Request for Qualifications: Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps Wilderness Trail Crew Members (2 openings)

Position Summary:  Are you up for challenging but rewarding work? Do you love the outdoors and remote places where you see few people and a lot of country? The Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps (CBYCC) is now hiring (2) 18-years old youth to assist the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ Wilderness Trail Crew. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to earn while you learn and be part of a team working to enhance and protect our Wilderness and natural resources.

Project Location: Crews will be based out of the Fenn Ranger Station on the Selway River.

Compensation and Work Schedule: CBYCC Wilderness Trail Crew members are paid $10 per working hour and will receive overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek (Sunday through Saturday). Wilderness Trail Crews will either work 9 consecutive days on duty and have 5 consecutive days off duty or 10 consecutive days on duty and have 4 consecutive days off duty, depending on which crew they are assigned to. This 14-day period is considered 1 hitch, and we anticipate our Wilderness Trail Crew members working 4 hitches. Wilderness Trail Crews typically work 80 hours over each hitch. Hitches begins on the first Tuesday of each pay period. Employment begins June 11, 2019 and ends August 6, 2019. Wilderness Trail Crew members will also receive per diem during their overnight stays.

Application Process: Applicants are required to submit a resume and cover letter that answers the questions specified in the complete Request for Qualifications no later than 9:00 am PDT June 3, 2019.

Contact Info: If you have questions regarding this position, please contact the Clearwater RC&D Executive Director, Barbie Miller, at (208) 883-4471 or hr@clearwaterrcd.org.

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