Overview

Overview
The Forestry Crew Leader is a seasonal, supervisory position managing a crew of young adults who perform various conservation projects. Projects focus on hazardous tree removal, fire mitigation, and invasive species removal using chainsaws on public and private lands throughout the community.

The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. Our programs empower corps members to develop personal and professional skills, gain environmental awareness and actively engage in the community, while developing self-sufficiency to help them become productive members of our community. The LCCC is an accredited corps through the Colorado Youth Corps Association and The Corps Network and is based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Crew Leaders work side-by-side with corps members and assistant crew leaders to complete work projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain, including high altitudes.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Trail Supervisor, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

Qualifications:

All candidates will be screened for the following required minimum qualifications. Any candidate who does not meet all of the qualifications listed as required will be eliminated from the process.

Possession of High School Diploma or GED required.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license required. Will be required to provide DMV report upon offer of employment.
Experience with conservation techniques, construction, landscaping, agriculture and/or tool maintenance required.

Required Skills:

Responsibilities
Specifically this position:

Supervises a crew daily and overnight campouts as needed.
Implements Larimer County Conservation Corps policies and procedures.
Motivates and encourages corps members to work and persevere in difficult and physically challenging work settings.
Promotes leadership while encouraging the development of teamwork, self-worth, conflict resolution, effective communication, goal setting, decision making, and the building of community.
Manages and monitors physical and e

About Larimer County Conservation Corps

The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. Our programs empower corpsmembers to develop personal and professional skills, gain environmental awareness and actively engage in the community, while developing self-sufficiency to help them become productive members of our community. The LCCC is based in Fort Collins, Colorado and is an accredited corps through the Colorado Youth Corps Association and The Corps Network.

Application Instructions

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colarimerco/jobs/3014958/lccc-forestry-crew-leader