• Day Crew Supervisor - Urban Conservation Corps, Middle Rio Grande, Fall 2018

    Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2018 9:45 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1053
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Min
    USD $520.00/Wk.
    Max
    USD $560.00/Wk.
    Targeted Job Start Date
    8/28/2018
    End Date
    2/4/2019
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    POSITION PURPOSE:

    Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC), with offices in Taos and Albuquerque, is a nonprofit work, service and training organization serving communities throughout New Mexico. Crew Supervisors manage a diverse crew of young adults, ages 18 to 25, in the safe and efficient completion of conservation projects in the outdoors, while also providing structured opportunities for personal and professional development both on and off the work site.

     

     

    MRG-Urban Conservation Corps Day Crew : 
    Crew will work on trail construction/maintenance, habitat/wetland restoration, erosion control, invasive species removal, restoration/repair of historic structures, and additional projects as assigned, meeting high standards of safety, quality and efficiency. This is a personal & career development program, hoping to connect members to careers in conservation related fields. 

    Schedule: Monday-Thursday & every other Friday 8-5:30, with additional evening and weekend hours possible.

    Reports to: Middle Rio Grande Program Coordinator 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Project Management

    • Directly supervise a crew of 6 to 9 members in the completion of projects such as trail construction/maintenance, habitat/wetland restoration, erosion control, and invasive species removal, restoration/repair of historic structures, fencing, landscaping, ecological monitoring, and additional projects as assigned, meeting high standards of safety, quality and efficiency.
    • Provide on-the-job training and coaching to members to develop necessary project-related skills.

    Risk Management

    • Manage crew’s physical/emotional well-being and promote a culture of safety in all aspects of crew life.
    • Safely transport crew to/from project sites in an RMYC vehicle.
    • Respond to safety concerns with appropriate and timely decisions, keeping RMYC staff informed and consulting with staff as needed.

    Crew Management/Corpsmember Development

    • Maintain a healthy group dynamic by promoting inclusivity, communication, and conflict resolution.
    • Facilitate both formal and informal job, college readiness, and life skills trainings on an ongoing basis.
    • Serve as professional role model, upholding RMYC policies and holding members accountable for actions.

    Administrative

    • Prepare detailed, accurate weekly reports (time sheets, project data, training log, incident reports, job hazard analysis, etc.).
    • Communicate effectively during formal and informal meetings/debriefs with RMYC staff and agency partners.
    • Purchase crew-related supplies (such as gasoline) as needed, and properly document receipts and mileage.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 21 years of age; valid, insurable driver’s license (without major citations).
    • Experience working with youth ages 16 - 25, preferably in a leadership, mentoring or instructional capacity.
    • Ability to analyze projects with RMYC staff, determine capability of crew to accomplish work assignments and best work methods, appropriate tools, safety methods, and materials.
    • Experience with building a positive group dynamic; confidence in working with diverse and challenging populations.
    • Excellent public speaking skills to conduct training sessions and facilitate group discussions.
    • Good attention to detail and ability to write accurate, thorough correspondence and reports.
    • Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or higher medical certification

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Wilderness (WFR) or higher medical certification.
    • Two or more seasons of experience with outdoor conservation projects.
    • Two or four-year degree in natural resources, outdoor education, teaching, or related field
    • Experience with applying and teaching Leave No Trace principles.
    • Proficient driving 12-passenger & 4WD vehicles with trailer

    Physical and Environmental Requirements

     

    In performing the essential functions of this position, the Supervisor will be required to:

    • Work outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Regularly traverse uneven terrain while carrying tools; balance, stoop, kneel, reach, push, pull, lift, and grasp
    • Reach with hands and arms, lift or move up to 60 pounds, and perform twisting and swinging motions.
    • Receive detailed information through oral communication; convey important spoken instructions accurately and effectively

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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