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Curators

Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions.

Salary Breakdown

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Average

$53,650

ANNUAL

$25.79

HOURLY

Entry Level

$38,810

ANNUAL

$18.66

HOURLY

Mid Level

$53,960

ANNUAL

$25.95

HOURLY

Expert Level

$69,110

ANNUAL

$33.23

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

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36

Current Available Jobs

320

Projected job openings through 2024



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Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

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English Language

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History and Archeology

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Education and Training

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Administration and Management

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Customer and Personal Service

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Speaking

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Reading Comprehension

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Active Listening

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Writing

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Critical Thinking

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Oral Comprehension

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Oral Expression

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Written Expression

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Written Comprehension

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Problem Sensitivity


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  • Postdoctoral Scholar - Policy, Grazing-Conservation Interface - 606289
    Northern Arizona University    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 3 days    

    Job Title

    Postdoctoral Scholar - Policy, Grazing-Conservation Interface

    Job ID

    606289

    Location

    Cnt for Adaptable Wrn Landsc

    Full/Part Time

    Full-Time

    **Favorite Job**

    Regular/Temporary

    Regular

    **Workplace Culture**

    NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence.

    **Job Description**

    Northern Arizona University’s Center for Adaptable Western Landscapes seeks a postdoctoral scholar to synthesize research on the effects of grazing on arid and semi-arid grasslands globally and to work with regional stakeholders to develop policy recommendations for dryland grazing.

    Specifically, the selected scholar will synthesize, interpret, and communicate the results from long-term ecological research on grazing impacts and help strengthen regional relationships among rangeland ecologists, ranchers, land managers, and conservation leaders on the Colorado Plateau. Working collaboratively, the postdoctoral scholar will contribute to the development of independent, science-based recommendations for grazing policy reform. Project funding is available to cover the costs of travel and collaborations with stakeholders. Opportunities to develop research proposals to extend the postdoctoral position beyond the initial appointment period and/or advance the scholar’s research program in this area will be provided.

    Essential Functions

    Research & Publicaitons - 45%

    + Compile and synthesize existing literature on the ecological and biodiversity impacts of grazing.

    + Interpret the findings of the literature review in the context of grazing, rangeland, and restoration policies in the US, and comparable settings globally.

    + Prepare and submit manuscripts for publication.

    + Read scientific literature, participate in scientific discussions with other members of the research team\ and lab, and attend lab and project meetings.

    + Other administrative and research tasks related to the project, including organizing and training others in project protocols.

    Policy Development & Communication - 45%

    + Convene regional grazing stakeholders to contribute to policy recommendations.

    + Develop policy recommendations for sustainable range management in the US Southwest and explore connections to rangeland management worldwide.

    + Deliver recommendations to key audiences, through talks, presentations, relevant reports, and scientific publications.

    Grant Management & Proposal Development - 10%

    Works within the grant-specific project requirements.

    + Assists project PI with managing grant funds according to sponsor specifications.

    + Assists PI with writing annual project reports according to sponsor specifications.

    + Initiate and support the development of proposals and/or projects to further applied grazing-related ecological and conservation research at NAU in collaboration with partnering individuals and organizations.

    **Minimum Qualifications**

    + PhD in Environmental Policy, Conservation Science, or related field.

    + Record of publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

    + Knowledge of current range and grazing policy for U.S. public lands.

    + Experience working with diverse stakeholders, preferably to develop policy recommendations.

    **Preferred Qualifications**

    + Experience in metanalysis and/or synthesis of the scientific literature.

    + Experience and interest in leading the collaborative development of recommendations that support policy generation and the achievement of conservation and sustainability goals in arid rangelands.

    **Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities**

    + Ability to work collaboratively as part of a research team and with individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

    + Ability to take initiative and complete tasks without direct supervision.

    + Innovation, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

    + Knowledge of innovative data analysis methodologies.

    + Excellent communication skills, as demonstrated by publications and presentations at professional meetings.

    + Excellent organizational and project management skills.

    **COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement**

    As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement (https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/faqs-for-employee-vaccination-requirement-2/) .

    **Background Information**

    Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report (https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/) . The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report (https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/) is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.

    **Salary**

    Salary for this position is $55,000. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.

    **FLSA Status**

    This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.

    **Benefits**

    Post-Doctoral Scholars are hired on a contract basis, renewable each fiscal year for a maximum of 4 renewals (5 years) according to terms of the Arizona Board of Regents' Conditions of Post-Doctoral Service (http://azregents.asu.edu/rrc/Policy%20Manual/6-310-Conditions%20of%20Postdoctoral%20Scholar%20Service.pdf) . NAU offers an excellent benefit package to Post-Doctoral Scholars including generous health, dental and vision insurance; 10 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. Participation in NAU retirement plans is not available to Post-Doctoral Scholars. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page (https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/eligibility-enrollment/) .

    **Learning and Development**

    Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training (https://in.nau.edu/Human-Resources/Required/) includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years.

    **Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship**

    NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

    **Application Deadline**

    August 24, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

    **How to Apply**

    To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website (https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/) or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

    If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

    **Equal Employment Opportunity**

    Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

    EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements (https://in.nau.edu/Human-Resources/Posters-Required-by-Law/)

    NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps Crew Leader 2022
    Conservation Legacy    Kykostmovi, AZ
     Posted 3 days    

    Term Length

    Full-time, temporary, 4-8 months

    Location

    Hopi Office - Kykotsmovi, Arizona

    Salary

    $685-735/week depending on experience and qualifications

    Age Requirement

    21+

    Schedule

    10 Hr days, 8-12 day work week

    "Leading our Nations back to ecological and cultural well-being" Program and Position Summary:

    Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps (ALCC) engages motivated Indigenous young adults, ages 18 - 30, to complete challenging and impactful conservation and service projects throughout the western United States. Projects may include trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazardous fuels reduction, re-vegetation, historic preservation, and local environmental service projects. ALCC provides opportunities for members to learn about the local environment and issues surrounding conservation. ALCC crews work in a variety of National Parks, National Forests, and other public areas. Selected members are placed on a crew which will then collaborate to perform project work. ALCC is a non-residential program and does not offer housing. Gear and equipment rental is available upon request. The Hopi Office

    Established in 2017, the Ancestral Lands Hopi (AL-Hopi) office is starting it's sixth year of operation. We are located at the Peace Academic Center in Kykotsmovi, Arizona. Our office consists of two full time staff members and we look forward to a busy season!

    Crew Leader Position Description

    Leadership & Mentorship

    + Manage, supervise, and lead the day-to-day details of project work.

