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Position: Natural Resources Crew Supervisor - temporary
Department: Natural Resources
Reports To: Natural Resources Crew Coordinator
Locations: San Rafael and Cotati
FLSA Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt From Wage & Hour Laws
Directly Supervises: 8-12 Natural Resources corpsmembers
Role with Agency: Supervisory
Accountability Indices: Satisfactory completion of responsibilites
Term: June through August, 2013
Summary: Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned. The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults and youths. The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration and trail building.
- Facilitating personal and professional development.
- Supporting educational goals.
- Providing training, including tool use, teamwork, leadership skills, and work place communication.
- Developing proper work habits.
- Providing quarterly evaluations.
- Taking action to resolve inappropriate behavior and personnel issues.
- Documenting performance and learning accomplishments.
- Ensuring that all safety procedures are followed.
- Conducting projects in a safe manner.
- Producing a level of productivity and quality that meets the expectations of Conservatio Corps North Bay and the client.
- Providing project specific training.
- Ensuring that all equipment is properly cared for.
- Tracking work hours on a daily basis.
- Documenting project accomplishments.
Desired qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Demonstrated experience supervising and motivating young adults from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds enrolled in a job-training program
- Experience in the operation of trucks and trailers
- Experience in the operation of hand and power tools
- 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
- Spanish language skills preferred
- Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification
- One point or less on DMV record, with ability to earn a California Class B driver's license and pass Conservation Corps North Bay's 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 supervising youth from a wide variety of social, economic and educational backgrounds to work together as a team
- Experience serving and volunteering in the community. Must possess a strong service ethic and be able to instill this ethic into team members
Physical demands: The physical demands and work environment described here 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.
The NRC Supervisor works outdoors around equipment and machinery, walking on uneven ground and steep hillsides, with exposure to excessive noise, fumes and extremes in temperature. They may be expected to lift and move objects weighing up to 75 lbs, and carry objects at least ½ mile. NRC Supervisors frequently use special visual and auditory protective equipment. While performing the duties of this position, the NRC Supervisor is required to walk and stand; sit and bend; squat and climb; kneel and twist; to talk or hear. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; and reaches with hands and arms. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to perform simple and power grasping, and fine manipulation; to push and pull.
To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume discussing your interest in this position to:
Conservation Corps North Bay
27 Larkspur Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
or by fax (415) 454-4595
or by email in Word or PDF format with “NRC Temporary Supervisor” in the subject field
Hiring Questions: Eileen Callahan, Human Resources Manager at (415) 454-4554 or (707) 303-3069 ext. 144
Conservation Corps North Bay is an equal opportunity employer.