STOR Corps Crew Leader

National Forest Foundation Published: July 2, 2020
Location
Gunnison County, Colorado
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Outreach / Advocacy / Program Management /

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Description

~ The National Forest Foundation (NFF) works with communities and organizations to conserve and enhance the watersheds, wildlife habitat, wild places, and recreational opportunities across our 193-millionacre National Forest System. The NFF seeks to engage all Americans in this work. ~

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Position Overview

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a temporary Sustainable Tourism and Outdoor Recreation (STOR) Corps Crew Leader who is responsible for supervising up to 10 STOR Corps Crewmembers and work under the direction of the Gunnison County Stewardship Coordinator; assisting the STOR Committee, Gunnison County, and the National Forest Foundation (NFF) in in achieving sustainable recreation and environmental stewardship objectives in the summer of 2020.

Duties include:

Supervisor for Crewmembers, develop daily workplans, facilitate visitor outreach and education activities at local trailheads and campgrounds, tabling at events, and land stewardship work including trail work, habitat restoration, campground improvements, and other tasks as assigned 

Qualifications

  • Must possess an Associate or Bachelor’s degree or some combination of similar education;
  • Volunteer coordination experience is preferred;
  • Experience with outdoor recreation, volunteerism, education, and/or conservation and knowledge of or willingness to learn Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Gunnison County, and other public land management policies, procedures, and regulation; an understanding of natural resources issues in Gunnison County;
  • Be proficient in driving, hiking, and working in mountain environments;
  • Ability to represent Gunnison County and the NFF with diverse constituents in a clear and professional manager through excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills; and
  • Have a valid U.S. driver’s license.

Compensation & Location

  • This position is located in Gunnison County, Colorado.
  • Hourly rate is $23 per hour, and there are no benefits with this temporary position.

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply" below to email a cover letter and resume (in .pdf format) by email to Joe Lavorini.
  • Note in Subject Line: “Application for STOR Corps Crew Leader”.
  • Application Deadline: As soon as possible but no later than July 8, 2020. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

The National Forest Foundation is an equal opportunity employer maintaining a policy of nondiscrimination in all recruiting and employment practices on the basis of race, religion, political affiliation, physical disabilities, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin. The Foundation is a multicultural and diverse organization. All employees are respected, accepted, and appreciated for their unique and important contributions to the mission. The National Forest Foundation offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.

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