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Natural Resources Crew Supervisor

Conservation Corps North Bay
Cotati, California, US
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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Job Description
Conservation Corp North Bay's mission is to develop youth and conserve natural resources for a strong, sustainable community.

We achieve our mission by:

  • Providing a diverse group of youth and young adults with opportunities to transform their lives through education, employability, civic engagement, and leadership.
  • Caring for our environment by conserving and restoring natural resources, and by improving recreational areas.
  • Creating the environmental leaders of the future by teaching environmental ethics and behaviors to children, teens and adults.
  • Making communities safer by reducing fire and flood hazards and by responding to public emergencies and disasters.


Title: Natural Resources Crew Supervisor

Department: Natural Resources

Reports To: NRC Coordinator

Location: Cotati, CA

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt from Wage and Hour Laws

Directly Supervises: 8-10 Natural Resources Crew Corpsmembers

Role with Agency: Supervisory

Accountability Indices: Satisfactory completion of responsibilities

The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor (NRCS) will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The NRCS is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-10 young adults. The NRCS will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration and trail building. Duties within Corpsmember supervision and project management are as follows:

Corpsmember Supervision includes:
  • Facilitating personal and professional development
  • Supporting educational goals
  • Providing training; including tool use, teamwork, leadership skills, workplace communication
  • Developing proper work habits
  • Providing quarterly evaluations
  • Taking action to resolve inappropriate behavior and personnel issues
  • Documenting performance and learning accomplishments
  • Ensure that all safety procedures are followed

Project Management includes:
  • Conducting projects in a safe manner
  • Producing a level of productivity and quality that meets the expectations of CCNB and our project partner or sponsor
  • Providing project specific training
  • Caring for all equipment properly
  • Tracking work hours on a daily basis
  • Documenting project accomplishments


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required but conversational Spanish language skills are required to fulfill the duties of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated experience supervising and motivating young adults from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds enrolled in a job-training program
  • Conversational Spanish language skills
  • Experience in the operation of trucks and trailers
  • Extensive knowledge of hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of conservation land management practices
  • Ability to do strenuous work in adverse weather conditions
  • Desire to work in a fast paced and diverse environment
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict and mediate disputes
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certification (or ability to obtain certification within 2 months of hire)
  • Clean DMV record, with ability to pass CCNB's driving exam


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • At least two years of college education or vocational training in natural resource management, environmental studies, job training or counseling, from an accredited college or university.
  • Two years of supervisory experience. Experience in youth development, project management and the implementation of natural resource projects.
  • Experience supervising youth from a wide variety of social, economic and educational backgrounds to work together as a team.
  • Experience serving and volunteering in the community. Must possess a strong service ethic and be able to instill this ethic into team members.


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The NRC Supervisor works outdoors around equipment and machinery, walking on uneven ground and steep hillsides, with exposure to excessive noise, fumes and extremes in temperature. They may be expected to lift and move objects weighing up to 75 lbs. and carry objects at least mile. NRC Supervisors frequently use special visual and auditory protective equipment. While performing the duties of this position, the NRC Supervisor is required to walk and stand; sit and bend; squat and climb; kneel and twist; to talk or hear. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; and reaches with hands and arms. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to perform simple and power grasping, and fine manipulation; to push and pull.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS The NRC Supervisor position is an hourly, non-exempt position which is eligible for a full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Chiropractic, 403(b) retirement, and Vacation, Holiday and Sick pay). Starting pay is $21.00-24.00 per hour depending on experience.

TO APPLY E-mail a cover letter summarizing your interest and qualifications, along with a current resume to: with "Natural Resources Coordinator" in the subject field.

Conservation Corps North Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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