2021 GulfCorps Conservation Texas Crew Member

Student Conservation Association

About the organization

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.

Duties

2021 GulfCorps Conservation Crew Member

Dates: September 2021 – April 2022 (To be confirmed)

Locations: Southern TX

Positions based in Corpus Christi/ South Texas

Crew Member
Our crew members don’t need any previous experience. As long as you have a passion for the outdoors, are interested in pursuing a career in the environment, and are a hard worker, you’ll be a great fit for our program! This is a seasonal position, $9/hr.

Join a team of 5 local young adults to conduct invasive species removal, shoreline restoration, water quality monitoring, trail work, and other activities. Team members will receive certifications and opportunities for future leadership and career opportunities in coastal habitat restoration.

This is a paid position with weekday hours (Mon-Thurs, 8A - 5P and Fri 8A - 230P). Food and housing are not included. Work will mostly be outdoors and will sometimes require heavy lifting and using equipment such as chainsaws. Team members will work under two team leaders that will serve as SCA’s supervisors. All team members are expected to be respectful, on-time, hard-working, and aware of conditions to ensure a safe working environment.

Preference will be given to local applicants that are interested in pursuing an environmental career.

Training Provided
Members of this team will participate in the following training:
- Wilderness First Aid
- CPR
- Chainsaw skills
- Herbicide use
- Water safety and kayak

Qualifications

Need to Operate: Chainsaw; Herbicide application
Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt

Education, Training & Skills Expected

Ecology & Restoration: some coursework or experience

Resource Management: some coursework or experience

Construction: some experience

GIS: some experience

GPS: some experience

Hand Tools: competent with supervision

Driving Logistics: Valid Drivers License Needed

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

US Citizenship: Required

Salary

9/ hour

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

For more about the GulfCorps program, visit https://www.thesca.org/serve/program/gulfcorps-conservation-crew.

To Apply: go to https://www.thesca.org/2021-gulfcorps-conservation-texas-crew-member Click log in or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application, and then select Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume, and three (3) references. Once your application is complete and submitted, you must email leaders(at)thesca.org and Valeria Casas at [email protected] with the subject line: “GulfCorps TX Crew Leader” so we know to review your application. Interviews will begin late June to mid-July.

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