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 clearwaterbasincollaborative.org and on Facebook at facebook.com/IdahoCBYCC. Information about the Clearwater RC&D Council is available at clearwaterrcd.org.
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 hereCompensation 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.
• 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.