Job Summary
The Build Project Supervisor is the perfect opportunity for a carpenter looking to grow
their skill set, manage a project and worksite, and lead others in a unique and
challenging setting. This person will be the lead on-site builder and supervisor for the
construction of a 600 square foot, high efficiency, off grid, 4-season hut VYCC is
building in conjunction with The Vermont Huts Association (VHA). This position will be the
project leader for a VYCC Pro Crew made up of young adults (18-26) beginning their
careers in the building trades. They will manage the technical and logistical aspects of
the build itself, maintaining a high standard of quality, efficiency, and site safety.

Essential Functions

Project Accomplishments
 Manage day to day construction work including framing, insulation, door and
window installation, roofing, trim, flooring, siding, and finish work with a crew
of four
 Operate and instruct others on a variety of power tools: drills, drivers, circular,
miter, and table saws, etc.
 Lead others to maintain a clean and safe jobsite and work environment
 Ensure efficient, timely, and high quality production informed by VYCC and
VHA staff
 Follow VYCC policies and procedures, program goals, and foster the VYCC
mission while on the jobsite
 Maintain an emotionally and physically safe work environment
 Maintain regular communication with Crew Leader, VYCC staff, and VHA staff

Program Logistics
 Work with VYCC and VHA staff to source, order, deliver, and prep materials
 Transport tools and equipment to and set up worksite
 Assist in crew training
 Assist in logistical preparations for crew and project

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

Required Skills:

-Minimum 2 years of carpentry experience- framing, finish work, roofing, siding
-Ability to read and interoperate building plans
-Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record for at least 3 years
-Ability to operate certain types of equipment applicable to work projects

Please see the position description for all required qualifications (https://www.vycc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Build-Project-Supervisor-Position-Description-2021-4.pdf)

Preferred Skills:

Preferred Qualifications
 Knowledge of or experience with working in the backcountry
 Experiencing working with or leading young adults

About Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

The VYCC is a 501c3 nonprofit focused on engaging young people in service, work, conservation, and agriculture. Since 1985, VYCC staff have provided valuable work and learning opportunities to youth and young adults from across the country and from nearly every town in Vermont. Our model is strong and simple: young people, working together, guided by highly trained leaders, completing priority projects in conservation and agriculture.

Application Instructions

Please complete our VYCC General Application (https://www.vycc.org/staffapplication/), to which you’ll upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. No calls, please.

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