Field Crews

During the spring, summer, and fall, Utah Conservation Corps sends crews of 4-8 AmeriCorps members out to conduct trail and habitat restoration projects on Utah's public lands. As a UCC AmeriCorps member, 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 Recruiting for 2014 Positions! 

Field Bosses |  Crew Leaders  |  Spring Crew Members  |  Summer Crew Members  |  Fall Crew Members

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2014 Full Year Field Bosses 


2014 Positions filled

Field Bosses are responsible for assisting UCC Staff in the training, logistical coordination, and oversight of crews.  Field Bosses provide professional leadership and technical expertise to ensure crew leaders and members are properly trained and prepared to perform high quality work in a positive, safe, and fun environment.  This position splits time, approximately 75% in the field and 25% in the field office. 

UCC will have Field Bosses based out of each field office: Logan and Escalante Field Bosses will oversee adult crews working at front and back country project sites.  The Salt Lake City Field Boss will oversee urban, Bilingual Youth Corps, and Access to Service crews.  Please indicate your field office preference when applying for this position. 

CLICK HERE for the full position description.  Apply by submitting an Online Application.

  • AmeriCorps Living Allowance: $12,900 total, disbursed throughout term
  • AmeriCorps Education Award: $5,550
  • Health Insurance
  • Forbearance on qualifying student loans
  • Advanced Leadership Training
  • Utah State Restricted Herbicide Applicators Certification (Upon Completion of State Exam)

2014 Full Year Crew Leaders 


Full Year Crew Leader positions filled. Less than Full Year Crew Leader positions will be posted as they become available.

Crew Leaders are responsible for preparing and leading a 4-person crew in successful completion of habitat restoration and trail projects, as well as communicating with project sponsors and recording important project outcome data.

UCC will have Crew Leaders based out of each field office: Logan and Escalante based Crew Leaders travel to and camp near their project site during the project week and return to their base for off time between projects.  Salt Lake City based Crew Leaders complete projects in the Salt Lake City vicinity and return to their place of residence each night.  

Full Position Posting click here.

BENEFITS (full year position)
  • Americorps Living Allowance: $12,750 total
  • AmeriCorps Education Award: $5,550
  • Health Insurance
  • Leadership Training
  • Leave No Trace Educator Training
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certification
  • UCC Chainsaw and Rock Work Training
  • Trail Construction and Design Training

2014 Crew Members 

Summer 450hr AmeriCorps Term  May 19 - Aug 8 

Summer-Fall 900hr AmeriCorps Term  May 19 - Oct 31

Fall 450hr AmeriCorps Term  Aug 11 - Oct 31

Accepting applications for all of 2014.  Applications will be reviewed and the selection process will begin 3-4 months before the start of the season.

Crew Members are part of a 4-person crew, completing habitat restoration and trail trail projects on Utah's public lands. Logan and Escalante based Crew Members travel with their crew to project sites and spend 4-8 days working and living (usually camping) at that location before returning to their base site to for off time and to prepare for their next project. 

Salt Lake City (SLC) based crews work on projects on public lands within the metropolitan area and in the canyons and forests just outside SLC.  Members work a regular day schedule and return to their place of residence each evening.  

  • 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.

  • AmeriCorps Living Allowance ($3,300 for 450hr terms; $6,600 for 900hr terms)
  • AmeriCorps Education Award ($1,468 for 450hr terms; $2,775 for 900hr term)
  • 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 (not applicable for fall)