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$59,840

ANNUAL

$28.77

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Entry Level

$43,680

ANNUAL

$21.00

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Mid Level

$56,990

ANNUAL

$27.40

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$78,400

ANNUAL

$37.69

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  • AZCC - Coconino National Forest - Flagstaff YCC Mentors - Summer 2024
    Conservation Legacy    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 10 days    

    Dates: May 27 - July 26th

    Program Location: Flagstaff, Arizona.

    You will need to be able to travel to our Flagstaff office as needed, and will primarily be working in Flagstaff. If you are not local to Flagstaff, you will be camping in the Flagstaff area.

    Schedule:

    The schedule will be M-F, 8-hour days - up to 40 hours per week. One overnight experience for multiple days as an entire crew is anticipated during orientation week.

    Mentors will be camping all week unless they are local, usually starting Sunday night.

    Compensation

    $475/wk stipend + $200/wk housing allowance = $675/wk total, paid out bi-weekly

    YCC Mentor Summary:

    YCC Mentors will work in a team of two guiding a crew of up to 8 young adults, ages 17-20, in conservation projects in the Coconino National Forest. Mentors must provide training, leadership, and direction while leading their crews by example through hard work, safety, and enthusiasm. A passion for being outdoors and working with a team is required.

    Projects this year are likely to include trail construction and maintenance, fence work, recreation site maintenance, and a couple of days with wildlife/range data collection and monitoring.

    Training

    YCC Mentor leadership training will include some focus on youth-specific training. Topics may include: Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and Diversity, and goal setting. Depending on project needs, crews have possible specialized opportunities for instruction in trail structures, crosscut use, and safety. Informal training will continue throughout the term with on-the-ground skills training to include tools maintenance, plant identification, and an overview of public land management agencies.

    Expectations:

    AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. However, Coconino National Forest may provide a developed campground for Mentors, which includes running water and showers. The Mentor must supply his/her/their outdoor gear and equipment such as a day pack, work pants, hiking/work boots, etc. A suggested gear list will be provided before starting the term of service. Additionally, AZCC has pro deals and some gear available to borrow.

    Mentors will be camping all week unless they are local, usually starting Sunday night.

    Qualifications:

    + Be between the ages of 21 and 24

    + Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.

    + Have a high school diploma or GED.

    + Pass background checks: all offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public

    + Registry and Federal criminal background check.

    + Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.

    + Must have a valid driver's license and be eligible to be insured by us – for example no DUIs in the past 3 years.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. Suppose you are unable to meet specific needs. In that case, we can provide some accommodations, except that which alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are the same for all positions and may not apply directly to your situation.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a team member despite potentially stressful and challenging conditions. This may require problem-solving on an interpersonal or group level and a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment; no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program, including conservation projects, education, training, and National Service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues, and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to carry out the service work requirements effectively

    + Appropriately represent the Program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times.

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury, or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance of up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise, such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow directions from others so that you can successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the risk is encountered or must be given during exposure to the risk.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours while traveling and working in varied weather conditions.

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness (where appropriate)

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living/travel and work skills appropriate to the project. Additionally, remain adequately hydrated, fed, and appropriately dressed to stay generally healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and include severe and trying weather. The remoteness is such that it may require a minimum of one hour, but perhaps over 12 hours, to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    Substance Free:

    According to a drug-free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and on organization property.

    Required SkillsRequired Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AZCC - Coconino National Forest - Flagstaff YCC Member 2024
    Conservation Legacy    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 10 days    

    Timeline:

    Summer 2024

    June 3rd - July 26th

    What does it mean to be a YCC Member at AZCC?

    It means spending up to 10 hours a day outside in all weather conditions, working your hardest on a variety of projects focused on environmental conservation and habitat restoration. All while developing professional skills to be applied in future jobs within the field of natural resource management.

    Youth Conservation Corps members will work on local projects within their own communities! It is a day program where members will meet in the morning, work during the day and then go home at night.

    Members must be able to actively participate in environmental education activitie s and practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assi gned. This includes safe use of and maintenance of hand and power tools as necessary.

    Mostly importantly, participants must be willing to be an active member of a team, or crew, of up to eight individuals from different areas and backgrounds who are all interested in and committed to actively improving the natural world around them through a variety of projects all over Arizona.

    Our Ideal Candidate...

    Can work hard all day and loves to be outside

    H as an interest in the project work and a passion for conservation

    Isn't afraid to try new things or learn new skills

    Enjoys working as part of a team towards a common goal

    Likes to have fun!

