The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) Technical Coordinator (Program Assistant III) plans and coordinates the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operations for UCC’s Northern Regional Office. The Technical Coordinator is primarily responsible for providing leadership and technical expertise to crews to ensure all field crew members are adequately trained and prepared to work in a safe environment. This position reports to UCC’s Northern Regional Coordinator.
Four years of experience; or an associate degree/technical training plus two years of experience; or a bachelor’s degree
1+ year of conservation field and experience
Group leadership experience in a formal or informal setting
Ability to complete physically demanding conservation projects in remote locations with variable weather conditions
Experience developing and implementing field trainings
Willingness to expand conservation and supervisory skills
Strong interpersonal, relationship-building, conflict management, and partnership-building skills
Advanced organizational skills and ability to use multiple data tracking/reporting systems
Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Experience and comfort with speaking in front of large groups
Program leadership, professional development, and mentoring experience
Knowledge of AmeriCorps/National Service, community volunteerism, environmental education, non-profit organizations, etc.
Wilderness First Responder certification
Trail building, layout, and maintenance experience
Commercial pesticide applicator license
Chainsaw fleet management experience
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.