Seasonal Maryland Conservation Jobs Corps (CJC) Crew Chief
Eighty- Two (82) vacancies
|Department||DNR - Maryland Park Service - State Wide Operation|
|Date Opened||1/13/2017 4:18:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||4/26/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||new $16.00/hour, returning $17.00/hour|
|HR Analyst||Charles Hecker|
Eighty-two (82) Vacancies
Contract Period: June 2017 – August 2017
LOCATION OF POSITION
GUNPOWDER FALLS STATE PARK in Chase, Maryland (BALTIMORE COUNTY)
GWYNNS FALLS PARK in Baltimore, Maryland (BALTIMORE CITY)
LAKE CLIFTON PARK in Baltimore, Maryland (BALTIMORE CITY)
MERKLE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY in Upper Marlboro, Maryland (PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY)
PATAPSCO VALLEY STATE PARK in Catonsville and Marriottsville, Maryland (BALTIMORE & HOWARD COUNTIES)
SENECA CREEK STATE PARK in Gaithersburg, Maryland (MONTGOMERY COUNTY)
SUSQUEHANNA STATE PARK in Havre de Grace, Maryland (HARFORD COUNTY)
Main Purpose of Job
The Maryland Conservation Jobs Corps (CJC) is a five-week summer employment program for disadvantaged youth ages 14 – 17 operated by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Park Service. CJC uses outdoor experiential activities and the power of nature to enrich the lives of youth and prepare them for future success in the workforce. The Maryland Park Service is currently recruiting for multiple seasonal contractual positions for CJC Site
Coach for the CJC Program. You must indicate on the Supplemental Questionnaire the specific location(s) of interest for this recruitment.
The CJC Crew Chief is responsible for the overall supervision of a field-based crew. The program begins Monday – June 26th and concludes with a graduation ceremony on Friday – July 28th. Dates are subject to change. During this five-week period, full-time availability (40 hours/week) is mandatory. Dates that fall outside this period, including training are variable and may be less than 40 hours per week.
The CJC Crew Chief shall provide direction and guidance to CJC Corps Members, ensure they utilize strategies provided in training to maintain a safe and educational work environment for youth, including but not limited to the following:
● Proper professional work ethic and behavior.
● Ensure that projects are properly, professionally and completely executed to the satisfaction of site managers.
● Manage the data selected with work projects assignments as required by the CJC Program Director.
● Conduct regular crew-based Corps Member training and instructional presentations in critical areas related to safety and professional job performance including the following:
* First-Aid and workplace safety
* Environmental issues and conservation
* Community relations
* Work ethic
* Site-specific work project, goals and activities
Experience: Prior work experience with youth.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).
Education or experience in the field of park operations, recreation, education, business, administration, forestry, social sciences, or a natural resources related field is preferred.
Previous work experience with at-risk youth is preferred.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Applicants must have a valid Driver’s License, be 21 years of age (requirement for driving rental vans used during the program), and a good driving record.
Possession of current certification in CPR for adult/child and First-Aid is required.
Applicants must attend a mandatory training the week of Monday, June 19th to Friday, June 23rd to be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (additional hours may be required and training dates subject to change).