Overview

Position Summary: The Field Coordinator (FC) is integral to the AmeriCorps field program’s goal of accomplishing challenging conservation projects, as well as providing training, education, coordination, and leadership to ensure a positive and safe experience for regional field program participants. The Field Coordinator must have the ability to assist in personnel management, maintain equipment, and coordinate or provide training in technical and personal development skills.

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordinate with district staff to plan and lead trainings for new members in equipment use, and resource management techniques.
• Work with crews in the field to provide additional knowledge and training for specific projects.
• Coordinate with staff, partners, and crews on project details to ensure crews are properly equipped.
• Manage district fleet. Ensure trucks are DOT certified, working with Enterprise to schedule maintenance.
• Ensure shop spaces are properly equipped and organized for safe and efficient use.
• Purchasing of equipment and personal protective equipment.
• Assist crew leaders in managing crew dynamics.
• Conduct site safety audits to ensure crews are working safely and following Corps Policy.
• Attend and participate in district and organizational meetings to improve programming.
• Review work accomplishment forms to ensure accuracy in reporting.

Tagged as: Conservation, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

• Supervisory and programming experience (preferably with the 18-25 age group) and ability to problem solve and respond competently to situations associated with managing young adults.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for internal personnel management and external outreach.
• Initiative to act independently with minimal supervision and ability to multi-task and flexible with responsibilities.
• Demonstrated experience in coordinating and f

About Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and AmeriCorps grantee that engages hundreds of youth and young adults each year in programs and initiatives that improve access to outdoor recreation, restore natural habitat, protect waterways, and respond to community needs and natural disasters. Our mission is to engage youth and young adults in meaningful service, leadership development, and environmental stewardship. Our vision is a world in which everyone has equitable access to nature, is equipped to succeed in career and life, and is empowered to make a difference in conserving natural resources. Learn more at conservationcorps.org.

Application Instructions

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should apply by sending a resume AND cover letter to [email protected] Please include Eastern Iowa Field Coordinator in the email subject line.