Title: SCYEC Crew Leader
Department: Sonoma Natural Resources Program
Reports To: SCYEC Field Supervisor
Location: Cotati, California
FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt from Wage and Hour Laws
Term: Temporary position, June 3 – August 16, 2013
Work Schedule: Mon-Thurs, 7:30am – 4:00pm; Friday, 8:00am –12:00pm
Directly Supervises: 8 SCYEC crew members
In the Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps (SCYEC), youth participants will work in crews to complete
quality projects which benefit the community and receive instruction on environmental stewardship.
Participation in SCYEC will lead youth to a sense of accomplishment, instill strong work ethic, encourage
the return to school, increase and/or reinforce the youth participants’ awareness between educational and
vocational skills acquisition, and enhance the future employability of youth participating in the program.
Youth will work on a variety of exciting project activities that will improve both their work ethic and
employment skills as well as the essential ecological functions that our natural environment needs to
sustain for future generations. The program consists of one 8 week session engaging youth in recycling,
habitat restoration and community service projects throughout Sonoma County. For the summer 2013, the
program will operate with four SCYEC Crew Leaders leading teams of 8 participants between the ages of
14 and 24 (teams will be grouped by age).
The SCYEC Crew Leader works under the direction of the SCYEC Field Supervisor providing daily
supervision to 8 crew members, planning daily logistics, leading environmental projects, transporting the
crew using a 12-passenger van and ensuring project quality. The Crew Leader will be responsible for
providing a safe environment, enforcing program rules, providing performance evaluations, conducting
disciplinary procedures, and facilitating personal development. SCYEC Crew Leaders must be
available for the entirety of the term (June 3 – August 16, 2013) for training, program operation
Crew Member Supervision:
Facilitate personal and professional development
. Support educational goals
. Provide training including tool use, teamwork, leadership skills and work place
. Develop proper work habits
. Provide evaluations
. Take action to resolve inappropriate behavior and personnel issues
. Document performance and learning accomplishments
. Ensure that all safety procedures are followed
Ensure safety procedures are followed at all times.
. Coordinate daily team logistics including materials & tools.
. Using a 12 passenger van, drive the team to and from the project sites.
. Produce a level of productivity and quality that meets the expectations of CCNB and the
. Provide project specific training
. Ensure that all equipment is properly used and cared for
. Track work hours on a daily basis
. Document project accomplishments