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Posted: 06/06/2013

Great Basin Institute
Nevada Conservation Corps

The Great Basin Institute is an interdisciplinary field studies organization that promotes environmental research, education, and conservation throughout the West. The Institute advances ecological literacy and habitat restoration through educational outreach and direct service programs.

NCC Crew Supervisor
Professional Opportunity
Reno or Las Vegas, NV
$1,040 salary paid every two weeks


Challenge yourself as a leader of a 5-person crew while conducting critical conservation work in some of the Southwests most beautiful areas. Participate in our Fall program out of Reno, NV or year-round program out of Las Vegas, NV.  Work from the mountains of Nevada to the vast landscapes of the Great Basin and Mohave Deserts.


The NCC is always looking for experienced crew supervisors to tackle day-to-day responsibilities of crew life. NCC hires for this position year-round, and immediate long-term and seasonal openings are available.


Compensation: $1,040 salary paid every two weeks. Health and Dental benefits dependent on length of contract


Timeline: August 19, 2013 TBD


Projects May Include: Trail building and maintenance, exotic species removal, forest thinning, habitat restoration, riparian rehabilitation, fence building, erosion control, fire rehabilitation, and illegal road decommissioning. 

Essential Duties: 

o Leading 5 member crews on a variety of challenging conservation projects all over Nevada and other parts of the Desert Southwest;

o Enforcing NCC policies and ensuring that safety protocols are followed;

o Maintaining a positive and professional attitude at all times;

o Communicating with agency project staff;

o Complying with both production and quality standards of work;

o Timely reporting & paperwork for NCC administration on a weekly basis; and

o Facilitating in-field education sessions.

Qualifications: Supervisors must possess the skills to ensure crewmembers are properly trained on how to fulfill project goals safely, efficiently, and with quality standards. In addition, they must have the ability to properly complete all necessary paperwork for NCC administration. Ideal candidates will have at least 3 field seasons experience in restoration and conservation field projects. In addition, they must possess skills in trail building, chainsaw operation, and leading groups of young adults; as well as have a valid drivers license and clean driving record. GPS experience is desirable. Applicants must pass a complete criminal FBI and state background check.

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How to apply
Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, résumé, and a list of three professional references with contact phone numbers and email addresses to Genevieve Parker, Human Resources Coordinator, at gparker@thegreatbasininstitute.org. The Great Basin Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Genevieve Parker
Phone: 7023314140
Fax: 7024502603

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