Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leaders (4 openings)-Idaho

Clearwater RC&D Council, Inc.
Grangeville, Kooskia, Orofino & Potlatch, Idaho
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$16–$20 per hour, depending on experience
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Position Summary: The Clearwater Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council, Inc. is seeking experienced crew leaders for the Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps (CBYCC). The CBYCC is a partnership effort that the RC&D sponsors on behalf of the Clearwater Basin Collaborative, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, and numerous other local, state, and federal organizations and agencies. CBYCC Mission Statement: The youth program exposes youth to natural resource career opportunities and develops practical problem-solving skills while working alongside natural resource specialists on projects that restore aquatic and terrestrial habitat and promote healthy rural communities. A paid youth program offers local youth an opportunity to experience the forest in a work-place setting while also providing a fun learning environment and exposure to traditional skills. There is additional information about the CBYCC on the Clearwater Basin Collaborative website at and on Facebook at Information about the Clearwater RC&D Council is available at Project Location: Crew leader positions are currently available in each of the following North Central Idaho crew locations: Grangeville, Kooskia, Orofino, and Potlatch. Download the complete Request for Qualifications here Compensation and Work Schedule: These positions are at least 40 hours per week from June 4–August 4, 2018 (9 consecutive weeks) with additional paid training and some pre-season organizational work from April–June depending on availability. The pay rate for this position is $16–$20 per hour, depending on experience.
Minimum Required Qualifications • Must be at least 21 years old. • Must abide by the Clearwater RC&D policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook. • Must pass a standard background check for working with minors. • Must have a valid driver’s license and pass the offered Defensive Driving Course. • Must be able to hike cross country and navigate in a forest setting using a map and compass. • Must be able to use a basic GPS unit. • Must be able to demonstrate some prior experience working with teenage youth. • Ability to work long hours in an outdoor environment on a variety of natural resourced-based field projects. Preferred Qualifications • Familiarity with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. • A 4-year degree in a natural resources or education field. Application Process: Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references to by 5:00 p.m. on March 30, 2018. Please be sure to indicate which crew location(s) for which you are applying. Contact Info: If you have questions regarding this position, please contact the Clearwater RC&D Executive Director, Barbie Miller, at (208) 883-4471 or
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