From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Bridget Walden
Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:13 PM
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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Crew Supervisor
Challenge yourself as a leader of a 5-person crew while conducting critical
conservation work in some of the West’s most beautiful areas. During the
summer months, work and camp in the back country of the Sierra Mountains
overlooking the crystal clear oasis of Lake Tahoe or in the Mojave Desert
among the yuccas, the creosotes and hundreds of other endemic plants.
The NCC is always looking for experienced crew supervisors to tackle
day-to-day responsibilities of crew life. NCC hires for this position
year-round, and immediate long-term openings are available.
Compensation: $12 to $15 per hour based on field experience
Timeline: August, 2011—August, 2012
Projects May Include: Trail building and maintenance, exotic species
removal, forest thinning, habitat restoration, riparian rehabilitation,
fence building, erosion control, fire rehabilitation, and illegal road
o Leading 5 member crews on a variety of challenging conservation projects
all over Nevada and other parts of the southwest.
o Enforcing NCC policies and ensuring safety protocols are followed.
o Maintaining a positive and professional attitude at all times.
o Communicating with agency project staff.
o Complying with both production and quality standards of work.
o Timely reporting of paperwork for NCC administration on a weekly basis
Qualifications: Supervisors must possess the skills to ensure crew members
are properly trained on how to fulfill project goals safely, efficiently,
and with quality standards. In addition he/she must have the ability to
properly complete all necessary paperwork for NCC Administration. Ideal
candidates will have at least 4 field seasons experience in restoration and
conservation field projects. In addition, he/she must possess skills in
trail building, chainsaw operation, and leading groups of young adults as
well as have a valid driver’s license. Applicants are subject to a complete
How to Apply:
Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their
résumé, and a list of three professional references to Bridget Walden, GBI
HR Coordinator, at [log in to unmask] Please include where
you found this position posted.