NH corps crew supervisors for Student Conservation Association

From the Student Conservation Association

February 9, 2011


Seasonal Position: starts on May 9, 2011 and ends on October 21, 2011


The Student Conservation Association (SCA) NH corps is seeking experienced, quality oriented outdoor leaders to supervise teams of corps members responsible for completing trail maintenance and construction projects. Working in partnership with land management agencies and non-profit organizations throughout New Hampshire, each SCA team will complete an array of conservation/trail projects. The Crew Supervisors will work alongside corps members providing on the ground support on a daily basis. These positions are 90% field based and require significant travel around the State of New Hampshire. The SCA New Hampshire Conservation Corps consists of 20 corps members, and 4 full time, permanent staff in addition to the 2 seasonal Crew Supervisors.

This position is full time, seasonal.

Position Dates: This position starts on May 9th, 2011 and ends on October 21st, 2011

Primary Responsibilities:

Crew Manager
Lead and manage work outcomes and crew dynamics
Facilitate team operations: food planning/purchasing, tools & equipment, vehicles
Actively manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment
Maintain position of authority, including disciplinary action when necessary
Conduct evaluation of corps member performance by analyzing annual participant performance evaluations
Conduct evaluation of service projects by visiting field sites and analyzing project reports

Technical Advisor
Supervise and assist the work skills training of corps members
Manage the quality & technique of work performed
Promote leadership development within team and evaluate success & potential
Ensure compliance with all SCA Risk Management policies & procedures

Partnership Representative
Manage relationship with agency partner
Work collaboratively with agency on program logistics
Ensure successful and timely completion of work project

Minimum 21 years of age
Minimum of 3 seasons of trail crew experience
Minimum of 2 seasons of outdoor leadership experience
Current Wilderness First Responder/CPR certification
Personal Vehicle required (mileage reimbursed)
Chainsaw certification required
Knowledge of grip-hoist and rigging systems
Experience in basic carpentry
Experience living and working in a residential setting
Possess Bachelors degree in related field
Proven supervision and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of national service programs helpful
Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required
Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards

Compensation: Salary $575 per week, paid biweekly.

To apply: Login or Sign-up at http://www.thesca.org/user - Select Crew/Project Leader when prompted.  Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. 

Once your application is completed, please email your interest to leaders@thesca.org with NH corps Crew Supervisors in the subject line.

SCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to workforce diversity. 

For more information about SCA, visit us at www.theSCA.org

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