret assessor parcel maps and identify property boundaries o Educational background in natural resource related field o Heavy equipment and trailering experience How to Apply Submit a letter explaining your interest and experience in the field of natural resource management/restoration/forestry and your qualifications for this position, along with a current resume and three (3) references to: with the subject “Last Name – Program Assistant/Crew Supervisor”
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