The Student Conservation Association

Contact Name: Sue Minor

Company/Organization/Agency: The Student Conservation Association

Address: 1230 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Email Address:

Contact Phone: (510) 832-1966

Job Title: SCA Mobile Bay Corps Project Leader

Job Description: Co-Manage a team of 10 local young adults during the work day and guide them through hands on service projects and environmental education curriculum. Restore and conserve habitat, as well as enhance community resilience and restore the Gulf economy, through the completion of priority restoration projects throughout the Gulf. Manage the team as they conduct invasive species removal, shoreline restoration, water quality monitoring, trail work and other management activities on habitat located on public and private lands throughout Mobile. This project is part of initial SCA demonstration project of gulf restoration following the settlement of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. There will be future leadership and career opportunities in coastal restoration and employment in the expanding gulf restoration economy.

-Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
-Current Basic First Aid & CPR required by the start of training (Wilderness First Responder preferred)
-Prior experience supervising groups of youth or young adults in an outdoor setting
-Preferred: Urban outdoor programming experience
-Experience with conservation work skills or related skills, preferred i.e. trail maintenance, trail construction, chainsaw, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening
-Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day, exposed to the elements and must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more
-Valid driver’s license and Motor Vehicle Record that meets SCA standards required
-Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards

Compensation: Weekly salary starts at $545/week (depending on experience)

Job Start Date: 1/2/2017

Application Deadline: 11/30/2016

Additional Information: To Apply: Visit us at to create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application. 

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