    + Implement skills training on worksite and facilitate intentional discussions with crew

    + Promote individual corps member development and a healthy community

    + Facilitate crew member development via one-on-one check-ins, debriefs, and evaluations

    + Mentor Assistant Crew Leader (ACL) via delegation and constructive feedback

    + Must be willing to follow and enforce all ALCC policies, maintain professional boundaries, and appropriately represent the program, include maintaining a substance-free work environment

    Project Management & Implementation

    + Train and motivate a crew of 4-5 young adults to efficiently complete conservation projects on public lands

    + Delegation of project work & investment among crew

    + Manage the on-the-ground quality and quantity of project work

    + Monitor and track tool and equipment inventory

    + Establish tool and equipment maintenance routines

    + Effectively coordinate logistics with project partners, crew members, and ALCC staff

    Safety & Risk Management

    + Monitor, manage, and promote the crew’s physical and emotional safety on and off the work site

    + Promote culture of safety by facilitating safety briefings and standdowns

    + Communicate and manage field incidents with ALCC staff

    + Initiate On-call or emergency medical services in the event of injury or incident

    + Transport crew and equipment safely in ALCC vehicles with trailers

    Administration

    + Report project accomplishments by measuring and documenting outcomes

    + Compile notes and documentation pertaining to crew work hours, group and member dynamics, and incident management

    + Manage credit card for purchases, document and report all purchases.

    Required Skills

    Essential Skills:

    + Critical thinking and ability to resolve issues and solve problems

    + Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions in dynamic situations

    + Strong and holistic situational awareness

    + Strong time-management skills

    + Willingness to learn and be a part of a community of peer leaders.

    + Must be adaptive, patient, and able to maintain a positive perspective on crew

    + Physically able to work long days in adverse conditions

    Essential Functions:

    + Frequently required to walk, hike, sit and talk or listen

    + Required to use hands to operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms

    + Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

    + Required to drive an ALCC vehicle

    + Must be able to speak, understand, read, and write English

    Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions

    Required Experience

    Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

    + Leadership experience with youth and/or young adults

    + Experience in facilitating and building community with diverse groups of people

    + Must have a High School diploma or High School Equivalency Degree

    + Must be 21 or over, have a clean driving record and a current driver’s license

    + Must successfully complete a criminal history check. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of criminal history check process

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting

    Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

    + Demonstrated project management experience in any of the following areas: trails maintenance and construction, chainsaw operation and maintenance, historic preservation

    + Camping experience and familiarity with Leave No Trace (LNT) principles

    + Current Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness First Responder, and/or CPR certification

    + Current Chainsaw Operation certification (S-212 or equivalent)

    + Experience with ALCC or other conservation corps or youth corps

    + Experience with experiential and/or environmental education


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Ancestral Lands Conservation Corpsmember 2022
    Conservation Legacy    Kykostmovi, AZ
     Posted 3 days    

    Term Length

    Full-time, temporary, 4-6 months

    Location

    Hopi Office - Kykotsmovi, Arizona

    Living Stipend (pay)

    $400/week

    AmeriCorps Award

    Members are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the term. Education award amount is dependent upon length of service

    Ages

    17-30

    Dates

    March - November

    "Leading our Nations back to ecological and cultural well-being"

    Program and Position Summary:

    Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps (ALCC) engages motivated Indigenous young adults, ages 18 - 30, to complete challenging and impactful conservation and service projects throughout the western United States. Projects may include trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazardous fuels reduction, re-vegetation, historic preservation, and local environmental service projects. ALCC provides opportunities for members to learn about the local environment and issues surrounding conservation. ALCC crews work in a variety of National Parks, National Forests, and other public areas. Selected members are placed on a crew which will then collaborate to perform project work. ALCC is a non-residential program and does not offer housing. Gear and equipment rental is available upon request.

    The Hopi Office

    Established in 2017, the Ancestral Lands Hopi (AL-Hopi) office is starting its sixth year of operation. We are located at the Peace Academic Center in Kykotsmovi, Arizona. Our office consists of two full time staff members and we look forward to a busy season!

    ALCC Corpsmember Position Description

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a member of a team

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment; no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Participate in all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training and national service

    + Effectively communicate and discuss ideas and concerns with leaders, crew, and staff

    + Learn skills and apply them to effectively carry out service work requirements

    + Appropriately always represent the program and community while on project

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Perceive and effectively communicate environmental and work hazards with crew and leader

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow direction

    + Stay alert and focused while traveling and working in varied weather conditions

    + Act with compassion toward crew members, leaders, and staff

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques

    Outdoor Skills and Fitness:

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living/travel and work skills as appropriate to the project.

    Required Skills

    Commitment – ALCC participants must commit to all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training, and other crew activities. Safety – All participants are required to participate in a culture of safety on their crew during all program activities by being aware of and adhering to program policies, as well as fostering an atmosphere of wellness in the program. Professionalism – Participants must be willing to follow all ALCC policies, maintain professional boundaries, and appropriately represent ALCC. Teamwork – Members must be willing to engage in collaboration, respect others, and assist in making group decisions. Technology – Projects are often in remote locations. The use of technology will be limited. Substance Free – Participants MUST be willing and able to refrain from tobacco products, alcohol, and/or drugs while participating in the ALCC program.

    Required Experience

    Besides the minimum qualifications listed below, no experience is required for this position. ALCC will provide training and certifications for all essential tasks.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    + High School Diploma, HS Equivalency Degree (HSED), or commitment to acquiring HSED while in program.

    + Willingness to commit fully to the program and its mission for the full duration of term

    + Willingness to learn and be a part of a dynamic community of peer leaders

    + Must bring and maintain a positive perspective throughout term

    + Must respect the dignity and diverse lifestyles of Indigenous people

    + Must be able to work long days in adverse conditions

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of term and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting

    Essential Functions:

    + Frequently required to walk and hike over long distances

    + Required to use hands to operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms

    + Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

    Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps Assistant Crew Leader 2022
    Conservation Legacy    Kykostmovi, AZ
     Posted 3 days    

    Term Length

    Full-time, temporary, 4-8 months

    Location

    Hopi Office - Kykotsmovi, Arizona

    Living Stipend (pay)

    $500/week

    AmeriCorps Award

    Members are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the term. Education award amount is dependent upon length of service

    Ages

    18-30

    Dates

    March - November

    "Leading our Nations back to ecological and cultural well-being"

    Program and Position Summary:

    Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps (ALCC) engages motivated Indigenous young adults, ages 18 - 30, to complete challenging and impactful conservation and service projects throughout the western United States. Projects may include trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazardous fuels reduction, re-vegetation, historic preservation, and local environmental service projects. ALCC provides opportunities for members to learn about the local environment and issues surrounding conservation. ALCC crews work in a variety of National Parks, National Forests, and other public areas. Selected members are placed on a crew which will then collaborate to perform project work. ALCC is a non-residential program and does not offer housing. Gear and equipment rental is available upon request.

    The Hopi Office

    Established in 2017, the Ancestral Lands Hopi (AL-Hopi) office is starting its sixth year of operation. We are located at the Peace Academic Center in Kykotsmovi, Arizona. Our office consists of two full time staff members and we look forward to a busy season!

