The Utah Conservation Corps Regional Coordinator (Program Coordinator I) is responsible for supervision of UCC adult field crews and leads UCC field staff to provide seasonal trainings and logistical coordination. The Regional Coordinator provides professional leadership and technical expertise to staff and crews, ensuring that all members are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality work in a safe environment.
- 4 years of Conservation Corps, Natural Resource field work, or equivalent experience with at least 2 years of leadership responsibilities
- Experience supervising full-time & seasonal staff and program management
- Ability to complete physically demanding conservation projects in remote locations with variable weather conditions
- Knowledge of field training planning and execution along with a willingness to attend technical skills trainings
- First Aid and CPR certified and a willingness to attend and certify as a Wilderness First Aid instructor
- Trail building experience and the ability to create trails curriculum and train members
- Chainsaw training and experience and the ability to qualify as B Faller
- Job offer contingent upon a successfully passed background check
- Experience and understanding of working within the confines of State and Federal regulations, policies and process.
- Wilderness First Responder certification
- Trail building, layout and maintenance experience
- Commercial pesticide applicator license
- Chainsaw fleet management experience
- Mapping programs and data collection experience
- Experience with national service, conservation corps, and/or environmental education programs preferred.
- Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, environmental education, conservation, or a related field
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.