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Fire and Fuels Crew Lead

Deadline:
Employer:
Forest Stewards Guild

Job Field:
Forestry
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
New Mexico
Location Detail:
New Mexico

Job Description:

Forest Stewards Youth Corps (FSYC) is a program of the Forest Stewards Guild that provides employment and job training for youth in rural communities around New Mexico. FSYC has summer and fall programs with crews based out of U.S. Forest Service Ranger Stations and Jemez Pueblo. Must follow and enforce all FSYC COVID safety

protocols. Must be vaccinated against COVID-19 (medical and religious exemption requests will be reviewed and must follow the process outlined in The Guild COVID-19 Policy).

 

~ Position lasts from August 15th until mid November. Exact dates TBD.

~ Mandatory overnight training in August (1-2 weeks) ~ Will supervise 4 Crew Members.

~ Positions open in Mountainair, Espanola and Jemez Pueblo.

~ No-cost housing available in Mountainair.

 

Qualifications:

~ Experience in a leadership position working with

youth.

~ Ability to perform strenuous work outdoors for long

hours in rough country and inclement weather.

~ Excellent oral and written communication skills.

~ Ability to work independently.

~ Pass a background check.

~ Possess a valid drivers license and safe driving record.

~ Experience performing natural resource management

projects.

~ Must have previous outdoor leadership

experience.

~ Preferred candidate will be a qualified Wildland

FFT2. Greater preference will be given to

candidates qualified as FFT1 and/or that have previous

wildland firefighting experience.

~ Must be able to pass an arduous pack test.

Miscellaneous:

N/A

Salary:
17/hour
Benefits:

N/A

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application at

https://foreststewardsguild.org/fsyc/ and upload a resume, cover letter, and three references. All applications are open until filled so apply ASAP for priority consideration. Please contact Sam Berry (sam@forestguild.org, 541-816-6371) with any questions.

 

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