    Roving Crew Project Work

    YCC crews operate in local communities, serving youth and public land from the same area. This is the posting for the Flagstaff crew.

    Projects will vary but could include things like trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, barbed wire fence construction, invasive weed removal, herbicide applications and many others. All projects require a willingness to work hard, be safe and have fun.

    Training

    Corpsmembers receive a variety of formal and informal training during their term of service. The first week of the term is committed to formal training and orientation that consists of Basic First Aid, Leave No Trace, Crew Culture and goal setting , team building and leadership.

    Informal training will continue throughout the term with on the ground skills training to include things like tool sharpening, plant identification and an overview of public land management agencies . There will also be opportunity to speak with people at Partner Agencies such as the Forest Service and National Park Service about future job opportunities and recommendations.

    Expectations:

    AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The Corpsmember must supply his/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots . AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects. Housi ng is not provided.

    Schedule:

    YCC crews work either Monday through Friday, for 8 hours a day, starting at 7AM and concluding at 3:30PM. Or Monday through Thursday working 10 hours a day, starting at 7AM and concluding at 5:30PM. The day starts with a stretch circle and safety meeting and includes two fifteen minutes breaks and a half an hour break for lunch.

    Compensation:

    Corpsmembers are paid a $400/wk living stipend plus a $200/wk housing stipend (before taxes, paid out biweekly) for the duration of the program.

    Required Skills

    Qualifications:

    To qualify, you must be 17 - 20 years old, and a US citizen that is working towards a high school diploma or GED. All offers are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry, State and FBI Criminal History checks, for those members over the age of 18.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. If you are unable to meet certain requirements, we may be able to assist you with some modification unless it alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are written the same for all positions and therefore may not apply directly to your particular position.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a member of a team despite potentially stressful and difficult conditions. This may require problem solving on an interpersonal or group level as well as a willingness to accept differences.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training and national service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to effectively carry out the service work requirements

    + Appropriately represent the Program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment; no harassment of others for any reason.

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance of up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand and follow direction by others so that you will be able to successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the hazard is encountered or may need to be given during exposure to the hazard.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours at a time while traveling and working in varied weather conditions

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those hazards previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living/travel and work skills as appropriate to the project. Additionally, remain adequately hydrated, fed, and properly dressed so as to remain generally healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Live in a physically demanding, possibly remote environment for an uninterrupted period of up to several weeks. Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and may include severe and/or trying weather. The remoteness is such that it may require at a minimum one hour, but perhaps in excess of 12 hours, to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness (where appropriate)

    Substance Free:

    + In accordance to a drug free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and while on organization property.

    Required SkillsRequired Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AZCC - Prescott National Forest - YCC Member 2024
    Conservation Legacy    Prescott, AZ 86304
     Posted 10 days    

    Timeline:

    Summer 2024

    June 3rd - July 26th

    What does it mean to be a YCC Member at AZCC?

    It means spending up to 10 hours a day outside in all weather conditions, working your hardest on a variety of projects focused on environmental conservation and habitat restoration. All while developing professional skills to be applied in future jobs within the field of natural resource management.

    Youth Conservation Corps members will work on local projects within their own communities! It is a day program where members will meet in the morning, work during the day and then go home at night.

    Members must be able to actively participate in environmental education activitie s and practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assi gned. This includes safe use of and maintenance of hand and power tools as necessary.

    Mostly importantly, participants must be willing to be an active member of a team, or crew, of up to eight individuals from different areas and backgrounds who are all interested in and committed to actively improving the natural world around them through a variety of projects all over Arizona.

    Our Ideal Candidate...

    Can work hard all day and loves to be outside

    H as an interest in the project work and a passion for conservation

    Isn't afraid to try new things or learn new skills

    Enjoys working as part of a team towards a common goal

    Likes to have fun!

    Roving Crew Project Work

    YCC crews operate in local communities, serving youth and public land from the same area. One crew will be operating in Prescott, while others will serve areas throughout Arizona. This is the posting for the Prescott crew.

    Projects will vary but could include things like trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, barbed wire fence construction, invasive weed removal, herbicide applications and many others. All projects require a willingness to work hard, be safe and have fun.

    Training

    Corpsmembers receive a variety of formal and informal training during their term of service. The first week of the term is committed to formal training and orientation that consists of Basic First Aid, Leave No Trace, Crew Culture and goal setting , team building and leadership.

    Informal training will continue throughout the term with on the ground skills training to include things like tool sharpening, plant identification and an overview of public land management agencies . There will also be opportunity to speak with people at Partner Agencies such as the Forest Service and National Park Service about future job opportunities and recommendations.

