Overview

POSITION OVERVIEW & TRAINING
UCC is an AmeriCorps program composed of AmeriCorps members, staff, and partners dedicated to
service to our community, environment, and regions requiring disaster response efforts. We engage in
projects throughout the state of Utah and the Intermountain West that address goals relating to resource
conservation, stewardship, and sustainability.
UCC Field Crew Members spend 3 to 6 months working and living outdoors as part of a Utah
Conservation Corps crew in service to public lands and the communities that surround them. Crew
Members are responsible for being a contributing member of their crew, upholding and abiding by UCC
policies & procedures, and conducting themselves in a safe and productive manner. Crews complete
projects related to habitat restoration, invasive species removal, fence construction, trail construction or
hazardous fuels reduction. All crew members are trained in safe and proper tool use, project techniques,
and outdoor living. Training topics may include chainsaw and hand tool use, project techniques, and first
aid.
Utah Conservation Corps arranges for camping and travel during training and project time and supplies
all tools and safety equipment and uniform shirts. Crew Members must provide their own work boots,
work pants, and personal camping gear. Crew Members receive a living allowance for buying their own
food for project time and off time and arranging for housing and transportation during off time. This
position is an AmeriCorps term of service that requires a full-time commitment (45-50+ hours per week).
PROJECTS & SCHEDULE
UCC field crews are assigned to a variety of conservation-related projects across Utah and the
intermountain west. Projects may be backcountry (hiking into project site, camping away from vehicle) or
front country (driving to project site daily, camping at vehicle, or possibility of non-camping

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

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

Submit your application through our web site at https://www.usu.edu/ucc/apply/crew-member