Conservation Crew Assistant Team Leader

Employer
American Conservation Experience CREW
Location
Flagstaff, Arizona, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 01, 2021
Closes
Aug 11, 2021
Ref
2332529195
Discipline
Restoration
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a national non-profit conservation corps dedicated to providing career development and outdoor experiential learning opportunities to young adults interested in careers related to environmental conservation. The ACE AmeriCorps ATL program engages and motivates participants seeking to broaden their leadership skills and expand professional knowledge in the field of conservation.

AmeriCorps Team Leader (ATL) - ACE Conservation Crew - Southwest Arizona

Start Date: August 10th, 2021

Summary:

ACE is seeking an AmeriCorps Team Leader (ATL) Corps Members committed to working 12 weeks (450 hours) on outdoor conservation projects.

For detailed Qualifications and Typical Duties see the position announcement on our website

Location:

Our office and most of our member housing is located in Flagstaff, AZ. Many projects will include spending up to two months working and living locations further away from Flagstaff.

Compensation and Benefits:
  • ATL Members receive a $600 bi-weekly living stipend
  • 3 meals per day while on project (approximately 16 days/month)
  • Free housing accommodation and use of a tent throughout your term
  • Transportation to and from worksites
  • Upon successful completion of a full term, eligible AmeriCorps Members receive an Education Award of $1,678.57 (for 450 hours/12 weeks).


Position Description:

As a member of ACE crew, ATL's assist Crew Leaders in the logistics and administration of teams of Conservation Corps members performing environmental conservation and restoration projects throughout the Southwest United States. ATL's provide leadership to Corps members, training in technical skills and lead partial teams of Corps members. ATL's also may train Corps members in conservation work skills and outdoor living skills. Work projects are almost exclusively outdoors, involve 80 hours of strenuous physical labor in all weather conditions and climates, and may involve backcountry camping for several days at a time in remote wilderness locations.

Schedule:

ATL Corps Members typically work 10 hours per day for a total of 80 hours in a 2 week pay period. While working, Corps Members camp in wilderness areas close to their work site. Between work projects Corps Members will generally spend their off days at provided housing in Flagstaff, but they may spend off days in other locations during projects further away from Flagstaff. The typical schedules are working 8 days in a row followed by 6 days off OR working 4 days in a row followed by 3 days off, but this can vary based on projects and other factors.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references using the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here.

Check out our website and social media pages for photos and feedback!

For Southwest Arizona application questions, contact:

Courtney Holly: cholly@usaconservation.org

American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.