Conservation Project Leader

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, March 23, 2018, 11:45pm


United States


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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the upcoming Western Roving Corps Team. Project Leaders are an integral part of the success of our teams and they will be expected to strive for proactive communication, create a culture of growth, and professionally represent themselves and SCA. The Project Leader position is filled with a diversity of tasks and responsibilities and offers a great opportunity to highly motivated candidates who are looking for an engaging and challenging atmosphere. For this project, the Western Roving team will travel to different federal agency field sites around the Western United States completing work projects at each site. Projects may include: trail work, wildland fire fuels reduction, wilderness restoration, data surveys, facilities maintenance, fence construction or repair, and invasive species monitoring and/or removal. Applicants of this project should be prepared for difficult terrain with a wide range of weather conditions.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Act as a Crew Manager guiding crew dynamics and facilitating teamwork 
  • Function as a Technical Advisor assisting in training corps members to complete quality work 
  • Serve as a Partnership Representative managing relationships with agency partner and ensuring successful and timely completion of work projects 
  • Perform tasks as a Program Administrator by communicating with SCA staff, completing documentation and managing a budget

Position Start Date:

Monday, April 2, 2018

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How to Apply:

Visit to create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application.

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Compensation Information:

$600 per week (depending on experience), paid biweekly