Field Crew Member- NH Conservation Corps

Student Conservation Association

About the organization

The Student Conservation Association is the largest provider of hands-on
environmental conservation programs for youth and adults.

Duties

Most of the position is dedicated to hands-on, outdoor conservation projects ranging from trail construction and maintenance to habitat restoration and invasive plant management. Leadership development is an important component of the program - each member will serve as a crew leader for at least one 11-day field project. A typical field project or "hitch" will consist of collaborating as part of a five or six-person crew for 11 days at a time, returning to Bear Brook State Park for a three-day break between hitches. A portion of the position is spent earning certifications and attending training. Community based living is a large component of this program. The living conditions are simple, rustic, and community focused. The corps is made up of 27 young adults with diverse backgrounds from around the country. 

Expected Dates: April 1, 2024 - October 31, 2024

Location:
159A Deerfield RD

Allenstown NH

03275

Qualifications

US Citizen at least 18 years old 

Ability to pass required state and federal background checks. 

High school degree or GED 

Ability and desire to perform manual, physical labor for 8 to 10 hours per day, exposed to the elements, occasionally lifting 50 pounds or more. 

Ability to hike up to 10 miles per day. 

Ability to carry a backpack weighing 60-70 pounds while carrying tools over challenging terrain. 

Ability to be away on overnight trips for 11-days, primarily camping in a tent. 

Must be willing to try new things and learn new skills. 

Must have an ability to serve independently and as part of a team. 

Must be able to live and work in diverse situations and environments. 

Must be willing to learn how to use hand and power tools. 

Available and committed for the entire term of service.

Preferred Field Crew Member Qualifications:  

Demonstrate strong service ethic and desire to serve communities and environment. 

Desire to work outdoors in all weather conditions. 

Commit to working and living in small crew setting. 

Willing to complete project paperwork including project reports, output logs, and tool inventories. 

Applicants should be in good physical condition.  

Experience working or recreating outdoors is a plus.

Salary

Living Allowance $6,820

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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