Crew Leader in Grand Junction, Colorado

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 27, 2022
  • Location: Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Company: Western Colorado Conservation Corps
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $2,224 / month
  • Housing Offered: No
  • Experience: No experience required

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The Western Colorado Conservation Corps offers opportunities for young adults to spend a season serving on meaningful conservation projects throughout Western Colorado. Projects may include a variety of trail construction/maintenance, fence construction/removal, invasive species removal, fire fuels reduction, habitat restoration, and/or historic preservation work. AmeriCorps members have the opportunity to earn up to $3,172.50, in addition to a bi-weekly stipend, from an AmeriCorps Education Award (restrictions apply).

Duties

  • Must be willing and able to camp at least 5 nights per week, often leaving for service location on Sunday afternoon
  • Successfully completed new AmeriCorps member Orientation and CPR/First Aid Training
  • Complete conservation projects throughout Western Colorado
  • Must be motivated, responsible, and have a positive attitude
  • Willing to cook at the campsite when necessary
  • Must participate in the WCCC education program
  • Participate in WCCC wide volunteer events
  • Participate in the evaluation process (the number and timing of evaluations depend on the length of the contract)

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting 30-50 lbs
  • Hiking up to 8 miles per day
  • Be willing and able to run a chainsaw and use hand tools after appropriate training
  • Must be able to complete arduous work in adverse weather conditions