GulfCorps Conservation Crew
Dates: September 2021 – March 2022 (To be confirmed)
Locations: Coastal AL
Positions based in Mobile, AL
Crew Member (Preference given to local applicants)
Our crew members don’t need any previous experience. As long as you have a passion for the outdoors, are interested in pursuing a career in the environment, and are a hard worker, you’ll be a great fit for our program! This is a seasonal position, $9/hr.
Join a team of 8 local young adults to conduct invasive species removal, shoreline restoration, water quality monitoring, trail work, and other activities. Team members will receive certifications and opportunities for future leadership and career opportunities in coastal habitat restoration.
This is a paid position with weekday hours (Mon-Thurs, 8A – 5P and Fri 8A – 230P). Food and housing are not included. Work will mostly be outdoors and will sometimes require heavy lifting and using equipment such as chainsaws. Team members will work under two team leaders that will serve as SCA’s supervisors. All team members are expected to be respectful, on-time, hard-working, and aware of conditions to ensure a safe working environment. Preference will be given to local applicants that are interested in pursuing an environmental career.
Members of this team will participate in the following training:
– Wilderness First Aid
– Chainsaw skills
– Herbicide use
– Water safety and kayak
Professional Development Opportunities
Team members will have the opportunity to meet and work alongside partners from numerous environmental agencies in coastal Alabama. Professional opportunities such as leadership development, risk management, resume building, and career advancement will also be available. The goal of this program is to place members in environmental careers at the end of the 6-month position.
Need to Operate
– Chainsaw; Other
– Herbicide application
– Main Area of Focus
– Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
– Ecology & Restoration: some coursework or experience
– Resource Management: some coursework or experience
– Construction: some experience
– GIS: some experience
– GPS: some experience
– Hand Tools: competent with supervision
Driving Logistics – Valid Drivers License Needed
Indoor/Outdoor – Outdoor
US Citizenship – Required
To Apply: Go to https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/fall-2021-noaa-gulfcorps/po-00731606. Create a profile, complete the basic application, and then select Crew Application when prompted.
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