• Day Crew Supervisor- Middle Rio Grande (Albuquerque), Summer 2019

    Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/21/2019 6:32 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1099
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Min
    USD $520.00/Wk.
    Max
    USD $520.00/Wk.
    Targeted Job Start Date
    5/20/2019
    End Date
    8/9/2019
    # of Openings
    3
  • Overview

    Crew Supervisors oversee the day-to-day operations of crews of youth and young adults, and are integral to the fulfillment of RMYC’s mission. The Crew Supervisor will manage a diverse crew of participants between the ages of 18 to 25 in the safe and efficient completion of conservation projects in the outdoors, while providing structured opportunities for personal and professional development throughout this season. Often working under minimal staff supervision, Crew Supervisors exercise discretion and independent judgment on matters relating to the safety, well-being, and performance of crew members in the field.

     

    Position Type: Seasonal, full time, non-exempt

    Schedule:         7:00am-3:30pm, 40 hours per week, excluding lunch. Monday-Thursday and every other Friday. Schedules may vary based on crew type, project location and season. 

    Reports to:      MRG Urban Conservation Program Coordinator 

    Dates:               May 20 - August 2, 2019

     

    Location:          Albuquerque, NM

    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, invasive species removal, restoration/repair of historic structures, 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 17 - 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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 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 Leave No Trace principles.
    • Proficient driving 12-passenger vehicles, 4WD Vehicles, and towning trailers.

    Physical and Environmental Requirements

    • Work outdoors in challenging weather conditions.
    • Regularly traverse uneven terrain while carrying tools, gear, or other equipment; 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.

    Please attach cover letter and resume as a single file for consideration. 

     

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