Position Announcement: Crew Member- Summer Youth Conservation Corps.

Published February 14th, 2017 in Blog, What's Happening? | Comments Off on Position Announcement: Crew Member- Summer Youth Conservation Corps.

Job Summary:

Are you looking for a summer job that will give you the chance to enjoy the outdoors, learn new skills in natural resources, and building your resume while giving back to your community?  The North Fork John Day Watershed Council is hiring people ages 14 and up to staff our summer conservation crews. Crew members will work full time Monday thru Friday under the supervision of a crew leader.  Crews will take on natural resource projects including wilderness trail maintenance, trail and campground surveys, fence removal and data collection. The period of employment is typically available in sessions from 2-8 weeks.


Essential Functions:

  • Physical work out of doors in all weather conditions, restoring and maintaining trails and implementing natural resource projects under the direction of an experienced crew leader
  • Projects may include maintenance and restoration of trails, resource and campsite surveys, fence removal, fence construction, stream structure construction, fish salvage, and other projects beneficial to the ecosystem
  • Projects may involve hiking several miles a day and other strenuous labor


Job Requirements:

  • Prior work experience is NOT required
  • All crew members must be 14 years of age or older
  • Must commit to working a minimum of 4 weeks
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States


The North Fork John Day Watershed Council is looking for people who…

  • Have a great work ethic
  • Love hiking and spending time outdoors in all kinds of weather
  • Are interested in learning more about natural resources


To apply pick up an application from the NFJDWC office (691 HWY 395N, Long Creek, OR  97856), Prairie City, Grant Union, Long Creek, Monument, Dayville or Ukiah High Schools or Download here. Return the completed application to the North Fork John Day Watershed Council by 4pm April 7 either in person, by mail (PO Box 444, Long Creek, OR 97856) or by email to amye@nfjdwc.org

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