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Senior Crew Leader

 

Posted by Montana Conservation Corps on 12/30/2021


Job Basics

Industry Sector: Outdoor

Job Categories: Outdoor Education, Trail Management

Company Type: Conservation, NaturalResources

State: MT

City: Bozeman, Missoula, Kalispell, Helena

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year


Contact Name: Caleb Stewart

Contact Phone: 406-587-4475 ext. 106

Business Phone: 406-587-4475 ext. 106

Job Type: Seasonal Full Time

Salary: 1,724 p/month (AmeriCorps living stipend)

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:


Job Description & Requirements

GAIN PROFESSIONAL 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.  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.  The Senior Crew Leader helps guide our crew leaders through their training, and is an excellent stepping stone into a staff conservation corps position.  The Senior Crew Leader’s (SCL) responsibilities will include training of Field Crew Leaders, field visitation to help ensure the successful completion of MCC projects and programming, and logistical support to ensure regional operations run smoothly.  The SCL helps ensure that MCC policies and procedures are followed by all members and leaders while establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with project partners. The SCL will be called upon to lead or join an existing crew when necessary.  This position has the potential for additional professional development opportunities based on the desires of the selected candidate. If you are looking for something unique and want to make a positive impact on the environment, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! 

Location: Bozeman, Missoula, Kalispell and Helena

Program Dates: 2/28/2022 - 10/21/2022

Living Allowance: $862 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

 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more!

There are multiple benefits with an AmeriCorps Term of Service!

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MCC is committed to being diverse, welcoming, and inclusive. We are working to reduce barriers to participating in our programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.


Benefits:

Certifications (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • Basic First Aid & CPR 

  • Chainsaw Certification

  • Crosscut Certification 

  • Defensive Driving

Training and Opportunities (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • Training on Resume Building, Interviewing, and Federal Hiring

  • Hand & Power Tool Use (including chainsaw and crosscut saw)

  • Backcountry Travel & Navigation

  • Trail Maintenance & Construction

  • Leave No Trace

  • Habitat Management & Improvement

  • Learn about natural resource management

  • Develop life skills, work skills, and a strong service ethic

  • Connect with project partners: federal, state, and non-profits for career opportunities

  • Join our network of alumni in natural resource careers all over the country

  • Work in beautiful, wild, and protected places.

  • Work in National Forests, wilderness areas, and National Parks. 

  • Make lasting changes to the environment, climate, and our communities.


Qualifications

High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED

21 years old on the start date of the program

Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check

US Citizen, National or Lawful Permanent Resident

Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check

Ability to hike 3-12 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 strong service ethic and 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




About Montana Conservation Corps

Montana Conservation Corps is a nonprofit organization that engages youth and young adults through hands-on conservation service and education. Our participants work on physically demanding and essential natural resource and conservation projects on some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Northern Rockies and Plains.   Here at MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills.  Through a term of service with MCC, participants will learn practical job skills, build confidence, strengthen communication and leadership competencies, and develop the ability to work well with people from all walks of life.