    Expectations:

    AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The Corpsmember must supply his/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots . AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects. Housi ng is not provided.

    Schedule:

    YCC crews work either Monday through Friday, for 8 hours a day, starting at 7AM and concluding at 3:30PM. Or Monday through Thursday working 10 hours a day, starting at 7AM and concluding at 5:30PM. The day starts with a stretch circle and safety meeting and includes two fifteen minutes breaks and a half an hour break for lunch.

    Compensation:

    Corpsmembers are paid a $400/wk living stipend plus a $200/wk housing stipend (before taxes, paid out biweekly) for the duration of the program.

    Required Skills

    Qualifications:

    To qualify, you must be 17 - 20 years old, and a US citizen that is working towards a high school diploma or GED. All offers are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry, State and FBI Criminal History checks, for those members over the age of 18.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. If you are unable to meet certain requirements, we may be able to assist you with some modification unless it alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are written the same for all positions and therefore may not apply directly to your particular position.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a member of a team despite potentially stressful and difficult conditions. This may require problem solving on an interpersonal or group level as well as a willingness to accept differences.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program including conservation projects, education, training and national service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to effectively carry out the service work requirements

    + Appropriately represent the Program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment; no harassment of others for any reason.

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance of up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand and follow direction by others so that you will be able to successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the hazard is encountered or may need to be given during exposure to the hazard.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours at a time while traveling and working in varied weather conditions

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those hazards previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living/travel and work skills as appropriate to the project. Additionally, remain adequately hydrated, fed, and properly dressed so as to remain generally healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Live in a physically demanding, possibly remote environment for an uninterrupted period of up to several weeks. Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and may include severe and/or trying weather. The remoteness is such that it may require at a minimum one hour, but perhaps in excess of 12 hours, to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness (where appropriate)

    Substance Free:

    + In accordance to a drug free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and while on organization property.

    Required SkillsRequired Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • shift supervisor - Store# 29866, UNIVERSITY & FOREST
    Starbucks    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 10 days    

    **Join us and inspire with every cup!**

    At Starbucks, it’s all about connection. People are at the heart of who we are, especially the people that are a part of our store team. We connect with each other, our customers and our communities to make a positive impact every day. We believe in working together to make a difference and in celebrating our shared success, which is why we call ourselves Starbucks “partners.” Starbucks is a place of warmth and belonging, where everyone is welcome, and we value the unique experiences that each partner brings to our team!

    As a Starbucks **shift supervisor** , you’ll be a role model of the store operations standards that define our _Starbucks Experience._ You’ll lead each shift, working alongside a team of baristas to deliver quality customer service and expertly-crafted products. You’ll be in an energetic store environment where you’ll have the ability to positively influence and guide others, maintain an encouraging team environment, and grow your leadership skills. We believe our shift supervisors are leaders in creating an uplifting experience for our customers and partners alike.

    **You’d make a great shift supervisor if you:**

    + Take initiative and act as a role model to others.

    + Enjoy working as a team and motivating others.

    + Understand how to create a great customer service experience.

    + Have a focus on quality and take pride in your work.

    + Are confident in leading, deploying, and guiding others.

    + Are open to learning new things (especially the latest beverage recipe!)

    + Are experienced with responsibilities like cash-handling and store safety.

    + Can keep cool and calm in a fast-paced, energetic work environment.

    + Have excellent communications skills.

    From free coffee to competitive pay, Starbucks is proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to our eligible part-time and full-time partners. Benefits include 100% tuition coverage through our _Starbucks College Achievement Plan_ , health coverage with a variety of plans to choose from, and stock & savings programs like our equity reward program, _Bean Stock_ . What’s more, Starbucks offers flexible scheduling and opportunities for paid time off. Visit starbucksbenefits.com for details.

    Benefit Information (https://www.starbucksbenefits.com)

    **Summary of Experience**

    + Customer service experience in a retail or restaurant environment - 1 year

    **Basic Qualifications**

    + Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodation

    + Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidays

    + Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality beverages and food products, cash handling and store safety and security, with or without reasonable accommodations

    + Six (6) months of experience in a position that required constant interacting with and fulfilling the requests of customers

    + Prepare and coach the preparation of food and beverages to standard recipes or customized for customers, including recipe changes such as temperature, quantity of ingredients or substituted ingredients

    + At least six (6) months of experience delegating tasks to other employees and/or coordinating the tasks of two (2) or more employees

