Youth Conservation Corps - Crew Leader

Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Posted: May 10, 2019

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Leader coordinates and leads the exciting summer-long YCC program. The leader will be responsible for directing a group of five (5) YCC crew members on projects relating to fish and wildlife habitat management, species conservation and environmental education. This is an eleven-week position from June 3 to August 16, 2019. Wages are based on the General Schedule (GS)-4 or GS-5 with pay between $14.30-$16.00/hr. depending on qualifications.

Duty station is located at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Loleta, CA.

Major Duties: Coordinate eight weeks of the summer program • Instruct and lead a crew of five (5) teen enrollees engaged in a wide variety of land resource improvement projects such as habitat restoration, plant/animal surveys, property maintenance, and environmental educational field trips • Provides guidance and direction in all phases of field projects to include the environmental value of each task • Provides a safe and efficient work environment

Requirements: Minimum experience requirements include cumulative of 1-year supervising youth (e.g. summer camps, teaching, scouts) and/or bachelor’s degree majoring in social behavior, human behavior, health care or similar field. Other beneficial qualifications include a degree in biology, environmental science or similar field; certification in first aid/CPR; bounds of energy; and a strong desire to educate youth. Must have valid driver’s license.

To Apply: Submit resume, college transcripts, and three professional references. Be sure to include in resume: the dates of employment or volunteer work, whether it was full-time or part-time, and a description of duties. Send completed application to: Kurt Roblek, 1020 Ranch Road, Loleta, CA 95551, or kurt_roblek@fws.gov, or fax 707-733-1946.

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