Conservation Corps Crew Coordinator
Conservation Corps North Bay
Looking for your next career move in Corps work?
Have significant experience working with natural resources and construction?
Experienced at supervising and motivating young people from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds?
Conservation Corps North Bay develops youth and conserves natural resources for a strong, sustainable community.
*_Play a key role in this amazing community work!*_
Oversee the Marin Natural Resources program, supervising crew leaders working on a wide variety of conservation projects with crews of 18 to 30-year old Corpsmembers, many of whom are from underserved communities or are youth at risk.
Work closely with sponsors to complete and ensure the quality of all projects and with other staff members to ensure that safety, training, and quality follow best practices and are up to date across all sites and projects.
Manage successful project implementation
Manage project schedule and upcoming project assignment matrix
Coordinate and collect bids for natural resource projects and control costs
Supervise and provide high-quality training for Marin Natural Resources staff and Corpsmembers
Ensure that Corpsmembers are evaluated and oversee their advancement
Implement safety plans, assess potential safety hazards and ensure compliance with relevant OSHA labor laws
Oversee the safety program and incident reporting in conjunction with the Human Resources Department
Assist Director of Natural Resources in managing financial and reporting requirements of fee for service contracts and program grants
Oversee the training program for Natural Resources staff and Corpsmembers; direct sawyer training program, train Corpsmember leaders, lead new Corpsmember orientation and oversee training records
Meet with project sponsors to ensure the completion of project deliverables
Support Natural Resources Crew supervisors with Corpsmember behavior issues, Restorative Practices, and investigations
Work with HR to recruit program staff and Corpsmembers
Purchase and procure tools, equipment, project materials and uniforms
Create project specification sheets and act as the contact for communication regarding the specifications
Interpret and convey to CCNB crews the sponsor agencys goals and the importance and value of the work
Create and maintain a safe and inclusive community atmosphere for NRC Supervisors and Corpsmembers
Facilitate communication between the Education and Career Pathways departments
Support NRC Supervisors in building connections with Corpsmembers and in helping them to maintain a high work ethic, standards and values
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. These requirements 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.
Excellent decision-making skills
Extensive experience and technical skills in natural resources management work and construction
Demonstrated experience supervising and motivating young adults from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds enrolled in a job-training program, including youth at risk
Sufficient mastery of power tools (chainsaw, hedge trimmer, brush cutter) to be able to teach their use, up to a Sawyer 3 level
Experience in the operation of trucks and trailers
Enthusiastic and positive attitude with the ability to motivate and inspire others
Strong commitment to safety and ability to develop and implement effective safety plans
Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate clearly with project sponsors
Ability to manage projects within defined scope and costs
Excellent organizational and administrative skills
Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft office programs
Knowledge of conservation 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 in a positive fashion
Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification or the ability to obtain certification
DMV record with 1 point or less, with ability to earn a California Class B driver's license and pass CCNBs driving exam
Education and Experience
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 creating a culture of inclusion and teamwork with youth from a wide variety of social, economic and educational backgrounds, including youth at risk
Experience serving and volunteering in the community.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time, exempt position eligible for a full generous benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Chiropractic, and 401(K) retirement as well as generous vacation, holiday and sick pay. Salary range for this position starts at $50,000 annually.
TO APPLY Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter and include Natural Resources Crew Coordinator in the subject line.
Conservation Corps North Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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