    **Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

    + Ability to direct the work of others

    + Ability to learn quickly

    + Effective oral communication skills

    + Knowledge of the retail environment

    + Strong interpersonal skills

    + Ability to work as part of a team

    + Ability to build relationships

    _Starbucks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law._

    _We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply._

    _Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at_ [email protected]_ _._


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Natural Resource Specialist/Physical Scientist (Air Quality Specialist)
    Forest Service    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 14 days    

    Summary This is a Southwestern Region Regional Office position with a duty station in Phoenix, AZ. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating the smoke management planning, analysis, mitigation and monitoring needs of fire and aviation managers in Arizona. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Ron Sherron, 602-332-1099 / [email protected] OR Arthur Gonzales, 928-606-2632 / [email protected]. Responsibilities Collaborate with government regulatory authorities on technical aspects of air management. Coordinate air resources with entities from federal, state, and local governments as well as private air quality interest groups to address issues of common interest. Provide advice to units on compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Provide technical advice to fire management staff on smoke management in relation to air resources. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards. Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary. This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled in any of the job series listed below. Basic Requirement: GS-0401: Degree: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of study in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major field of study that included 24 semester hours in course work in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. Related course work generally refers to courses that may be accepted as part of the program major. OR Combination of education and experience that included 24 semester hours in course work in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position, AND experience sufficient to demonstrate that I possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform work in the occupation that is comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full 4-year course of study with a major in the appropriate field needed to perform the work of the occupation. GS-1301: Degree: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of study in physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. OR Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. In addition to meeting the basic requirement, you must also possess experience in the amounts listed below. Specialized Experience Requirement: For the GS-12: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as meeting two or more of the following: Coordinating with air resource entities from federal, state, county, and/or city governments, and/or private and non-government air quality interest groups on regulatory compliance and resource protection from air pollution affecting ecosystems; and/or Developing and/or reviewing monitoring plans and quality assurance/quality control plans for air management projects; and/or Maintaining an air quality monitoring database, providing data and reports to various users. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education See required education above. Additional Information Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployment Priority List (RPL), or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. Selections made under this authority will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Current civil service employees would be given a new appointment. This is a non-bargaining unit position. Forest Service daycare facilities are not available. Government Housing is not available. This position may be eligible to telework up to four days per week, based upon the duties of the position. This position may also be eligible for flexible work arrangements as determined by agency policy and any applicable collective bargaining agreements. The Forest Service may use certain incentives and hiring flexibilities, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract highly qualified candidates. Additional information is available at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/pay-and-leave-flexibilities-for-recruitment-and-retention/ Selectee will be responsible for tax obligations related to payments for moving expenses - 2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act, Public Law 115-97. Questions should be directed to the Travel Help Desk, 877-372-7248, Option 1, or email [email protected] We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AZCC - Tonto National Forest - GLOBE YCC Mentors - Summer 2024
    Conservation Legacy    Globe, AZ 85501
     Posted 17 days    

    Dates: May 27 - July 26th

    Program Location: Globe, AZ.

    You will need to be able to travel to our Flagstaff office as needed, and will primarily be working in Globe. If you are not local to Globe, you will be camping in the Globe area.

    Schedule:

    The usual schedule is Monday through Friday, for 8 hours a day, starting at 7AM and concluding at 3:30PM. Sometimes the schedule may be 4 days, working 10 hours a day, starting at 7AM and concluding at 5:30PM. The day starts with a stretch circle and safety meeting and includes two fifteen minutes breaks and a half an hour break for lunch. One overnight experience for multiple days as an entire crew is anticipated during orientation week.

    Mentors will be camping all week unless they are local, usually starting Sunday night.

    Compensation

    $475/wk stipend + $200/wk housing allowance = $675/wk total, paid out bi-weekly

    YCC Mentor Summary:

    YCC Mentors will work in a team of two guiding a crew of up to 8 young adults, ages 17-20, in conservation projects in Globe. Mentors must provide training, leadership, and direction while leading their crews by example through hard work, safety, and enthusiasm. A passion for being outdoors and working with a team is required.

    Projects this year are likely to include trail construction and maintenance, fence work, recreation site maintenance, and a couple of days with wildlife/range data collection and monitoring.

    Training

    YCC Mentor leadership training will include some focus on youth-specific training. Topics may include: Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and Diversity, and goal setting. Depending on project needs, crews have possible specialized opportunities for instruction in trail structures, crosscut use, and safety. Informal training will continue throughout the term with on-the-ground skills training to include tools maintenance, plant identification, and an overview of public land management agencies.

    Expectations:

    AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. However, Tonto National Forest may provide a developed campground for Mentors, which includes running water and showers. The Mentor must supply his/her/their outdoor gear and equipment such as a day pack, work pants, hiking/work boots, etc. A suggested gear list will be provided before starting the term of service. Additionally, AZCC has pro deals and some gear available to borrow.

