• RMNP Fall Crew Leader

    Job ID
    Position Type
    Full Time - Temporary
    Hiring Pay/Range
    Closing Date
    Open Until Filled
    Workforce Center
    Reporting Location : Location
    US-CO-Estes Park
  • Overview

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    This is a reposting of this position, if you already applied you do not need reapply as we have your information in our system.


    The RMNP Fall Crew Leader is a seasonal, supervisory position managing a crew of young adults who perform various construction projects in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Projects typically focus on exterior and interior finishing work, including painting, trim work, cabinet installation, landscaping, decking, and a variety of flooring. Crew Leaders will co-lead and work side-by-side with corpsmembers to complete construction projects in a variety of weather conditions.  This position will run from October 12-February 18, 2018.


    About Us:

    The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. Our programs empower corpsmembers to develop personal and professional skills, gain environmental awareness and actively engage in the community, while developing self-sufficiency to help them become productive members of our community. The LCCC is based in Fort Collins, Colorado and is an accredited corps through the Colorado Youth Corps Association and The Corps Network.


    Position Information:

    Crew leaders are expected to work 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Crew leaders stay in RMNP staff housing, provided without charge, with the corpsmembers throughout the season. Crew leaders have no crew obligations on weekends. Please note that crews will not work the week of December 24 – 31 or federal holidays. This schedule may be modified due to training, weather, logistics, or other unforeseen circumstances as needed.


    Duties and Responsibilities:
    The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.

    Crew Leadership:

    • Supervise a crew of eight corpsmembers, ages 18 to 25, on a daily basis
    • Motivate and encourage corpsmembers to work and persevere in difficult and physically challenging work settings
    • Promote leadership while encouraging the development of teamwork, self worth, conflict resolution, effective communication, goal setting, decision making, and the building of community
    • Manage and monitor physical and emotional safety of the crew
    • Assist training corpsmembers in various trade skills and proper tool use
    • Maintain a safe working environment and enforce the use of appropriate personal protective equipment
    • Complete time sheets, evaluations, and incident reports, among other paperwork requirements
    • Facilitate teambuilding activities, environmental education, and job/life skills curriculum on a regular basis, or as projects determine appropriate
    • Implement Larimer County Conservation Corps policies and procedures
    • Safely drive a twelve-passenger van and trailer

    Project Implementation:

    • Complete various building projects and finishing work on the interior and exterior of park housing facilities
    • Perform duties expected of any corpsmember including construction work, meal preparation, meal preparation and clean up, and other day-to-day duties
    • Demonstrate the safe operation and maintenance of tools and equipment
    • Use technology to accurately complete digital daily and weekly logs
    • Coordinate logistics with project sponsors and Corps Manager
    • Report directly to Corps Manager


    To view the complete job description for this position, please click here.

    Required Qualifications:

    • 2-3 years of construction experience in various trades
    • Excellent leadership, organizational, and problem solving skills
    • Clear and effective communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Background working in construction trades, providing supervision to a diverse group
    • Proficient troubleshooting and conflict management skills
    • Possession of High School Diploma or GED
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado driver's license


    Physical Requirements:

    • Acceptable eyesight, including clear near and far vision, good depth perception
    • Adequate hearing to perform job function
    • Appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on the telephone and in public contacts
    • Fine and gross motor skills and use of arms, hands, and fingers to perform computer duties and operate equipment
    • Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects
    • Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach frequently or constantly 


    Environmental Conditions and Physical Surroundings:

    • Exposure to variable weather conditions, noise, dust, airborne particles, and vibration


    An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.


    This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time.  Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.

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    Employee Benefits

    Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  Temporary employees may qualify for medical benefits if eligibility requirements are met.


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