Field Crews

Utah Conservation Corps sends field crews of 4-8 AmeriCorps members out to complete habitat restoration and trail projects on public lands throughout the state. As part of UCC AmeriCorps field crew, you can find yourself anywhere from the desert silence of Utah's red rock country to the remote alpine wilderness of the Wasatch mountains to the urban landscape where wild meets city.  Submit an application today!

  

Now Hiring 2015 Field Leadership Positions:

  • Field Boss - Northern Field Office (Logan, UT)
  • Field Boss - Central Field Office (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • Field Boss - Southern Field Office (Cedar City, UT)
  • Full Year Crew Leader - Northern Field Office (Logan, UT)
  • Crew Leader Trainee - Central Field Office (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • Crew Leader Trainee - Southern Field Office (Cedar City, UT)

Position and application information can be found below!

Field Bosses |  Full Year Crew Leader  |  Crew Leader Trainee  |  Crew Members  |  Fall Crew Members

Online Application    |    Solicitud en línea

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Field Boss

The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) Field Boss is an AmeriCorps position responsible for providing direct leadership and support to UCC field crews and assisting UCC field staff in seasonal trainings and logistical coordination.  The Field Boss is an integral member of UCC field operations, ensuring that UCC crews are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality conservation service work in a positive, safe, and fun environment.  

During the spring field season, the Field Boss performs primary leadership to Crew Leader Trainees and crews, spending nearly 100 % of their time in the field.  During the summer and fall seasons, the Field Boss is in the field approximately 75% of the time and assists in the UCC field office 25% of the time.  The UCC Field Boss will rove between crews and projects and may be asked to temporarily serve as crew leader, as needed. 

2015 Term Dates:  Jan 26, 2015 - Nov 13, 2015

Open positions in the following locations

  • Northern Field Office (Logan)
  • Central Field Office (Salt Lake City)
  • Southern Field Office (Cedar City)

Click HERE for full position description.

Apply by submitting an Online Application.

Application Review: 

Begins Nov 3, 2014; positions open until filled

2015 BENEFITS

  • AmeriCorps Living Allowance:  $725.00 paid twice a month
  • Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award:  $5,645.00
  • Health Insurance
  • Forbearance on qualifying student loans while in service
  • Conservation Leadership Training and Experience
  • Training Allowance for WFR course or in-season trainings 
  • Utah State Restricted Herbicide Applicators Certification (Upon Completion of State Exam)
 

Full Year Crew Leader   

Full Year Crew Leaders spend the spring, summer, and fall seasons leading a 4 person crew in the completion of conservation projects.  Enhanced training, leadership development, support, and evaluation is provided during the spring season.  Crew Leaders are fully responsible for preparing and leading their 4-person crew, as well as ensuring that UCC policies and procedures are followed, communicating with project sponsors, and recording important project outcome data.  

In this position, AmeriCorps members who have previous experience in conservation field work and leadership roles provide valuable direction to UCC crews while continuing to hone their skills.  

2015 Term Dates: Early Feb 2015 - Nov 13, 2015

Open Positions in the following locations

  • Northern Field Office (Logan)

Full Position Description: Click Here

Application Review: 

Begins Nov 17, 2014; positions open until filled

2015 BENEFITS 

  • Americorps Living Allowance: $675.00 twice a month
  • Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award: $5,645.00
  • Health Insurance
  • Forbearance on qualifying student loans while in service
  • Leave No Trace Educator Training
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certification
  • UCC Chainsaw and Rock Work Training
  • Trail Construction and Design Training

Crew Leader Development Crew

Crew Leader Trainees spend the spring season on a crew with other trainees.  While completing conservation project work, Crew Leader Trainees receive in-field leadership and technical skills training.  After demonstrating necessary leadership and conservation skills during the spring season, trainees are moved into a full Crew Leader position for the summer and fall field seasons, where they lead their own 4-person crew. 

In this position AmeriCorps members receive valuable leadership development, as well as continuing to gain and sharpen their technical skills.

2015 Term Dates: Early Feb 2015 - Nov 13, 2015

Open Positions in the following locations

  • Central Field Office (Salt Lake City)
  • Southern Field Office (Cedar City)

Full Position Description: Click HERE

Application Review: 

Begins Nov 17, 2014; positions open until filled

2015 BENEFITS 

  • Americorps Living Allowance: $640.00 twice a month while a trainee; $675 twice a month in full Crew Leader role
  • Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award: $5,645.00
  • Health Insurance
  • Forbearance on qualifying student loans while in service
  • Leadership Development
  • Leave No Trace Educator Training
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certification
  • UCC Chainsaw and Rock Work Training
  • Trail Construction and Design Training

 

Crew Members 

More information coming soon.  Application review begins 3 months before the start of the field season.

Crew Members live and work outdoors as part of a 4-8 person crew, completing various conservation projects in throughout Utah. Crews camp near their project site for the duration of the project week and generally return to their field office between project weeks.    

  • No conservation experience needed
  • Love of the outdoors necessary
  • Must be willing to work hard and be part of a team
  • General outdoor experience preferred

Must have ability to complete required AmeriCorps hours within term of service dates, be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, be age 18 by start date, and be able to pass a Federal Criminal History Check.

BENEFITS
  • AmeriCorps Living Allowance 
  • Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award 
  • UCC Chainsaw, Trails, and Rock Work Training
  • Leave No Trace Training
  • Wilderness First Aid Certification 
  • Summer members can earn college credit through USU's College of Natural Resources 

 

 

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