    Mentors will be camping all week unless they are local, usually starting Sunday night.

    Qualifications:

    + Be between the ages of 21 and 24

    + Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.

    + Have a high school diploma or GED.

    + Pass background checks: all offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public

    + Registry and Federal criminal background check.

    + Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.

    + Must have a valid driver's license and be eligible to be insured by us – for example no DUIs in the past 3 years.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. Suppose you are unable to meet specific needs. In that case, we can provide some accommodations, except that which alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are the same for all positions and may not apply directly to your situation.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a team member despite potentially stressful and challenging conditions. This may require problem-solving on an interpersonal or group level and a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment; no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program, including conservation projects, education, training, and National Service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues, and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to carry out the service work requirements effectively

    + Appropriately represent the Program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times.

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury, or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance of up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise, such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow directions from others so that you can successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the risk is encountered or must be given during exposure to the risk.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours while traveling and working in varied weather conditions.

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness (where appropriate)

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living/travel and work skills appropriate to the project. Additionally, remain adequately hydrated, fed, and appropriately dressed to stay generally healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and include severe and trying weather. The remoteness is such that it may require a minimum of one hour, but perhaps over 12 hours, to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    Substance Free:

    According to a drug-free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and on organization property.

    Required SkillsRequired Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AZCC - Tonto National Forest - PAYSON YCC Mentors - Summer 2024
    Conservation Legacy    Payson, AZ 85541
     Posted 17 days    

    Dates: May 27 - July 26th

    Program Location: Payson, AZ.

    You will need to be able to travel to our Flagstaff office as needed, and will primarily be working in Payson. If you are not local to Payson, you will be camping in the Payson area.

    Schedule:

    The usual schedule is Monday through Friday, for 8 hours a day, starting at 7AM and concluding at 3:30PM. Sometimes the schedule may be 4 days, working 10 hours a day, starting at 7AM and concluding at 5:30PM. The day starts with a stretch circle and safety meeting and includes two fifteen minutes breaks and a half an hour break for lunch.

    One overnight experience for multiple days as an entire crew is anticipated during orientation week.

    Mentors will be camping all week unless they are local, usually starting Sunday night.

    Compensation

    $475/wk stipend + $200/wk housing allowance = $675/wk total, paid out bi-weekly

    YCC Mentor Summary:

    YCC Mentors will work in a team of two guiding a crew of up to 8 young adults, ages 17-20, in conservation projects in Payson. Mentors must provide training, leadership, and direction while leading their crews by example through hard work, safety, and enthusiasm. A passion for being outdoors and working with a team is required.

    Projects this year are likely to include trail construction and maintenance, fence work, recreation site maintenance, and a couple of days with wildlife/range data collection and monitoring.

    Training

    YCC Mentor leadership training will include some focus on youth-specific training. Topics may include: Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and Diversity, and goal setting. Depending on project needs, crews have possible specialized opportunities for instruction in trail structures, crosscut use, and safety. Informal training will continue throughout the term with on-the-ground skills training to include tools maintenance, plant identification, and an overview of public land management agencies.

    Expectations:

    AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. However, Tonto National Forest may provide a developed campground for Mentors, which includes running water and showers. The Mentor must supply his/her/their outdoor gear and equipment such as a day pack, work pants, hiking/work boots, etc. A suggested gear list will be provided before starting the term of service. Additionally, AZCC has pro deals and some gear available to borrow.

    Mentors will be camping all week unless they are local, usually starting Sunday night.

    Qualifications:

    + Be between the ages of 21 and 24

    + Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.

    + Have a high school diploma or GED.

    + Pass background checks: all offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public

    + Registry and Federal criminal background check.

    + Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.

    + Must have a valid driver's license and be eligible to be insured by us – for example no DUIs in the past 3 years.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. Suppose you are unable to meet specific needs. In that case, we can provide some accommodations, except that which alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are the same for all positions and may not apply directly to your situation.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a team member despite potentially stressful and challenging conditions. This may require problem-solving on an interpersonal or group level and a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment; no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program, including conservation projects, education, training, and National Service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues, and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to carry out the service work requirements effectively

    + Appropriately represent the Program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times.

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury, or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance of up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise, such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow directions from others so that you can successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the risk is encountered or must be given during exposure to the risk.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours while traveling and working in varied weather conditions.