    Assistant Crew Leader (ACL) Position Description

    Leadership & Mentorship

    + Assist crew leader in managing the day-to-day details of project work

    + Participate and model intentional engagement with program and activities

    + Promote individual corps member development and a healthy community

    + Facilitate crew member development by participating in check-ins, debriefs, and evaluations

    + Must be willing to follow and enforce all ALCC policies, maintain professional boundaries, and appropriately represent the program, include maintaining a substance-free work environment

    Project Management & Implementation

    + Model investment in project work and environmental concerns

    + Take lead on project tasks as delegated by crew leader

    + Assist in monitoring and tracking tool and equipment inventory

    + Take lead in tool and equipment maintenance routines

    + Participate in field partner meetings and briefs

    Safety & Risk Management

    + Monitor and promote the crew’s physical and emotional safety on and off the work site

    + Model a culture of safety by participating in and leading safety briefings and standdowns

    + Assist with management of field incidents with crew leader and ALCC staff

    Administration

    + Assist crew leader with measuring outcomes of project work

    + Assist with compiling notes and documentation pertaining to crew work hours, group and member dynamics, and incident management

    + Assist with uploading and submittal of these documents and data, including photos

    Required Skills

    Essential Skills:

    + Critical thinking and ability to resolve issues and solve problems

    + Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions in dynamic situations

    + Willingness to learn and be a part of a community of peer leaders

    + Willingness to foster open and healthy communication with crew leader and crew

    + Must be adaptive, patient, and able to maintain a positive perspective on crew

    + Physically able to work long days in adverse conditions

    Essential Functions:

    + Frequently required to walk, hike, sit and talk or listen

    + Required to use hands to operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms

    + Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

    + Must be able to speak, understand, read, and write English

    Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position

    Required Experience

    Besides the minimum qualifications listed below, no experience is required for this position. ALCC will provide training and certifications for all essential tasks. Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

    + High School Diploma, High School Equivalency Degree (HSED), or commitment to acquiring HSED while in program.

    + Willingness to commit fully to the program and its mission for the full duration of term

    + Willingness to learn and be a part of a dynamic community of peer leaders

    + Must bring and maintain a positive perspective throughout term

    + Must respect the dignity and diverse lifestyles of Indigenous people

    + Must be able to work long days in adverse conditions

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of term and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.

    Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

    + Experience with ALCC or other conservation or youth corps

    + Experience in the following areas: trail maintenance and construction, chainsaw operation and maintenance, historic preservation

    + Current Wilderness First Aid and/or CPR certification

    + Current driver license and an insurable driving record


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Recreation Technician Crewmember-Tonto National Forest
    Conservation Legacy    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 3 days    

    Title: Tonto National Forest Recreation Technician Crewmember (2 positions available)

    Start/End Date (anticipated): August 29, 2022- February 24, 2023 (26 week term); or August 29, 2022- August 11, 2023 (50 week term)

    Living Stipend: $550/week

    Term: Choice of 26 week or 50 week term

    Reports To: Rebecca Veerman (Zone Partnership Liaison)

    Locations: Globe Ranger District

    Status: 900-hour or 1700-hour AmeriCorps Service Term available, full-time, temporary

    Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award of $3,172.50 (for 900 hour term) or $6,345 (for 1700 hour term); Public Lands Corps Certificate*; both with successful completion of the service term. Health insurance eligible through The Corps Network

    *To be eligible for a Public Lands Corps certificate, members must be between the ages of 18-30, inclusive, at the time the member begins their term of service.

    Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC):

    Arizona Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930's. AZCC is focused on connecting youth, young adults, and recent era military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. AZCC operates programs across Arizona that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation. AZCC has program offices in Flagstaff and Tucson.

    Tonto National Forest:

    At over 2.9 million acres, the Tonto National Forest is the largest national forest in Arizona, and the seventh largest national forest among 154 USDA National Forests. The Tonto features some of the most rugged and inherently beautiful land in the country. Sonoran Desert cacti and flat lands slowly give way to the highlands of the Mogollon Rim. This variety in vegetation and range in altitude -- from 1,300 to 7,900 feet -- offers outstanding recreational opportunities throughout the year, whether it's lake beaches or cool pine forest.

    Position Summary:

    The Tonto National Forest is seeking two temporary, full-time Recreation Technician Crewmembers. The primary focus of these positions will be assisting in maintaining developed and dispersed recreation sites, assisting in traffic control, and permit compliance throughout the year. Crewmembers will be given opportunities to patrol OHV areas and backcountry wilderness, as well as assist the prevention team in the fall. In addition to helping maintain current program operations, Crewmembers will help in the development of further OHV patrols and expand an existing program on the various Ranger Districts.

    Essential Responsibilities and Functions:

    + Work with supervisor and other Rec Techs to determine need for traffic control and check for compliance.

    + Assist the public with questions about recreation sites, alternative sites, and overall forest information.

    + Continually check on and maintain the facilities, including parking lots, bathrooms, and Forest Service equipment.

    + Survey and inspect trails and roads. Sign, brush, and maintain where necessary in both developed and dispersed recreation areas.

    + Patrol OHV areas, help develop new OHV patrol plans.

    + Work with volunteers to complete various project work.

    Required Skills

    Minimum Qualifications:

    + Interest in recreation, natural resources, or a related field.

    + A self-starter that can easily work as a team or alone.

    + Ability to communicate via radio while in the field.

    + Demonstrate professionalism, both in demeanor and appearance.

    + Applicants must pass a criminal history background check and possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    + Previous experience with public lands agencies.

    + Customer service skills as it pertains to interacting with the Public.

    + Bilingual in English and Spanish.

    Physical Requirements:

    + To successfully perform essential functions, the individual is required to sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, etc. May be required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl for significant periods of time and be able to safely lift 50 pounds on a routine basis.

    + Ability to hike and work in extreme weather/heat, uneven terrain, and poorly maintained roads and trails.

    + Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a member of a team despite potentially stressful and difficult conditions. This may require problem solving on an interpersonal or group level as well as a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment, no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training, and national service. Members must commit to participating in all agency/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues, and organization staff.

    + Appropriately represent the Arizona Conservation Corps, Tonto National Forest, and AmeriCorps to the public and partners at all times.

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ outdoor living techniques.

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury or need for assistance. Must be able to do so at a distance of up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow direction by others so that you will be able to successfully execute techniques to manage hazards.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours at a time while traveling and working in varied weather conditions.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescriptions medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Substance Free:

    + In accordance with a drug free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and while on organization property.

    To Apply:

    Please submit an online application along with a resume and cover letter using the application link on this page. The application portal will allow you to specify which location(s) and term length you would like to be considered for. If you have questions, contact AZCC’s Individual Placement Coordinator, Preston Sands, at psands@conservationlegacy.org.

