Assistant Crew Leader

  • Montana Conservation Corps
  • Kalsipell, Bozeman, Helena, Missoula MT
  • Jan 20, 2023
Seasonal Climate Change/ Resiliency Conservation/ Natural Resources Forestry Parks Training Wildland and Forest Fire Control Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

GAIN PROFESSIONAL JOB SKILLS, CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE RESILIENCE, AND ENHANCE YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS!

At MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills.  Assistant Field Crew Leaders and their crews will camp while working on physically demanding and essential natural resource and conservation projects on some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Northern Rockies and Plains.  Project work could include trail maintenance and construction, habitat restoration, mesic restoration, planting, backcountry work, forest fuels reduction, and more.  Learn more about the project work here!  

This is a leadership learning position that prioritizes crew member development; the assistant crew leader is a full partner in the crew’s leadership, helping to communicate crew direction, project goals, member management, and communication with regional staff teams.  In conjunction with the Primary Crew Leader, the assistant leader takes a large role in the technical training of crew members, and provides vital mentorship to new members. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to transition into a leadership role!  

Location: Missoula, Kalispell, Bozeman and Helena, MT

Program Dates: 05/01/2023 - 10/27/2023

Living Allowance: $1,070 biweekly before taxes are taken out

AmeriCorps Education Award: $3,247.50 upon completion of the program

Health Insurance: Provided at NO COST

Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!

Food Per Diem while on Projects

Access to Pro Deals!

Housing options may be available in specific regions; talk with a Program Manager to learn more!! 

Learn More About Adult Conservation Crews!

APPLY/FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE!

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Qualifications:

  • High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED

  • Ages 18-35

  • US Citizen, National or lawful permanent resident

  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check

  • Ability to eventually hike 3-20 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60 – 70lbs

  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to obtain Wilderness Advanced First Aid/CPR training. (Training is reimbursable to allotted amount/ MCC provides training)

  • Demonstrates desire to serve the community and the environment

  • Embraces willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time

  • Commitment to completing term; available for duration of entire term of service

Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check

  • 21 years old on the start date of the program

MCC is committed to being diverse, welcoming, and inclusive. We are working to reduce barriers to participating in our programs. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information, and military service. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Job Level

Entry-level

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

$2,140 p/ month AmeriCorps living stipend

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