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness (where appropriate)

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living/travel and work skills appropriate to the project. Additionally, remain adequately hydrated, fed, and appropriately dressed to stay generally healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and include severe and trying weather. The remoteness is such that it may require a minimum of one hour, but perhaps over 12 hours, to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    Substance Free:

    According to a drug-free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and on organization property.

    Required SkillsRequired Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Recreation Fee Technician
    National Park Service    Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
     Posted 20 days    

    Summary This position is located in Petrified Forest National Park, in the Visitor and Resource Protection Division. Responsibilities You will perform a variety of duties associated with the collection, deposit, tracking, and expenditure of fee revenue and donations collected from the public under legal authorities such as the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. In many instances, you are the first and only contact the visiting public has with an NPS employee. At this grade level, the position is primarily responsible for carrying out a wide variety of clerical and technical assignments that involve the application of fee program knowledge and the policies, procedures, and practices of fee collection. Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship required. Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication. Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males. Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required. Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. You may be required to complete training and operate a four-wheel drive vehicle. You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided. You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work. If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period. You may be required to travel overnight away from home. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes. Qualifications All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-05/30/2024-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement. Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time). If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience. To qualify for this position, you must possess one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: handling, tracking, or depositing monies; using software programs to maintain financial/accounting data (such as fee and stock data); performing fee collection, accounting or financial duties; or using tools or equipment (e.g., cash registers, calculators, etc.) to make sales transactions; ensuring accountability of funds and accurate financial records. You must include hours per week worked. -OR- EDUCATION: Successful completion of 4 years of education above high school (120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours) leading to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. One full year of academic study is 30 semester hours. (NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcript or a complete list of college courses taken that identifies for each course the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade received, and date completed. If you are qualifying based on education and you do not submit specific course work information as described, your application will be rated as not qualified. You must include transcripts. -OR- Successful completion of equivalent combination of education and experience. NOTE: only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. For example, 6 months of the specialized experience described in A above (50% of the experience requirement) and 1 academic year of study beyond the second year from an accredited institution (50% of the qualifying education), equals 100% of the total requirement. (You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts indicating the number of credit hours and courses in order to qualify based on a combination of experience and education). The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. You must include transcripts. Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work. If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. Additional Information A selectee receiving a first appointment to the Federal Government (Civil Service) is entitled only to the lowest step of the grade for which selected. The display of a salary range on this vacancy shall not be construed as granting an entitlement to a higher rate of pay. A Recruitment Incentive May Be Authorized for a newly selected employee when appointed to a permanent, temporary, or term position. A Federal employee who is transferring to the National Park Service from another component, bureau or Federal agency and who does not meet the conditions under 5 CFR 575.102 is not eligible for a recruitment incentive. A Relocation Incentive May Be Authorized for a Federal employee when the employee must move, as directed by the National Park Service (NPS) either through a management directed reassignment or selection for employment, to a different location at least 50 miles away from the one where his/her position of record held at time of selection is currently located, due to a need of the NPS. A relocation incentive is not the same as a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move and, as such, may be granted in conjunction with one another. Physical Demands: This position requires standing for long periods of time, as well as walking, bending, and lifting of moderately heavy items. Mental stress and physical fatigue occur due to the high volume of personal contacts and the responsibility of dealing with large amounts of money. If applicable, extreme physical exertion may be required while performing search and rescue, wildland firefighting, or emergency response duties. Working Conditions: This position typically works at an entrance station, campground office, fee office, remit office, visitor center, and/or visitor contact station. Work is often performed in small, outdoor structures with open windows which results in exposure to extremes of temperature, rain, snow, wind, and direct sunlight. Park areas may be geographically located in areas of high elevation, rugged terrain, or dense populations. High levels of vehicle noise and emissions may exist during heavy visitation periods. Duties may be performed alone and/or in isolated locations. Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a RA in your online application. Requests for RA for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for RA must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for RA are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, based on your adjudication decision. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a RA, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable\_Accommodations\_for\_USA\_Hire


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • barista - Store# 29866, UNIVERSITY & FOREST
    Starbucks    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 21 days    

    **Join us and inspire with every cup!**

    At Starbucks, it’s all about connection. People are at the heart of who we are, especially the people that are a part of our store team. We connect with each other, our customers and our communities to make a positive impact every day. We believe in working together to make a difference and in celebrating our shared success, which is why we call ourselves Starbucks “partners.” Starbucks is a place of warmth and belonging, where everyone is welcome, and we value the unique experiences that each partner brings to our team!

