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San Francisco Conservation Corps

Actively Recruiting:
Yes

Position title :
Natural Resources Crew Supervisor

Deadline to apply :
Applications accepted on rolling basis

State / Territory :
California

Benefits :
Dental Insurance,Vision Insurance

Organization/Program Description :

San Francisco Conservation Corps (SFCC) provides professional job and educational development opportunities for individuals 18-26 years of age through a variety of environmentally focused community service-based programs. SFCC operates our farm and horticulture program to host a 6-8-week summer job training program for minors, as well as, a yearlong horticulture training program for 18-26-year old young men and women. This collaboration is in partnership the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

Position Description :

The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning. The NRCS will empower members to achieve their educational goals and assist the education department in teaching classes in field and classroom settings. The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor (NRCS) is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults. The NRCS will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, natural resources maintenance and restoration and trail building. The supervisor works under general SFCC administrative guidelines, exercising considerable independent judgment in adapting and applying these guidelines to specific situations. The NRCS is responsible for following and implementing all SFCC policies and procedures. Other duties may be assigned.

Job Duties :

Corpsmember Supervision

  • Facilitating personal and professional development. Supporting educational goals.
  • Providing training; including tool use, teamwork, leadership skills, work place communication.
  • Developing proper work habits. Providing quarterly evaluations.
  • Acting to resolve inappropriate behavior and personnel issues.
  • Documenting performance and learning accomplishments. Ensure that all safety procedures are followed.

Project Management

  • Conducting projects in a safe manner.
  • Producing a level of productivity and quality that meets the expectations of CCNB and the client.
  • Providing project specific training.
  • Ensuring that all equipment is properly cared for. Tracking work hours on a daily basis.
  • Documenting project accomplishments.
Requirements :

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated experience supervising and motivating young adults from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds enrolled in a job-training program
  • Experience in the operation of trucks and trailers Extensive knowledge of hand and power tools Knowledge of conservation practices
  • Ability to do strenuous work in adverse weather conditions
  • Desire to work in a fast paced and diverse environment
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict and mediate disputes in a positive fashion
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification
  • Clean DMV record, with ability to earn a California Class B driver’s license

Education and Experience

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • At least two years of college education or vocational training in natural resource management, environmental studies, job training or counseling, from an accredited college or university
  • Two years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience in youth development, project management and the implementation of natural resource projects.
  • Experience supervising youth from a wide variety of social, economic and educational backgrounds to work together as a team
  • Experience serving and volunteering in the community.
  • Must possess a strong service ethic and be able to instill this ethic into team members

Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The NRC Supervisor works outdoors around equipment and machinery, walking on uneven ground and steep hillsides, with exposure to excessive noise, fumes and extremes in temperature. They may be expected to lift and move objects weighing up to 75 lbs. and carry objects at least mile. NRC Supervisors frequently use special visual and auditory protective equipment. While performing the duties of this position, the NRC Supervisor is required to walk and stand; sit and bend; squat and climb; kneel and twist; to talk or hear. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; and reaches with hands and arms. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to perform simple and power grasping, and fine manipulation; to push and pull.

Additional Benefits :

The NRC Supervisor position is an hourly, non-exempt position which is eligible for a full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K) retirement, and Vacation, Holiday and Sick pay). Starting pay for this position is $22 – 26 an hour.

Contact Information :

Please submit a resume and cover letter discussing your interest in this position. You can email this information to [email protected] Please include “Natural Resources Supervisor” in the subject line.

Additional Information :

The SFCC does not discriminate against any individuals on the basis of sex, sexual orientation or preference, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, creed, citizenship, status, ancestry, age, marital status pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, medical condition, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation.