The Field Coordinator (FC) staff position is responsible for the coordination and logistical support of all MCC activities which occur in the field. Primary duties include direct support of Crew Leaders and Crew Members for adult, youth and specialty programs, with emphasis on the development and delivery of technical skills training, technical and logistical coordination and support for MCC crews in the field, communication between MCC and project partners, management of MCC vehicles, tools and gear, as well as shared monitoring and implementation of MCC’s program and administrative components. Additional activities will include teaching and modeling fundamental skills to participants, field visitation to help ensure the successful and safe completion of MCC projects, providing technical guidance to crews, and ensuring compliance with MCC policies and procedures. The FC will work closely with all MCC crews—field, youth and specialty—within the region. The FC is supervised by the Regional Program Manager and is expected to maintain good communication between all MCC offices, project partners and crews in the field. The position has recurring access to vulnerable populations.
Term of Employment
1/22/2018 – 11/9/2018
MCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, sex, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political beliefs, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
While this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position, it is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All Montana Conservation Corps positions may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.
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- At least two years of college or military experience, or equivalent work experience.
- Minimum age of 21.
- Previous leadership experience, skills, or training.
- Previous experience teaching or training young adults.
- Current Advanced Wilderness First-Aid/CPR certification required, advanced levels of First-Aid preferred.
- Effective written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work as part of a team, and able to balance responsibilities to multiple demands.
- Possess relevant technical skills including, but not limited to, trail maintenance and construction, crosscut and chainsaw use and maintenance, fencing, stream bank restoration, and other natural resource work.
- Applicant should also possess experience with a wide range of power and hand tools.
- Saw skills necessary to obtain operator certification at, or above, B-Faller level
- Experience and skills leading and training groups in Leave No Trace principles and wilderness travel ethics.
- Willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to two weeks at a time.
- Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in rugged terrain, often wearing a 60lb backpack and carrying tools.
- Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools.
- Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check.
- Ability to pass a Criminal History Check.
About Montana Conservation Corps
Inspiring young people through hands-on conservation service to be leaders, stewards of the land, and engaged citizens who improve their communities.