Live & Work Outdoors as Part of a Utah Conservation Corps Field Crew!
Have you ever been to Utah? Outdoor. Recreation. Mecca.
- Work sites are throughout Utah - in the mountains, deserts, canyon country, forests...!
- $1,100.00 / month
- No experience required
- Start Date:
- Job starts in about 1 month (Aug 20, 2018)
We are looking for hard working, adventurous folks to get out on the Utah public lands to complete habitat restoration and trail building projects. We provide you the training and the tools. You bring your passion for the outdoors, and if you want to kick-start your outdoor career, there's no better chance!
The season starts with two weeks of training (chainsaw, trails, outdoor living, wilderness first aid). Members are then placed on a 4-person crew and spend the rest of the season working at various project sites throughout Utah. Each crew has a unique project schedule. Crews are at their project site for 4-10 days at a time; they return back to their base field office for off time between project weeks.
Have you been to Utah before? Off-time from this job doesn't get any better! There are endless recreational opportunities for hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and national park touring within a couple hours of every field office. And fall is a perfect season to take it all in.
- August 20 - November 15, 2018
Locations: (base out of this field office, work throughout the state)
- Cedar City
Members receive regular living allowance payments ($550 twice/month), an AmeriCorps Education Award ($1527), excellent experience in conservation field work, and valuable training. If you want to kick-start a career in the outdoors, here's your chance!
**Working for a conservation corps is an opportunity to accumulate service hours towards non-competitive hiring status with some federal public land management agencies**
- Great attitude!
- Ability to work hard as part of a small team
- Love of the outdoors
- Willingness & ability to camp and work in all weather conditions
- At least age 18 (no upper age limit)
- Able to commit to the full seasonal term dates
- Eligible to serve in an AmeriCorps term
Additional information about Utah Conservation Corps can be found at www.utahconservationcorps.org
How to Apply
Please complete our online application at the link provided. You can indicate your field office preference on the application.