    For more information about Arizona Conservation Corps, please visit www.azcorps.org. Arizona Conservation Corps is a program of Conservation Legacy.

    Required Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Arizona Conservation Corps - Crew Member Fall 2022
    Conservation Legacy    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    In our effort to keep our participants, employees, partners, and the public safe, Conservation Legacy follows a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring all participants and employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Providing proof of vaccination is required prior to the first day of service. If you have any questions, or need to request an exemption, please visit our COVID Resource page COVID-19 Resources | Conservation Legacy (https://conservationlegacy.org/covid-19-resources) , or contact covid@conservationlegacy.org.

    Job Description

    This position will remain open permanently. Applicants will be selected on a “ongoing” basis depending upon current crew and project needs. If a position matching your skill set and availability opens up, you will be contacted for follow up. This applicant pool will be considered for all office locations for AZCC.

    Start Date: 9/5/2022

    End Date: 12/9/2022 or 3/10/2023

    Stipend: $400/wk for AmeriCorps Member positions

    Location: Tucson or Flagstaff, AZ

    Benefits: AmeriCorps Segal Education Award; Paid training; Food budget while on project; Employee Assistance Program

    Crew Models

    General Field Crews:

    AZCC's Field Crew program engages motivated young adults (18-30) to complete challenging and impactful conservation service projects throughout Arizona and southern New Mexico. There is a variety of conservation projects with our adult camping crews!

    Program Summary

    Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC):

    Arizona Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930's. AZCC is focused on connecting youth, young adults, and recent era military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. AZCC operates programs across Arizona that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation. AZCC has program offices in Flagstaff and Tucson. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. All members are responsible for finding housing while not on project.

    Project Work:

    AZCC AmeriCorps members serve a term of National Service in the State of Arizona and parts of the Southwest on professionally supervised crews as they explore a variety of opportunities for careers in the outdoors, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are provided opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional staff within Conservation Legacy, while gaining career perspectives working alongside agency staff from the US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, or Municipal, State and Non-profit organizations that work on our nation's public and tribal lands. AZCC Crews will become proficient in environmental stewardship practices, general worksite safety, Leave No Trace principles and outdoor living skills. Most crews receive First Aid trainings.

    Project work may vary due to seasonality and environmental safety concerns. Projects that crews typically work on may include, but are not limited to:

    + Trail construction and maintenance

    + Invasive species management, including pesticide application

    + Habitat restoration

    + Fence installation/repair

    + Land Management Inventory and Mapping

    + Fire fuels reduction

    + National Disaster Relief

    + Community Service

    + Recreation and facilities maintenance and construction

    Training:

    Most AmeriCorps terms will begin with an orientation: crew members who attend the full orientation will receive training on First Aid (typically Wilderness First Aid), Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and Diversity, and goal setting. Informal hands-on training will continue throughout the term with on- the- ground skills training.

    Depending on the project needs, crews may receive specialized training in herbicide handling, crosscut saw, chainsaw, dry stone masonry or rigging.

    Schedule:

    Generally, crews work a 8-day,10-hours/day ‘hitch’ schedule, while camping in front and backcountry settings. Typically, followed by 6 days off in the town of the home base office. Drive time to and from the work site from the home base office is typically included in the hitch schedule. Applicants should expect the project schedule and type of work to vary.

    Workdays will start with a Job Hazard Analysis safety meeting followed by a 15-minute warm-up exercise and a 15-minute stretch. Days will include two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch.

    Responsibilities of an AZCC Corpsmember:

    Members can expect to work long days and must successfully adapt to various climates and working conditions. Workdays will contain strenuous labor in remote settings and all weather conditions.

    While serving a term of National Service, AZCC crews are expected to work in diverse team settings. Respect for all members of the program, our partners, the public and the land they are visiting is expected.

    AZCC expects all members to represent the program in a professional manner at all times. Crew life will include our corps values of challenge, stewardship, dedication, community, integrity and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Members are expected to be timely, hardworking, flexible and complete all functions of the tasks assigned, including tough physical labor and hiking several miles to remote locations under adverse weather conditions.

    Members will be responsible for working under our Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques at all times

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living, travel, and work skills as appropriate to the project. Additionally, practice self-care by staying adequately hydrated, fed, and properly dressed, so as to remain healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Live in a physically demanding, possibly remote environment for an uninterrupted period of up to several weeks. Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and may include severe and challenging weather conditions. These remote locations may require up to 12 hours to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    The crew member must supply his/her/their own personal outdoor gear

    What We Provide:

    + Tools and Personal Protective Equipment

    + Transportation from office to projects

    + Budget for meals is provided while in the field

    + Field uniform shirts & First aid kits

    You Provide:

    + Transportation from home to the office

    + Camping gear, such as a tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad

    + Work pants and boots over the ankle

    + Day pack and multiday pack

    + Rain gear

    Qualifications:

    + Be between the ages of 18 and 25, there is some flexibility to accept members up to age 30.

    + Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.

    + Have a high school diploma or GED

    + All offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable:

    + A nationwide check of the National Sex Offender Public website;

    + A fingerprint-based check of FBI criminal history record; and

    + A check of the State criminal history record repository for the individual’s State of residence AND State of service,

    + Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.

    Physical, Emotional, and Mental Safety:

    Proper safety procedures must be observed in all tasks, including the repair and use of hand and power tools used on projects.

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow direction by others so that you will be able to successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the hazard is encountered or may need to be given during exposure to the hazard.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours at a time while traveling and working in varied weather conditions

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those hazards previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. If you are unable to meet certain requirements, we may be able to provide some accommodations, excepting that which alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are written the same for all positions and therefore may not apply directly to your particular position.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a member of a team despite potentially stressful and difficult conditions. This may require problem solving on an interpersonal or group level as well as a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment: no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training and National Service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to effectively carry out the service work requirements

    + Appropriately represent the program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times

    Compensation and Benefits:

    + On-the-ground conservation work experience

    + Technical trainings and work skills development

    + Exposure to potential employers

    + Teamwork and leadership skills development

    + AmeriCorps Education Award and a weekly stipend.

    Substance Free:

    In accordance with a drug free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and while on organization property. AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited.

    Required SkillsRequired Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • ALCC Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Archeology Technician
    Conservation Legacy    Page, AZ 86040
     Posted 3 days    

    Title: ALCC Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Archeology Technician

    Stipend: $575.00 Weekly Living Stipend (+ Education award)

    Dates: Start date between 9/26/22 and 10/31/22

    Term: 20 weeks, Full time (40 hrs/week)

    Reports To: National Park Service, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

    Location: Page, AZ 86040

    Status: 675 hour AmeriCorps Service Term

    Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award $2,360.00 after each successful completion of term.

    Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps’ Mission

    It is the mission of the Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps to lead our Nations back to cultural and ecological well being. The Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps is specifically designed to engage Native American youth and young adults with offices in Acoma Pueblo, Albuquerque (Tiwa Territory), Gallup (Navajo Nation), Zuni Pueblo, and Hopi Nation. *Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps also serves local tribal communities in the regions we operate outside of our 5 offices. Native American applicants are preferred .

    National Park Service Mission:

    The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

    ALCC Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Archeology Technician Overview:

    This position is located in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, working with the Cultural Resources branch. As a unit of the National Park Service, Glen Canyon works to provide visitor access and enjoyment of the recreation area, while also managing and protecting natural and cultural resources.

    The archeology technician will work with NPS cultural resources staff to document, protect, and manage cultural resources in the park unit. The position is based in Page, AZ at the park headquarters, and the technician will work across the recreation area, which spans 1.25 million acres in northern Arizona and southern Utah.

    The technician will participate in completing archeological field surveys, recording archeology sites, completing site condition assessments, and conducting database management. The technician will gain an experience working across different areas of the park, including on the Colorado River, in riparian corridors, in canyon terrain, and on upland plateaus, and will learn about diverse archeological and historic features. The technician will also have the opportunity to learn about technical report writing, work with State Historic Preservation Office requirements, use of a Geographic Information System (GIS) to manage cultural resources, and other aspects of historic preservation and conservation on federal lands. In addition, there will be opportunities for professional development, such as participation in relevant training, interaction with agency staff and partners, and exposure to National Park Service processes and, reporting requirements.

    Essential functions and responsibilities:

    + Assist cultural resources staff to plan and complete archeological field work

    + Participate in pedestrian survey, and find, document, and assess new archeological sites

    + Prepare archeological site records, GIS maps, and photographic records

    + Find and monitor existing sites and complete site updates and condition assessments

    + Monitor projects that may impact archeological sites through ground disturbance

    + Assist with cultural resource database management, including data entry, use of the Geographic Information System (GIS) for spatial data management, and use of NPS databases

    + Complete written trip reports

    + Periodic travel, overnight work, and non-traditional work hours, including weekends and/or evenings may occasionally be required

    Required Skills

    Required Skills and Qualifications:

    + Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Archeology, Anthropology, or a directly related field along with at least 15 credit hours in archeology related coursework

    + Completion of an archeological field school or similar level of volunteer/internship/work experience including field work experience of excavation and/or pedestrian survey

    + Experience using a GPS in the field to collect spatial data

    + Self-motivated and able to work independently after training

    + Ability to work effectively on a team to complete projects

    + Ability to work safely and productively in remote field settings, including under adverse conditions. This will include overnight camping or backpacking for multiple nights, hiking in rough terrain, and working in adverse weather.

    + Ability to pass a Department of Interior background check is required

    Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

    + Previous experience completing archeology field work in the Southwest US, and familiarity with prehistory and history of the Southwest

    + Understanding of the ArcGIS geodatabase format, and ability to edit attribute data, edit meta data, and create maps using ArcGIS

    + Interest in pursuing a career in archeology and/or National Park Service

    Required Experience

    + Ages 18-28

    + U.S. Citizenship-

    + Permanent Resident Card, INS form I-551

    + Alien Registration Card, INS form I-551

    + A passport indicating that the INS has been approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence

    + A departure record (INS 194) indication that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence

    + Valid driver’s license

    Apply Now!

    To apply, please submit an updated resume and letter of interest along with the online application. Contact ALCC IP Coordinators: Ryan Aguilar at raguilar@conservationlegacy.org or Red Thunder at gspoonhunter@conservationlegacy.org with any questions.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Work Outdoors! Conservation Crew Member Positions Open!
    Conservation Legacy    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 3 days    

    In our effort to keep our participants, employees, partners, and the public safe, Conservation Legacy follows a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring all participants and employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Providing proof of vaccination is required prior to the first day of service. If you have any questions, or need to request an exemption, please review our policy, here: COVID-19 Resources | Conservation Legacy (https://conservationlegacy.org/covid-19-resources) , or contact covid@conservationlegacy.org.

    Start Date: September 5, 2022

    End Date: December 9, 2022 or March 10, 2023

    Veterans Fire Crew Start: August 11, 2022

    Veterans Fire Crew End: November 16, 2022 or December 9, 2022

    Stipend: $400/wk for AmeriCorps Member positions, $425/wk for Veteran Fire Corps Members, issued bi-weekly with direct deposit or a program-issued debit card.

    Location: Flagstaff, AZ

    Benefits: AmeriCorps Segal Education Award; Paid training; Food budget while on project; Employee Assistance Program

    Crew Models

    General Field Crews:

    AZCC's Field Crew program engages motivated young adults (18-30) to complete challenging and impactful conservation service projects throughout Arizona and southern New Mexico. There is a variety of conservation projects with our adult camping crews!

    Indigenous Crews:

    A crew experience for Indigenous, young adults (18-30) looking to have a hands-on experience completing conservation projects on public lands. The power and impact of indigenous programming is due to the network of operational support from AZCC and the shared corps experience.

    Program Summary

    Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC):

    Arizona Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930's. AZCC is focused on connecting youth, young adults, and recent era military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. AZCC operates programs across Arizona that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation. AZCC has program offices in Flagstaff and Tucson. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. All members are responsible for finding housing while not on project.

    Project Work:

    AZCC AmeriCorps members serve a term of National Service in the State of Arizona and parts of the Southwest on professionally supervised crews as they explore a variety of opportunities for careers in the outdoors, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are provided opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional staff within Conservation Legacy, while gaining career perspectives working alongside agency staff from the US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, or Municipal, State, and Non-profit organizations that work on our nation's public and tribal lands. AZCC Crews will become proficient in environmental stewardship practices, general worksite safety, Leave No Trace principles, and outdoor living skills. Most crews receive First Aid trainings.

    Project work may vary due to seasonality and environmental safety concerns. Projects that crews typically work on may include, but are not limited to:

    + Trail construction and maintenance

    + Invasive species management, including pesticide application

    + Habitat restoration

    + Fence installation/repair

    + Land Management Inventory and Mapping

    + Fire fuels reduction

    + National Disaster Relief

    + Community Service

    + Recreation and facilities maintenance and construction

    Training:

    Most AmeriCorps terms will begin with an orientation: crew members who attend the full orientation will receive training on First Aid (typically Wilderness First Aid), Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and Diversity, and goal setting. Informal hands-on training will continue throughout the term with on- the- ground skills training.

    Depending on the project needs, crews may receive specialized training in herbicide handling, crosscut saw, chainsaw, dry stone masonry or rigging.

    Schedule:

    Generally, crews work a 8-day,10-hours/day ‘hitch’ schedule, while camping in front and backcountry settings. Typically, followed by 6 days off in the town of the home base office. Drive time to and from the work site from the home base office is typically included in the hitch schedule. Applicants should expect the project schedule and type of work to vary.

