Crew Leader Intern #32047
Position Type: Internship
Open until Fri, March 12, 2021 expired
Work Hours: 40
Location: Cedar City, UT
Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 7am-5pm
Dates: 05-05-2021 - 08-19-2021
Agency: United States Forest Service, National Park Service
Location: Fredonia, Kanab, Pipe Spring
This position is with Pipe Spring National Monument and the Kaibab National Forest-North Kaibab Ranger District. The primary responsibility of a Crew Leader is leading and supervising a group of high school youth (4-5 members) on a variety of projects for local public land agencies (National Park Service, US Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management) in areas such as recreation, wildlife, maintenance, re-vegetation, restoration, facilities, and other related fields. Carried out in outdoor environments, these projects are in a variety of locations and climates under the supervision of agency mentors.
This position requires the ability to coordinate projects and logistics with crew, public land managers, and IIC staff while managing all operations of crew efficiently and independently. The ability to ensure proper clothing, equipment, essentials, and tools are available daily while maintaining program structure and ensuring risk management procedures are met. The ability to create a meaningful, while fun, work environment for youth members while communicating tasks clearly and effectively in both oral and written format. The skill in adhering to all rules and regulations as stated in the IIC Intern Guidebook while maintaining daily log and photo documentation of crew, projects, and work completed. This position will hike over uneven terrain and do some strenuous physical activities.
This position requires the successful candidate to complete, in good standing, a paid three-week field training period working alongside fellow crew leaders and land managers. The candidate must be at least 21 years or older and possess a valid driver license. Have some familiarity with basic hand and power tools as well as some knowledge of trail building, fencing, facility maintenance and interpretation. Have solid outdoor leadership skills, teaching ability, vigorous work ethic, positive attitude, maturity, and flexibility and the ability to pass a background check, including a fingerprint analysis. Preference is given to candidates with Wilderness First Aid certification (or greater), Leave No Trace training, chainsaw S-212 and prior conservation or land management experience.