Overview

The Field Coordinator (FC) staff position is responsible for the regional coordination and logistical support of all Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) field-based activities. Primary duties include direct support and mentoring of Crew Leaders and Crew Members for adult, youth and specialty programs, with emphasis on the development and delivery of technical skills training, technical and logistical coordination for MCC crews in the field, as well as shared monitoring and implementation of MCC’s leadership development program and administrative components. Additional activities will include teaching and modeling fundamental skills to participants, field visitation to help ensure the successful and safe completion of MCC projects, and ensuring compliance with MCC policies and procedures. The FC is supervised by the Regional Program Manager and is expected to maintain good communication between all MCC offices, project partners and crews.

Classification: Regular Full-Time
Status: Non-Exempt
Hourly Wage: $20
Benefits: Health/Dental Insurance, 401K, Travel/Food reimbursement, Pro Deals
Location: Kalispell, MT
Season Dates: Flexible – 11/8/2024

FULL Position Description: https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/staff-positions/

Tagged as: Conservation, Crew, Full Time, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

Qualifications:

At least two years of college or military experience, or equivalent work experience
Minimum age of 21
Previous leadership experience, skills, or training
Previous experience teaching, leading, or training groups of young adults
Current Wilderness Advanced First-Aid/CPR certification required; or willing to obtain
Effective written and oral communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team, and able to balance responsibilities to competing priorities

Required Skills:

Possess relevant technical skills including, but not limited to, trail maintenance and construction, crosscut and chainsaw use and maintenance, fencing, stream bank restoration, backcountry travel and other natural resource work. Applicant should also possess experience with a wide range of power and hand tools
Sawyer skills necessary to obtain operator certification at, or above, B-Sawyer Felling and Bucking level
Ability to be away on overnight trips for up to two weeks at a time, often camping in a tent

Preferred Skills:

Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 60lb backpack and carrying tools
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools
Willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to two weeks at a time

About Montana Conservation Corps

Montana Conservation Corps believes that through conservation service work and authentic connection, you can sharpen your ability to create change and join the next generation of leaders for a better world. At MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills.

Application Instructions

Please apply on MCC website (upload resume and cover letter): https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/staff-positions/