Crew Leaders (CLs) will lead 5–10 person crews on various conservation-related projects. CLs are responsible for facilitating a positive crew member experience by setting an example of enthusiasm throughout work and camp life. They provide leadership, mentorship, support, and training for their crew. They are expected to uphold and follow UCC’s values, ensure policies and procedures are followed, communicate with project partners, and record and report weekly project outcome data and other documentation.

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


Experience with group communication, conflict management & resolution

Maturity & professionalism in an environment with irregular and changing schedules

Self-motivated with a commitment to personal and professional growth

Alignment to UCC’s mission and values of safety, service, community, inclusivity, positivity, and commitment

3 months leadership or supervisory experience in a team or crew-based setting

Demonstrated outdoor/camping skills

U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Required Skills:

- Have a high school diploma or GED

- Eligible to enroll in an AmeriCorps term of service

- Pass a National Service Criminal History Check

Preferred Skills:

- Trail maintenance and construction experience

- Chainsaw training and experience

- Previous experience in conservation corps, public lands management, or work in similar fields

- Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with administrators, supervisors, and peers

- Experience working with and demonstrating leadership in diverse communities

About Utah Conservation Corps

The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) is an AmeriCorps program dedicated to developing the conservation leaders of tomorrow. We’re a non-residential AmeriCorps program composed of AmeriCorps members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community, environment, and regions requiring disaster response efforts. Additionally, as an organization, we seek to provide a more welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and experience levels to ensure a healthy, vibrant, innovative, and sustainable corps. Our goals are to encourage and support more diverse populations serving in an inclusive environment within the UCC and to recognize where we fall short and address our shortcomings.

Application Instructions

Read full position description and application instructions at https://www.usu.edu/ucc/files/2024-CrewLeader-PD-Final1.pdf