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Conservation Field Crew Member

Deadline:
Employer:
American Conservation Experience
Job Field:
Forestry
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Regional/Multiple
Location Detail:
Asheville NC, Flagstaff AZ, Hurricane UT, Sacramento and Ridgecrest CA
Job Description:

American Conservation Experience is providing opportunities for experiential learning through which members can explore our public lands and do meaningful work to conserve the environment while supporting local communities. Participate in ACE's Crew program to experience your public lands in a whole new way while learning valuable job skills, making money towards education, and building lasting personal and professional connections. Start your journey with ACE today, and discover where your path will lead!

 

Members of our crew program can expect to get a wide range of experiences while working alongside land management professionals and ACE staff. Members learn new skills and do everything from building new trails, removing invasive plants, planting native plants, historic preservation, to fencing for wildlife and range management on public lands.

 

Member compensation and benefits offer exceptional value. This package includes free housing, program meals, industry recognized job skills training, project transportation, and puts $240 a week in your pocket. Members never have to worry about the headache of looking for temporary housing or the high cost of rent in the beautiful destinations ACE Crews are located in.

 

 

Start Date: Rolling start dates and various term lengths, ranging between 3-12 months. Primarily seeking candidates available in early 2023. Early consideration may also be given for future interest applicants.

 

Qualifications:

ACE is currently looking for enthusiastic young adults for crews across the country. Opportunities are currently available in California from state parks along the coast all the way into the High Sierras, to the high desert and forests of the Mountain West and Southwest, to working throughout the Eastern US from the Smokies to the Atlantic Ocean.

 

 

ACE Members must verify that they are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have requested and been granted a medical or religious exemption to vaccination by the time they start their term.

 

Salary:
$240/Week, AmeriCorps Education Award Upon Successful Completion
Benefits:

Additional benefit details include:

 

3 High quality and nutritious meals daily while on project- accommodating your dietary needs and preferences

Free Housing Accommodations on off days

Tent and camp kitchen supplies while working in the field

Transportation to and from worksites is provided by ACE

Access to a variety of outdoor pro deals with gear companies with exclusive discounts on the spectrum of outdoor gear ranging from 30-50% off MSRP.

Upon successful completion of a full term, AmeriCorps Members receive an additional Education Award of $3,172.50 (for 900 hours/24 weeks) or $1,678.57 (for 450 hours/12 weeks). This award can be used to pay education-related costs including tuition and payback of qualifying student loans. Individuals have 7 years to use the education award.

Comprehensive hands-on training that will prepare members to build a career in conservation. ----Training depends on the type of crew you join, but may include chainsaw, technical trail, herbicide, wilderness medical/first aid, Leave No Trace, outdoor leadership, backcountry skills and more, an average value of over $1,500.

Eligible student loans can be placed into forbearance while serving in AmeriCorps with ACE

Some Members are eligible for preferential hiring status following their term of service. Corps Members who serve a minimum of 640 total hours, with 120 of those hours on an eligible public land project, may qualify for Public Land Corps non-competitive hiring status when applying to future federal jobs.

How to Apply:

Upload your resume, cover letter, and professional references at the link below:

https://usaconservationcrew.applicantpool.com/jobs/829252.html

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