Crew Supervisor

Job

Address:

Seattle, WA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen

Looking for an exciting opportunity to work outdoors across Washington State, and mentor young adults and military veterans? This job is for you! Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) is committed to creating an inclusive team environment as our AmeriCorps members develop skills in the environmental field. Our crew supervisors develop their own skills as well, through a variety of certifications offered to both supervisors and members (e.g. Hazwoper, Pesticide Applicator, and Wilderness First Responder, and more).

 

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team of young adults and military veterans with a wide range of skills and backgrounds
  • commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment
  • strong communications skills
  • knowledge of environmental restoration and enhancement
     

The WCC is housed within Ecology’s Shorelands and Environmental Assistance (SEA) program and consists of three subprograms: the original Corps Program, Veteran Conservation Corps, and Puget Sound Corps.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.

 

Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit.

To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov.

 

Local efforts... Diverse people... Statewide impacts

 

Duties

The Shorelands and Environmental Assistance (SEA) program helps communities manage shorelands and wetlands. Our primary focus is on state and local responsibilities for administering Washington state and federally-delegated laws. Our mission is to work in partnership with communities to support healthy watersheds and promote statewide environmental interests.

The program's Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) section is looking to fill Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) Crew Supervisor 1 positions located across the State of Washington.

This is a project position that is funded until September 30, 2019, with a possibility of extension.

This posting will be used to fill vacancies in our North Puget Sound region which includes the following counties: King, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties and is open continuous.

When applying for these positions, you are entering your name into a candidate pool. There may or may not be a vacancy at the time you apply. Please visit our WCC job page to see if we have current openings.

If interested in being considered for ALL Statewide opportunities, you MUST apply for all 4 job announcements for the WCC Crew Supervisor 1 positions.

A position could come open at any time. It is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible.

The applications expire every 90 days. If you want to continue to be considered for the WCC Crew Supervisor positions, you must re-apply every 90 days.

This position will supervise a crew of Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) members in the performance of natural resource assignments.
 

As a supervisor, you may lead the following projects:

1)    Habitat Enhancement: environmental restoration, wetland mitigation, in-stream salmon recovery work, etc.

2)    Recreational Enhancement: Campground upgrades and maintenance, front and back country trail construction and maintenance, boardwalk installation, etc.

3)    Combination: Many WCC crews work on both project types, depending on the season.

As a leading AmeriCorps program with a nationally recognized disaster response program, WCC supervisors may also lead deployments to local and national disasters. WCC supervisors are empowered to share about AmeriCorps service opportunities and project highlights through local outreach efforts, in collaboration with WCC’s outreach team.

How to Apply: