Overview

The Steward is based at Professor Valley Field Camp, a rustic facility on private land located 20 miles from Moab, UT. The camp surrounded by open space, world class views and spectacular night skies. The Field Camp has two yurts, 15 tipis and storage barn and is used for environmental/outdoor education.

The Site Steward primarily works with middle and high school groups though will also support a few adult and family programs. The Site Steward lives at the Field Camp in either a yurt or small RV unit. There is electricity, hauled culinary water, cell service, limited internet. Showers are available in town. During programs, meals are provided.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Camp Staff, Conservation, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education

Required Skills:

AmeriCorps Requirements (all below required)

• Be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.
• Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must undergo and pass national Criminal History Check.
• Eligible to serve in an AmeriCorps State/national term (two previous terms allowed)
• Commitment to completing your Term of Service.

Preferred Skills:

• Physical ability to lift 30 lb
• A valid driver's license, 21 and older to meet insurance requirements, provide Motor Vehicle Report, clean driving record for 3 years.
• Successful applicant must provide own reliable vehicle that suitable for accessing site.
• DOT medical examination certificate, current.
• Minimum of Basic First Aid & CPR or better
• Proof of Covid Vaccination
• Be comfortable living in a remote location, at times entirely alone and at others with large groups up to 60 in number.

About Utah Conservation Corps

Utah Conservation Corps is an AmeriCorps program made up of members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community and environment. We engage in projects throughout the state of Utah that address goals relating to environmental conservation, leadership, education, and sustainability.

UCC AmeriCorps members have committed to a term of service for their country that may range from 3 months to a year. Our members are individuals seeking opportunities to give back, to improve the environment and explore the beauty of Utah's public lands. Many of our members are current students or recent graduates looking to gain experience in the fields of natural resource conservation, education, or social services.

Utah Conservation Corps is a program of Utah State University's Center for Community Engagement.

Application Instructions

For the full position description visit: https://www.usu.edu/ucc/files/CFI-SiteSteward-PD-2023.pdf To Apply send a cover letter, Resume, 3 references, First aid/CPR Certificates, to Karla VanderZanden, [email protected] Please indicate what term you are applying for. Proof of covid vaccination, DOT Med Exam and Motor Vehicle Report will be required prior to final hiring decision.