Crew Members spend three or six months working and living outdoors as part of a Utah Conservation Corps crew in service to public lands and the communities that surround them. Crew Members are responsible for being a contributing member of their crew, upholding and abiding by UCC policies & procedures, and conducting themselves in a safe and productive manner. All crew members are trained in safe and proper tool use, project techniques, and outdoor living. Training topics include chainsaw and hand tool use, project techniques, and basic wilderness first aid. Crews complete projects on Utah's public lands related to habitat restoration, invasive species removal, fence construction, trail constructions or forest fire fuels reduction. Weekly project schedules are variable, where crews work 4-10 days in a row and then get off time proportional to the amount of time they have been in the field. Crews spend full-days working outdoors doing physically demanding work.
Leadership of a 4-8 person field crew. The Crew Leader serves as the main point of contact for a 4-person field crew to ensure project work is being completed in a quality, timely, and safe manner. Crew Leaders are responsible for providing guidance on project work, upholding UCC policies and procedures within the crew, maintaining a safe work environment, communicating with UCC staff and project partners, and submitting weekly paperwork.