Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC) is a nonprofit work, service, and training organization serving communities throughout New Mexico. The American Sign Language (ASL) Crew Supervisor will manage a diverse crew of young adults aged 17 to 25. This crew is in partnership with the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy, New Mexico School for the Deaf, National Park Service, and Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. Corpsmembers will be Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or hearing, with American Sign Language as the commonality between all members and the main form of communication within the crew. The ASL Crew Supervisor will be a mentor and leader for the crew, ensuring 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.
Position Type: Seasonal, full time. Schedule will be Monday-Friday, 07:00-15:30, but hours may vary depending on project requirements. Some projects will require camping overnight at project site, Mon-Thurs. Potential weekend project or training work.
Salary: $600-$700/week, commensurate with experience. Paid every two weeks.
Benefits: 1 day PTO and 2 paid federal holidays.
Employment Dates: May 11, 2020 through August 7, 2020. First three weeks will consist of RMYC supervisor orientation training.
Location: Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, Albuquerque, New Mexico, with travel throughout the state.
Please apply by April 15, 2020 for priority consideration.
Crew Management/Corpsmember Development
Regularly hike on uneven terrain while carrying tools, gear, or other equipment.
Reach with hands and arms and lift or move up to 60 pounds, and perform twisting and swinging motions.
Drive an RMYC vehicle; use hands to operate tools, equipment, and controls.
Ability to read and write English.
Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.