Overview

2021 GulfCorps Conservation Crew Leader
Conservation Begins Here.

As GulfCorps Conservation Crew Leader, you will work with a co-leader to guide and inspire a team of eight young adults from the Mobile, AL area. With funding from the RESTORE Act, following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, this crew works to improve inland habitats along the Alabama coast. The crew will be working on projects such as invasive species removal, habitat restoration, boardwalk repair, and trail work in various sites along coastal Alabama. Project monitoring and data collection will also be required throughout the season. Strong work skills (carpentry, chainsaw, herbicide application), strong monitoring skills (data collection, GPS, GIS), and experience leading teams are requirements for this position. For more about the GulfCorps program, visit https://www.thesca.org/serve/program/gulfcorps-conservation-crew.

Program Dates: Sept 2021 – April 2022 (exact dates, TBD)

Training Dates: Sept 2021 (exact dates, TBD)

Primary Responsibilities:

Act as a Crew Leader and work closely with a co-leader to guide crew dynamics and facilitate teamwork for a team of eight young adults (18+);
Function as a Technical Advisor assisting in training crew members to complete quality field work and project monitoring in a timely manner;
Act as a Mentor as you assist crew members with Professional Development program requirements;
Serve as a Partnership Representative managing relationships with agency partner to organize tasks and ensure successful completion of work projects; and
Perform tasks as a Program Administrator by communicating with SCA program manager, completing SCA and grant documentation and requirements, and managing a budget.

Compensation: $650/week total salary

Housing and food stipend are not included.

For more information: Contact Larissa Graham, SCA’s Gulf Coast Teams Manager at LGraham(at)thesca.org or Karrie Arnold, SCA’s GulfCorps Program Coordinator at KArnold(at)thesca.org. For more about the GulfCorps program, visit https://www.thesca.org/serve/program/gulfcorps-conservation-crew.

To Apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application, and then select Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume, and three (3) references. Once your application is complete and submitted, you must email leaders(at)thesca.org and Larissa Graham at LGraham(at)thesca.org with the subject line: “GulfCorps crew leader” so we know to review your application. Interviews will being in mid to late June.

Tagged as: Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants that have:

Strong conservation work skills, specifically related to invasive plant treatment, trail maintenance, boardwalk construction, chainsaw, and carpentry;
Strong project monitoring and data collection skills, specifically using GIS/GPS;
Experience managing teams of at-risk youth or young adults [18+] in an outdoor setting;

Preferred Skills:

Strong conservation work skills, specifically related to invasive plant treatment, trail maintenance, boardwalk construction, chainsaw, and carpentry;

About Student Conservation Association

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states

Application Instructions

To Apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application, and then select Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume, and three (3) references. Once your application is complete and submitted, you must email leaders(at)thesca.org and Larissa Graham at LGraham(at)thesca.org with the subject line: “GulfCorps crew leader” so we know to review your application. Interviews will being in mid to late June

Company Website

http://thesca.org