    Workdays will start with a Job Hazard Analysis safety meeting followed by a 15-minute warm-up exercise and a 15-minute stretch. Days will include two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch.

    Responsibilities of an AZCC Corpsmember:

    Members can expect to work long days and must successfully adapt to various climates and working conditions. Workdays will contain strenuous labor in remote settings and all weather conditions.

    While serving a term of National Service, AZCC crews are expected to work in diverse team settings. Respect for all members of the program, our partners, the public and the land they are visiting is expected.

    AZCC expects all members to represent the program in a professional manner at all times. Crew life will include our corps values of challenge, stewardship, dedication, community, integrity and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Members are expected to be timely, hardworking, flexible and complete all functions of the tasks assigned, including tough physical labor and hiking several miles to remote locations under adverse weather conditions.

    Members will be responsible for working under our Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques at all times

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living, travel, and work skills as appropriate to the project. Additionally, practice self-care by staying adequately hydrated, fed, and properly dressed, so as to remain healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Live in a physically demanding, possibly remote environment for an uninterrupted period of up to several weeks. Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and may include severe and challenging weather conditions. These remote locations may require up to 12 hours to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    The crew member must supply his/her/their own personal outdoor gear

    What We Provide:

    + Tools and Personal Protective Equipment

    + Transportation from office to projects

    + Budget for meals is provided while in the field

    + Field uniform shirts & First aid kits

    You Provide:

    + Transportation from home to the office

    + Camping gear, such as a tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad

    + Work pants and boots over the ankle

    + Day pack and multiday pack

    + Rain gear

    Qualifications:

    + Be between the ages of 18 and 25, there is some flexibility to accept members up to age 30.

    + Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.

    + Have a high school diploma or GED

    + All offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable:

    + A nationwide check of the National Sex Offender Public website;

    + A fingerprint-based check of FBI criminal history record; and

    + A check of the State criminal history record repository for the individual’s State of residence AND State of service,

    + Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.

    Physical, Emotional, and Mental Safety:

    Proper safety procedures must be observed in all tasks, including the repair and use of hand and power tools used on projects.

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow direction by others so that you will be able to successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the hazard is encountered or may need to be given during exposure to the hazard.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours at a time while traveling and working in varied weather conditions

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those hazards previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. If you are unable to meet certain requirements, we may be able to provide some accommodations, excepting that which alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are written the same for all positions and therefore may not apply directly to your particular position.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a member of a team despite potentially stressful and difficult conditions. This may require problem solving on an interpersonal or group level as well as a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment: no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training and National Service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to effectively carry out the service work requirements

    + Appropriately represent the program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times

    Compensation and Benefits:

    + On-the-ground conservation work experience

    + Technical training and work skills development

    + Exposure to potential employers

    + Teamwork and leadership skills development

    + AmeriCorps Education Award and a weekly stipend.

    Substance Free:

    In accordance with a drug-free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and while on organization property. AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited.

    Required Skills

    Required Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Work Outdoors! Conservation Crew Member Positions Open in Tucson!
    Conservation Legacy    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    In our effort to keep our participants, employees, partners, and the public safe, Conservation Legacy follows a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring all participants and employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Providing proof of vaccination is required prior to the first day of service. If you have any questions, or need to request an exemption, please review our policy, here: COVID-19 Resources | Conservation Legacy (https://conservationlegacy.org/covid-19-resources) , or contact covid@conservationlegacy.org.

    Start Date: September 9, 2022

    End Date: December 9,2022 or March 10, 2023

    Veterans Fire Crew Start: August 11, 2022

    Veterans Fire Crew End: November 16, 2022

    Stipend: $400/wk for AmeriCorps Member positions, $425/wk for Veteran Fire Corps members, issued bi-weekly with direct deposit or a program-issued debit card.

    Location: Tucson, AZ

    Benefits: AmeriCorps Segal Education Award; Paid training; Food budget while on project; Employee Assistance Program

    Crew Models

    General Field Crews:

    AZCC's Field Crew program engages motivated young adults (18-30) to complete challenging and impactful conservation service projects throughout Arizona and southern New Mexico. There is a variety of conservation projects with our adult camping crews!

    Native Affinity Crews:

    A crew experience for Native, young adults (18-30) looking to have a hands-on experience completing conservation projects on public lands. The power and impact of native affinity programming is due to the network of operational support from AZCC and the shared corps experience.

    Tucson Local Crews:

    This conservation crew is for young adults (18-30) from Pima County and the surrounding area interested in completing local conservation projects. Local crews for young adults provide members with job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work and personal and professional development. Crew members primarily live at home and work on projects during the day, however camping may be requested for certain projects.

    Crew Leader Development Program Crews:

    This AZCC crew is focused on connecting young adults (ages 21-30) aspiring to develop leadership skills with conservation service work projects on public lands. The goal of the leadership development program is to provide participants with a variety of training focused on hard skills as well as leadership through peer leadership activities to prepare members for leadership roles within the conservation corps setting. Upon completion of the leadership development program, members are encouraged to apply to be Assistant Crew Leaders, Crew Leaders or Youth Conservation Corps Mentors.

    Veterans Fire Corps Crews:

    The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, effective communication skills, initiative, and the desire to devote themselves (at least seasonally) to working alongside other military veterans, ages 21-35 years old, in an environmental setting. The crew will have to work together and maintain a flexible, positive, and professional attitude. The program engages participants in a cohort environment in which a team of recent-era veterans work together to train and complete natural resource management projects, specifically related to fire fuels management and fuels reduction using chainsaws. This crew model also helps recent-era veterans transition from military to civilian careers. Participants must be a military veteran, provide a copy of a valid DD-214, or relevant discharge paperwork, and be able to pass a USFS Pack Test at the “arduous” level (3-mile hike with 45-pound pack in 45 minutes)

    Youth Conservation Crews:

    Youth Conservation Corps members, ages 17-18, or 17-20, depending on the crew, will work on local projects within their own communities! It is a day program where members will meet in the morning, work all day and then go home at night. Members must be able to actively participate in environmental education activities and practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned. This includes safe use of and maintenance of hand and power tools as necessary.

    Covid Strike Team Crews:

    The USFS COVID Response Crew will help support recreation mitigation projects directly related to the impacts of high use due to the COVID-19 pandemic, performing activities such as cleaning up and restoring of campground infrastructure, performing basic maintenance and rehabilitation of trails including new social trails, and other recreation infrastructure projects and activities that are directly impacted from the high visitation use due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. (1 crew leader and 2 crew member positions available). Members should expect to camp during some of the term and should be comfortable interacting with the public. Camping accommodations will be provided at developed campgrounds.

    Program Summary

    Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC):

    Arizona Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930's. AZCC is focused on connecting youth, young adults, and recent era military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. AZCC operates programs across Arizona that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation. AZCC has program offices in Flagstaff and Tucson. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. All members are responsible for finding housing while not on project.