    As a Starbucks **barista** , you’ll create the _Starbucks Experience_ for our customers through excellent service and expertly-crafted products. You’ll be in an energetic store environment where you’ll have the ability to master your food & beverage craft, work alongside friends and meet new people every day. A cup of coffee and smile can go a long way, and we believe our baristas have the power to be the best moment in each customer’s day. True to _Our Mission & Values_ , working together we can nurture the limitless possibilities of human connection.

    **You’d make a great barista if you:**

    + Consider yourself a “people person,” and enjoy meeting others.

    + Love working as a team and appreciate the chance to collaborate.

    + Understand how to create a great customer service experience.

    + Have a focus on quality and take pride in your work.

    + Are open to learning new things (especially the latest beverage recipe!)

    + Are comfortable with responsibilities like cash-handling and store safety.

    + Can keep cool and calm in a fast-paced, energetic work environment.

    + Can maintain a clean and organized workspace.

    + Have excellent communications skills.

    From free coffee to competitive pay, Starbucks is proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to our eligible part-time and full-time partners. Benefits include 100% tuition coverage through our _Starbucks College Achievement Plan_ , health coverage with a variety of plans to choose from, and stock & savings programs like our equity reward program, _Bean Stock_ . What’s more, Starbucks offers flexible scheduling and opportunities for paid time off. Visit starbucksbenefits.com for details.

    Benefit Information (https://www.starbucksbenefits.com)

    **Summary of Experience**

    + No previous experience required

    **Basic Qualifications**

    + Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodation

    + Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidays

    + Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality beverages and food products, cash handling and store safety and security, with or without reasonable accommodation

    + Engage with and understand our customers, including discovering and responding to customer needs through clear and pleasant communication

    + Prepare food and beverages to standard recipes or customized for customers, including recipe changes such as temperature, quantity of ingredients or substituted ingredients

    + Available to perform many different tasks within the store during each shift

    **Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

    + Ability to learn quickly

    + Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed

    + Strong interpersonal skills

    + Ability to work as part of a team

    + Ability to build relationships

    _As a Starbucks_ _partner_ _, you (and your family) will have access to medical, dental, vision,_ _basic_ _and supplemental_ _life insurance_ _, and_ _other voluntary insurance benefits_ _._ _Partners have access to_ _short_ _-_ _term and long_ _-_ _term disability,_ _paid parental leave,_ _f_ _amily_ _e_ _xpansion_ _r_ _eimbursement,_ _paid vacation_ _that_ _accrue_ _s starting_ _at .01961 hours based on a_ _40 hour_ _week up to_ _40 hours_ _annually (_ _64 hours_ _in California)_ _after an introductory period_ _,_ _sick time (_ _accrued at_ _1 hour for every_ _25 or 30 hours worked_ _,_ _depending on work location_ _),_ _and_ _additional pay_ _if working_ _on_ _one of_ _eight_ _observed_ _holidays_ _._ _Starbucks also offers_ _eligible partners_ _participation in a_ _401(k)-retirement_ _plan_ _with employer match_ _,_ _a_ _discounted company stock_ _program_ _(S.I.P.), Starbucks equity program_ _(_ _Bean Stock_ _)_ _,_ _incentivized_ _emergency savings,_ _and_ _financial well-being tools_ _._ _Additionally, Starbucks offers_ _100%_ _upfront_ _tuition_ _coverage_ _for a first-time bachelor’s degree through Arizona_ _State University’s online program_ _via_ _the_ _Starbucks College Achievement Plan_ _, student loan management resources_ _,_ _and access to other educational_ _opportunities_ _._ _You will also have access to backup care_ _and_ _DACA reimbursement._ _Starbucks will_ _comply with_ _any applicable state and local laws_ _regarding_ _employee leave benefits, including, but not limited to providing time off_ _pursuant to_ _the Colorado Healthy Families and Workplaces Act,_ _in accordance with_ _its_ _plans and_ _policies._ _This list is subject to change depending on collective bargaining in locations where partners have a certified bargaining representative._

    _For_ _additional_ _information regarding partner_ _perks_ _and more_ _detailed_ _information_ _regarding_ _benefits, go to_ _starbucksbenefits.com (file:///C:/Users/rofunk/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/EHRXPAYM/starbucksbenefits.com)_ _._

    _At Starbucks, it is typical for new partners to be hired at the entry point of the range for their role, which is based upon geographic location. Individual compensation decisions are dependent upon the facts and circumstances of each position and candidate._

    _Starbucks is an Equal Opportunity Employer._ _All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law._

    _We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply._

    _Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at_ [email protected]_ _._


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AZCC Petrified Forest Mentor/Internship: Summer-Fall 2024
    Conservation Legacy    Petrified Forest, AZ
     Posted 24 days    

    Dates: May 27 - November 22nd, 2024 (26 weeks)

    Program Location: Petrified Forest, AZ

    Schedule:

    Summer: The schedule will be M-F, 8-hour days - up to 40 hours per week. One overnight experience for multiple days as an entire crew is anticipated during orientation week.

    After the YCC program: To be determined by Petrified Forest National Park.

    Mentors will be provided housing by the Petrified Forest National Park.

    Compensation

    $675/wk total, paid out bi-weekly. Housing provided.

    YCC Mentor Summary:

    YCC Mentors will work in a team of two guiding a crew of up to 8 young adults, ages 17-20, in conservation projects in Petrified Forest National Park. Mentors must provide training, leadership, and direction while leading their crews by example through hard work, safety, and enthusiasm. A passion for being outdoors and working with a team is required.

    Projects this year are likely to include trail construction and maintenance, fence work, recreation site maintenance, and a couple of days with wildlife/range data collection and monitoring.

    Petrified Forest Internship Summary:

    After the YCC season ends July 26th, the Mentor positions will transition into internships with the Petrified Forest National Park. Lead by a project partner from the Park, the interns will assist with various projects in the Park.

    Training

    YCC Mentor leadership training will include some focus on youth-specific training. Topics may include: Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and Diversity, and goal setting. Depending on project needs, crews have possible specialized opportunities for instruction in trail structures, crosscut use, and safety. Informal training will continue throughout the term with on-the-ground skills training to include tools maintenance, plant identification, and an overview of public land management agencies.

    Petrified Forest National Park will provide additional training for their interns for project-specific skills.

    Expectations:

    AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. However, Petrified Forest National Park may provide housing for mentors, which includes running water and showers. The Mentor must supply his/her/their outdoor gear and equipment such as a day pack, work pants, hiking/work boots, etc. A suggested gear list will be provided before starting the term of service. Additionally, AZCC has pro deals and some gear available to borrow.

    Mentors will be camping all week unless they are local, usually starting Sunday night.

    Qualifications:

    + Be between the ages of 21 and 24

    + Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.

    + Have a high school diploma or GED.

    + Pass background checks: all offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public

    + Registry and Federal criminal background check.

    + Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.

    + Must have a valid driver's license and be eligible to be insured by us – for example no DUIs in the past 3 years.

    Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:

    Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. Suppose you are unable to meet specific needs. In that case, we can provide some accommodations, except that which alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are the same for all positions and may not apply directly to your situation.

    Participation and Expedition Behavior:

    + Work effectively as a team member despite potentially stressful and challenging conditions. This may require problem-solving on an interpersonal or group level and a willingness to accept differences.

    + Contribute to a safe learning environment; no harassment of others for any reason.

    + Willingness and ability to complete all aspects of the program, including conservation projects, education, training, and National Service. Members must commit to participating in all crew/team activities, including service days in local communities where applicable.

    + Effectively communicate ideas and concerns as they arise directly to supervisors, colleagues, and organization staff.

    + Have the cognitive ability to learn necessary skills and apply them to carry out the service work requirements effectively

    + Appropriately represent the Program and AmeriCorps to the public and project partners at all times.

    Safety and Judgment:

    + Effectively communicate danger to others in the form of either a warning of danger others may be encountering or a notification of personal distress, injury, or need for assistance. You must be able to do so at a distance of up to 50 meters and in conditions with limited visibility or loud background noise, such as darkness or high winds.

    + Effectively perceive, understand, and follow directions from others so that you can successfully execute appropriate and perhaps unfamiliar techniques to manage hazards. These directions may be given before the risk is encountered or must be given during exposure to the risk.

    + Stay alert and focused for several hours while traveling and working in varied weather conditions.

    + Perceive and comprehend significant and apparent hazards, including those previously identified by others.

    + Respond appropriately to stress or crises.

    + If taking prescription medications, participants must be able to maintain proper dosage by self-medicating without assistance from others.

    Environmental Ethics:

    + Learn and practice ‘Leave no Trace’ techniques

    + Outdoor Skills and Fitness (where appropriate)

    + Learn and safely perform fundamental outdoor living/travel and work skills appropriate to the project. Additionally, remain adequately hydrated, fed, and appropriately dressed to stay generally healthy and safe, avoiding environmental injuries.

    + Conditions of this environment may vary significantly and include severe and trying weather. The remoteness is such that it may require a minimum of one hour, but perhaps over 12 hours, to reach the nearest advanced medical care.

    Substance Free:

    According to a drug-free workplace, alcohol and drugs are prohibited while participating in AmeriCorps and program activities and on organization property.

    Required SkillsRequired Experience


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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