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Community Training Works, Inc.

Actively Recruiting:
Yes

Position title :
Crew Leaders

Deadline to apply :
Applications accepted on rolling basis

Town, City, Park, etc :
National Forests & Wildlife Refuges in Florida

State / Territory :
Florida

Benefits :
AmeriCorps,Education Award,Health Insurance,Public Land Corps Hiring Authority,Relocation Assistance

Attachments/Supplemental Materials :
CTW-Employment-Application.pdf

Organization/Program Description :

Community Training Works, Inc. is an environmental conservation corps that empowers individuals from all backgrounds and abilities to contribute purposefully to their community through education and hands-on experience.  We impact communities through work on public lands, roads and waterways.

We do this through performing significant work with public and private partner agencies through one of our programs.  We work in a crew based setting where young adults and veterans accomplish the projects.  Our Young American Conservation Corps (YACC) program works with public land agencies to improve trails and public space such as parks.  Our Coastal and Ecological Program (CEP) collaborates with public and private partners to improve coastal habitats along the Gulf coast and Eastern Atlantic shores.  And, our Youth Work Experience Program (YWEP) partner with public agencies to improve infrastructure and roadways throughout the southeast.

Position Description :

Two Full time permanent positions available

(with possibility of advancement to Supervisor.  This also can be a  one or two year long temporary position.)

Forestry Crew Leader

Working with CTW’s partners and primarily with the Fire division of the National Forests in Florida.  Hurricane debris removal on Interior forest roads on the Apalachicola National Forest.  You will work alongside and lead a crew of 5 clearing burn units on the forest. This project with a partnership with the forest service and AmeriCorps Transportation Infrastructure Program (TIP) as an effort to improve the accessibility of all the interior forest roads damaged by Hurricane Michael. Clear hazardous trees and downed trees from the interior roads throughout National Forest. Work with archaeologists performing shovel tests sifting for artifacts.

Habitat Specialist Crew Leader

For a project in the wildlife refuge working with a national archaeological partner carefully and mindfully clearing a beach access area to archaeologists’ standards where historically its a Native Indian archaeological site.  You will also be exposed to a species habitat improvement project on the same refuge where the crew is working with two threatened species.  Crew on this project will be clearing brush and trees and opening up an access area.  Experience with driving a skid steer a plus.

Both Crew Leader positions

These are paid full time permanent or full time temporary positions with Community Training Work’s Young American Conservation Corps program. We are a non profit 501 (c) 3 organization based in Crawfordville, Florida

Job Duties :

You will perform tree removal services primarily cutting up downed trees but occasionally felling hazard trees.  And removal of logs.  Responsibilities to lead a crew of 4-6 and report to the Field Manager.

Requirements :

Eligibility requirements

  • Chainsaw Safety Certification a Plus
  • Fire certifications a plus but will train
  • Must be between 18 and 30 years of age
  • Positive attitude
  • Leadership skills
  • Experience leading a crew
  • Experience with Chain saw
  • Passion for working outdoors

 

Contact Information :

Print, complete and return employment application to:  [email protected] or fax to 888-408-8275

Send with resume if you have one