    Project Work:

    AZCC AmeriCorps members serve a term of National Service in the State of Arizona and parts of the Southwest on professionally supervised crews as they explore a variety of opportunities for careers in the outdoors, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are provided opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional staff within Conservation Legacy, while gaining career perspectives working alongside agency staff from the US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, or Municipal, State and Non-profit organizations that work on our nation's public and tribal lands. AZCC Crews will become proficient in environmental stewardship practices, general worksite safety, Leave No Trace principles and outdoor living skills. Most crews receive First Aid trainings.

    Project work may vary due to seasonality and environmental safety concerns. Projects that crews typically work on may include, but are not limited to:

    + Trail construction and maintenance

    + Invasive species management, including pesticide application

    + Habitat restoration

    + Fence installation/repair

    + Land Management Inventory and Mapping

    + Fire fuels reduction

    + National Disaster Relief

    + Community Service

    + Recreation and facilities maintenance and construction

    Training:

    Most AmeriCorps terms will begin with an orientation: crew members who attend the full orientation will receive training on First Aid (typically Wilderness First Aid), Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and Diversity, and goal setting. Informal hands-on training will continue throughout the term with on- the- ground skills training.

    Depending on the project needs, crews may receive specialized training in herbicide handling, crosscut saw, chainsaw, dry stone masonry or rigging.

    Schedule:

    Generally, crews work a 9-day,10-hours/day ‘hitch’ schedule, while camping in front and backcountry settings. Typically, followed by 5 days off in the town of the home base office. Drive time to and from the work site from the home base office is typically included in the hitch schedule. Applicants should expect the project schedule and type of work to vary.

    Workdays will start with a Job Hazard Analysis safety meeting followed by a 15-minute warm-up exercise and a 15-minute stretch. Days will include two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch.

    Responsibilities of an AZCC Corpsmember:

    Members can expect to work long days and must successfully adapt to various climates and working conditions. Workdays will contain strenuous labor in remote settings and all weather conditions.

    While serving a term of National Service, AZCC crews are expected to work in diverse team settings. Respect for all members of the program, our partners, the public and the land they are visiting is expected.

    AZCC expects all members to represent the program in a professional manner at all times. Crew life will include our corps values of challenge, stewardship, dedication, community, integrity and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Members are expected to be timely, hardworking, flexible and complete all functions of the tasks assigned, including tough physical labor and hiking several miles to remote locations under adverse weather conditions.

    Members will be responsible for working under our Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques at all times

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living, travel, and work skills as appropriate to the project. Additionally, practice self-care by staying adequately hydrated, fed, and properly dressed, so as to remain healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Live in a physically demanding, possibly remote environment for an uninterrupted period of up to several weeks. Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and may include severe and challenging weather conditions. These remote locations may require up to 12 hours to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    The crew member must supply his/her/their own personal outdoor gear

    What We Provide:

    + Tools and Personal Protective Equipment

    + Transportation from office to projects

    + Budget for meals is provided while in the field

    + Field uniform shirts & First aid kits

    You Provide:

    + Transportation from home to the office

    + Camping gear, such as a tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad

    + Work pants and boots over the ankle

    + Day pack and multiday pack

    + Rain gear

    Qualifications:

    + Be between the ages of 18 and 25, there is some flexibility to accept members up to age 30.

    + Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.

    + Have a high school diploma or GED

    + All offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable:

    + A nationwide check of the National Sex Offender Public website;

    + A fingerprint-based check of FBI criminal history record; and

    + A check of the State criminal history record repository for the individual’s State of residence AND State of service,

    + Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting

    Physical, Emotional, and Mental Safety:

    Proper safety procedures must be observed in all tasks, including the repair and use of hand and power tools used on projects.

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow direction by others so that you will be able to successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the hazard is encountered or may need to be given during exposure to the hazard.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours at a time while traveling and working in varied weather conditions

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those hazards previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. If you are unable to meet certain requirements, we may be able to provide some accommodations, excepting that which alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are written the same for all positions and therefore may not apply directly to your particular position.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a member of a team despite potentially stressful and difficult conditions. This may require problem solving on an interpersonal or group level as well as a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment: no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training and National Service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to effectively carry out the service work requirements

    + Appropriately represent the program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times

    Compensation and Benefits:

    + On-the-ground conservation work experience

    + Technical trainings and work skills development

    + Exposure to potential employers

    + Teamwork and leadership skills development

    + AmeriCorps Education Award and a weekly stipend.

    Substance Free:

    In accordance with a drug free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and while on organization property. AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited.

    Required Skills

    Required Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AZCC - Flagstaff - Crew Leader - Ongoing
    Conservation Legacy    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 3 days    

    In our effort to keep our participants, employees, partners, and the public safe, Conservation Legacy follows a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring all participants and employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Providing proof of vaccination is required prior to the first day of service. If you have any questions, or need to request an exemption, please review our policy, here: Conservation Legacy COVID-19 Vaccination Policy by Conservation Legacy - Issuu (https://issuu.com/conservationlegacy/docs/covid-19\_vaccination\_policy?fr=sMTE3MzIxMjMzNDU) , or contact covid@conservationlegacy.org.

    Dates: Ongoing

    Fall Orientation: August 15, 2022

    Start date: August 15, 2022

    End date: December 9, 2022 or March 10, 2023

    Veterans Crew Leader Orientation: August 1, 2022

    Start date: August 1, 2022

    End date: November 16, 2022 or December 9, 2022

    Stipend: $685-735/week for all Crew Leaders DOE

    Location: Flagstaff, AZ

    Benefits: Paid training, food budget while on hitch, Employee Assistance Program, some positions will offer health insurance benefits

    Crew Models

    General Field Crews:

    AZCC's Field Crew program engages motivated young adults, ages 18-25, to complete challenging and impactful conservation service projects throughout Arizona and southern New Mexico. With both camping crews and local day work crews, there are a variety of crews to choose from!

    Native Affinity Crews:

    A crew experience for Native, young adults (18-30) looking to have a hands-on experience completing conservation projects on public lands. The power and impact of native affinity programming is due to the network of operational support from AZCC and the shared corps experience.

    Tucson Local Crews:

    This conservation crew is for young adults (18-30) from Pima County and the surrounding area interested in completing local conservation projects. Local crews for young adults provide members with job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work and personal and professional development. Crew members primarily live at home, but may camp, and work on projects during the day.

    Crew Leader Development Program Crews:

    This AZCC crew is focused on connecting young adults (ages 21-30) aspiring to develop leadership skills with conservation service work projects on public lands. The goal of the leadership development program is to provide participants with a variety of training focused on hard skills as well as leadership through peer leadership activities to prepare members for leadership roles within the conservation corps setting. Upon completion of the leadership development program, members are encouraged to apply to be assistant crew leaders, crew leaders or youth conservation corps mentors.

