Position Announcement: Tech Crew Member- Summer Youth Conservation Corps.

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

Job Summary:

Are you looking for a summer job that will give you the chance to spend a summer outdoors in beautiful mountain scenery, learn new skills in natural resources, building your resume and give back to your community?  The North Fork John Day Watershed Council is hiring people ages 18 and up to staff our Technical Summer Conservation Crews.  Crew members will work 4, 10-hour days per week under the supervision of a crew leader.  Work will include natural resource projects such as: wilderness trail maintenance, trail and campground surveys, fence removal, habitat development, construction and data collection.  Crews will often camp on or near weekly work sites. The period of employment for this crew is season long, approximately early June through the end of summer.


Essential Functions:

  • Work outdoors under direction of an experienced crew leader
  • Projects may include maintenance and restoration of trails, wilderness trail, field surveys, fence removal, recreation facility development, and construction
  • Projects may involve hiking several miles a day, using chainsaws, cross-cut saws and hand tools (training provided)


Job Requirements:

  • Prior work experience is NOT required although experience with saws and hand tools will be useful
  • All crew members must be 18 years of age or older
  • Willingness and ability to camp overnight on a regular basis
  • Commitment to working the whole season
  • 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 amye@nfjdwc.org

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