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 Greenbelt Park Trail Supervisor

Job Description: Conservation Begins Here.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adult members (18-25 years or age) for the Greenbelt Park, MD crew. The crew will be completing trail work, general maintenance, and campsite restoration. 

Position Dates: September 21st- November 22nd

Primary Responsibilities:
-Responsible for daily management and supervision of a team of six young adults.
-Manage team safety and development and work project completion.
-Leader is responsible for managing work outcomes and crew dynamics.
-Facilitate team operations: food planning, tools & equipment, work schedule, and vehicles.
-Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project.
-Manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment.
-Work collaboratively with agency on program logistics.
-Ensure successful completion of work project.
-Ensure compliance of SCA Risk Management policies/procedures.
-Identify and manage invasive vegetation by chemical and manual methods in sensitive natural areas

-Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
-Must have ability to legally work in the US
-Current First Aid certification & CPR required by the start of the training
-Experience working with youth or young adults (18+ years of age), teaching in an educational environment a plus
-Experience with conservation work skills or related skills, preferred i.e. trail maintenance, trail construction, chainsaw, carpentry, landscaping, invasive species removal, 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 MVR that meets SCA standards required
-Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
-Must have personal housing arrangements in program city

Compensation: $600 per week. Total salary depending on experience & program length

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

SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity.
For more information about SCA, visit us at

Job Start Date: 9/21/2017

Application Deadline: 9/15/2017

Additional Information:

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