    Veterans Fire Corps Crews:

    The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, effective communication skills, initiative, and the desire to devote themselves (at least seasonally) to working alongside other military veterans, ages 21-35 years old, in an environmental setting. The crew will have to work together and maintain a flexible, positive, and professional attitude. The program engages participants in a cohort environment in which a team of recent-era veterans work together to train and complete natural resource management projects, specifically related to fire fuels management and fuels reduction using chainsaws. This crew model also helps recent-era veterans transition from military to civilian careers. Participants must be a military veteran, provide a copy of a valid DD-214, or relevant discharge paperwork, and be able to pass a USFS Pack Test at the “arduous” level (3-mile hike with 45-pound pack in 45 minutes)

    Youth Conservation Crews:

    Youth Conservation Corps members, ages 17-18, or 17-20, depending on the crew, will work on local projects within their own communities! It is a day program where members will meet in the morning, work all day and then go home at night. Members must be able to actively participate in environmental education activities and practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned. This includes safe use of and maintenance of hand and power tools as necessary.

    Covid Strike Team Crews:

    The USFS COVID Response Crew will help support recreation mitigation projects directly related to the impacts of high use due to the COVID-19 pandemic, performing activities such as cleaning up and restoring of campground infrastructure, performing basic maintenance and rehabilitation of trails including new social trails, and other recreation infrastructure projects and activities that are directly impacted from the high visitation use due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. (1 crew leader and 2 crew member positions available). Members should expect to camp during some of the term and should be comfortable interacting with the public. Camping accommodations will be provided at developed campgrounds.

    Program Summary

    Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC):

    Arizona Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930's. AZCC is focused on connecting youth, young adults, and recent era military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. AZCC operates programs across Arizona that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation. AZCC has program offices in Flagstaff, Pinetop, and Tucson.

    Field Crew Project Work:

    AZCC AmeriCorps members serve a term of National Service in the State of Arizona and parts of the Southwest on professionally supervised crews as they explore a variety of opportunities for careers in the outdoors, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are provided opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional staff within Conservation Legacy, while gaining career perspectives working alongside agency staff from the US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, or Municipal, State and Non-profit organizations that work on our nation's public and tribal lands. AZCC Crews will become proficient in environmental stewardship practices, general worksite safety, Leave No Trace principles and outdoor living skills. Most crews receive First Aid trainings.

    Project work may vary due to seasonality and environmental safety concerns. Projects that crews typically work on may include, but are not limited to:

    + Trail construction and maintenance

    + Invasive species management, including pesticide application

    + Habitat restoration

    + Fence installation/repair

    + Land Management Inventory and Mapping

    + Fire fuels reduction

    + National Disaster Relief

    + Community service

    + Recreation and facilities maintenance and construction

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting

    Schedule:

    Generally, crews work a 9-day,10-hours/day ‘hitch’ schedule, while camping in front and backcountry settings. Typically, members will have 5 days off in the town of the home base office. Drive time to and from the work site from the home base office is typically included in the hitch schedule. Applicants should expect the project schedule and type of work to vary.

    Workdays will start with a Job Hazard Analysis safety meeting followed by a 15-minute warm-up exercise and a 15-minute stretch. Days will include two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch.

    Crew Leader Responsibilities

    Crew Leaders (CL) are responsible for facilitating a positive crew member experience by setting an example of enthusiasm throughout work and camp life. The CL works in tandem with the Assistant Crew Leader to communicate directions, project specifications, and constructive criticism throughout the term of service. The CL is expected to complete project and Corpsmember paperwork in a timely manner and professionally represent AZCC in project relations.

    Assistant Crew Leader Responsibilities

    Assistant Crew Leaders (ACL) are responsible for facilitating a positive crew member experience by setting an example of enthusiasm throughout work and camp life. The ACL works in tandem with the Crew Leader to communicate directions, project specifications, and constructive criticism throughout the term of service. The ACL will expand their role, learn leadership strategies, assume management duties including filling-in for the Crew Leader in project relations or completing paperwork when needed.

    Training

    The term begins with an intensive leadership training which focuses on developing outdoor leadership skills, goal setting, technical and field skills training and developing an understanding of AZCC procedures. We tend to approach this training with a train-the-trainer technique. Following leadership training, Corpsmembers will join leadership for orientation. This week-long orientation will consist of Wilderness First Aid, Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and Diversity, and goal setting. Depending on project needs, crews have possible specialized opportunities for instruction in herbicide handling, crosscut or chainsaw use and safety. Informal training will continue throughout the term with on-the-ground skills training to include things like tool maintenance, plant identification and an overview of public land management agencies.

    Expectations:

    AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The crew member must supply his/her/their own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/work boots, etc. A suggested gear-list will be provided prior to starting the term of service. AZCC will provide the tools, personal protective gear, budget for crew meals and transportation to projects. Additionally, AZCC has pro-deals and some gear available to borrow.

    Crew Leader Qualifications:

    + 21+ with some leadership experience

    + Flexibility, adaptability and capacity to work in a changing work environment including willingness to work a varying schedule. This position could also be deployed for national disaster relief, outside of the region, for multiple weeks at a time.

    + Excellent communication and teaching/mentoring skills, as well as, strong conflict resolution and team building skills.

    + Ability perform administrative duties, such as managing crew budget and documents and utilizing Microsoft programs.

    + Strong time-management skills and ability to work independently and in collaboration with a small group.

    + Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.

    + Must hold an official certification in Wilderness First Responder and CPR.

    + Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.

    + Have a high school diploma or GED

    + Pass background checks: all offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and Federal criminal background check

    + Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.

    Crew Leader Preferred Qualifications:

    + Prior AmeriCorps Service

    + Experience with backpacking, wilderness travel, camp management and outdoor leadership.

    + Professional technical certifications

    + Relevant Bachelor’s degree.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements: Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. If you are unable to meet certain requirements, we may be able to provide some accommodations, excepting that which alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are written the same for all positions and therefore may not apply directly to your particular position.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a member of a team despite potentially stressful and difficult conditions. This may require problem-solving on an interpersonal or group level as well as a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment; no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training and National Service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to effectively carry out the service work requirements

    + Appropriately represent the Program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance of up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand and follow direction by others so that you will be able to successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the hazard is encountered or may need to be given during exposure to the hazard.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours at a time while traveling and working in varied weather conditions

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those hazards previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness (where appropriate)

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living/travel and work skills as appropriate to the project. Additionally, remain adequately hydrated, fed, and properly dressed so as to remain generally healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Live in a physically demanding, possibly remote environment for an uninterrupted period of up to several weeks. Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and may include severe and/or trying weather. The remoteness is such that it may require at a minimum one hour, but perhaps in excess of 12 hours, to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    Substance Free:

    In accordance to a drug free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and while on organization property.

    Required SkillsRequired Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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