Natural Resources Crew Supervisor

  • San Rafael, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 1982, Conservation Corps North Bay (originally the Marin Conservation Corps) was the nation's first local nonprofit conservation corps.


Our mission is simple: if we harness the energy of youth to preserve and protect the environment, the entire community profits.

Job Description

The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor (NRCS) is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults and youths.  The NRCS will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration and trail building.


Corpsmember Supervision includes:

* Facilitating personal and professional development.

* Supporting educational goals.

* Provide training on tool use, teamwork, leadership skills and communication.

* Developing proper work habits.

* Providing corpsmember evaluations.

* Taking action to resolve inappropriate behavior and personnel issues.

* Documenting performance and learning accomplishments.

* Ensure that all safety procedures are followed.


Project Management includes:

* Conducting projects in a safe manner.

* Producing a level of productivity and quality that meets the expectations of CCNB and the client.

* Providing project specific training.

* Ensuring that all equipment is maintained properly.

* Tracking work hours on a daily basis.

* Documenting project accomplishments.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Demonstrated experience supervising and motivating young adults from diverse social, economic and educational backgrounds enrolled in a job-training program

* Experience in the operation of trucks and trailers

* Experience in the operation of hand and power tools

* Knowledge of conservation practices

* Ability to do strenuous work in adverse weather conditions

* Desire to work in a fast paced and diverse environment

* Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict and mediate disputes in a positive fashion

* Spanish language skills a plus

* Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification

* One point or less on DMV record, with ability to earn a California Class B driver's license and pass CCNB’s driving exam



Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


* At least two years of college education or vocational training in natural resource management, environmental studies, job training or counseling, from an accredited college or university

* Two years of supervisory experience including youth development, project management and the implementation of natural resource projects.

* Experience supervising youth from a wide variety of social, economic and educational backgrounds to work together as a team

* Experience serving and volunteering in the community. Must possess a strong service ethic and be able to instill this ethic into team members

Additional Information


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The NRC Supervisor works outdoors around equipment and machinery, walking on uneven ground and steep hillsides, with exposure to excessive noise, fumes and extremes in temperature. They may be expected to lift and move objects weighing up to 75 lbs, and carry objects at least ½ mile. NRC Supervisors frequently use special visual and auditory protective equipment. While performing the duties of this position, the NRC Supervisor is required to walk and stand; sit and bend; squat and climb; kneel and twist; to talk or hear. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; and reaches with hands and arms. The NRC Supervisor uses hands to perform simple and power grasping, and fine manipulation; to push and pull.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.