Overview

2021 GulfCorps Conservation Crew Member

Dates: September 2021 – April 2022 (To be confirmed)

Locations: Southern TX

Positions based in Corpus Christi/ South Texas

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 5 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.

Training Provided
Members of this team will participate in the following training:
– Wilderness First Aid
– CPR
– 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

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

Qualifications:

Driving Logistics: Valid Drivers License Needed

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

US Citizenship: Required

Preferred Skills:

Main Area of Focus

Natural Resources Mgmt

Education, Training & Skills Expected gulfcorps

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

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

For more information: Contact Valeria Casas, SCA’s TX Community Programs Manager at [email protected] For more about the GulfCorps program, visit https://www.thesca.org/serve/program/gulfcorps-conservation-crew. To Apply: Go to https://www.thesca.org/2021-gulfcorps-conservation-texas-crew-member Once your application is complete and submitted, you must email Valeria Casas at [email protected] with the subject line: “GulfCorps TX Crew Member” so we know to review your application.