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Full Year Field Crew Leadership

Utah Conservation Corps' field crew leadership positions are a valuable opportunity to develop your leadership skills within the conservation field while completing important service at project sites and with UCC crew members.  

UCC is currently hiring for our 2017 leadership positions! There are opportunities to base out of either Logan, Salt Lake City, or Cedar City, Utah. Read below for details and a link to the full position descriptions.  

FIELD BOSS

The UCC Field Boss is an AmeriCorps position responsible for providing direct leadership and support to UCC field crews and assisting UCC field staff in seasonal trainings and logistical coordination.  The Field Boss is an integral member of UCC field operations, ensuring that UCC crews are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality conservation service in a positive, safe, and productive environment.

The UCC Field Boss supports field crews and operations in many ways, including working with crews at their project sites, training crews, performing project site visits, maintaining tools and equipment, helping in the office, and assisting with crew member recruitment.  During the spring field season UCC crews consist of full year Crew Leaders who spend the spring season developing and sharpening their leadership and conservation technical skills before leading their own crews for summer and fall.  The UCC Field Boss provides critical leadership to these crew leaders in-training.

This position involves travel, camping, and a varying weekly schedule.  The Field Boss must have strong leadership and communication skills, flexibility, and a passion for conservation work.

The UCC Field Boss position is an AmeriCorps term requiring a ten-month commitment.  The Utah Conservation Corps supports Field Bosses in gaining advanced conservation corps leadership experience and attaining high level technical skills training during their term.  

Utah Conservation Corps mobilizes multiple 4-person field crews out of three field offices (Logan, Salt Lake City, and Cedar City) to address a diversity of conservation efforts on Utah public lands.  Project work may include habitat restoration, re-vegetation, fence building, trail construction and maintenance, herbicide application, forest fuels reductions and other fire mitigation work, habitat surveying, and more.

2017 Term Dates: January 31 - November 17, 2017

Locations: positions available based in Logan, Salt Lake City, and Cedar City, UT

Application review begins OCTOBER 12, 2016.  Positions open until filled.

CLICK HERE for Full Position Description

2017 BENEFITS 

  • AmeriCorps Living Allowance: $765.00 paid twice a month
  • Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award: $5,775.00
  • Health Insurance option
  • Forbearance on qualifying student loans while in service
  • Leave No Trace Educator Training
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certification
  • UCC Chainsaw and Rock Work Training
  • Trail Construction and Design Training

CREW LEADER

The UCC Crew Leader Development program offers full year AmeriCorps positions where members spend the spring field season in a Crew Leader In-Training capacity working on a crew and developing their leadership and conservation skills.  Upon demonstrating necessary skills and competencies, the member will move into a full Crew Leader position for summer and fall field seasons.  

During the spring season the member completes conservation projects and receives in-field training at project sites.  During summer and fall, participants become Crew Leaders who are fully responsible for preparing and leading a 4-8 person crew, as well as ensuring that UCC policies and procedures are followed, facilitating education time with their crew, communicating with project sponsors, and recording important project outcome data.

UCC field crews generally camp near their project site during the project week and return to their field office location for off time between project weeks.  Crews working on local projects may return to their place of residence each night.  Crew Leader Development members are expected to have a place of residence near their field office location.

The Crew Leader position is an AmeriCorps term requiring a ten-month commitment. 

Term Dates: February 13 - November 17, 2017

Locations: positions available based in Logan, Salt Lake City, and Cedar City, UT 

Application review begins OCTOBER 12, 2016.  Positions open until filled.

CLICK HERE for Full Position Description 

2017 BENEFITS

  • Americorps Living Allowance: $675.00 paid twice per month for spring; $725.00 paid twice per month for summer and fall
  • Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award: $5,775.00
  • Health Insurance option
  • Forbearance on qualifying student loans while in service
  • Leadership Development
  • Leave No Trace Educator Training
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certification
  • UCC Chainsaw and Rock Work Training
  • Trail Construction and Design Training