Quercus Land Stewardship Services
Requirements for all Crew Leader positions
- Ensure the safety of the crew at all times.
- Foster teamwork, cooperation, and professionalism among crew members.
- Communicate effectively with clients, the general public, and other Quercus staff.
- Be proficient in the duties of the Land Stewardship Technician.
- Organize and direct the activities of a crew of 2 to 5 Land Stewardship Technicians.
- Obtain job requirements from the Project Manager and communicate them to the crew.
- Identify job hazards and conduct safety briefings.
- Develop and carry out a plan for completing the job within the time allowed and with the resources
- Adapt the job plan as necessary in response to changes in job conditions or other factors.
- Support and work with the crew as needed to complete the job.
- Operate off-road vehicles including 4-wheel drive truck, compact tractor, skidsteer, ATV
- Recognize equipment maintenance and repair needs, resolve or communicate to Shop Manager.
- Lead After Action Reviews to address safety issues, lessons learned
- Document daily activities on time sheets and job reports.
- Create or mark up maps and aerial photos to illustrate work completed .
- Communicate status of projects to Project Manager.
- Identify potential additional or followup work.
- Be available for occasional overnight travel at company’s expense (up to 5 nights/month in some seasons)
Crew Leader – Prescribed Burns
- Completed wildland firefighter training (minimum S-130/190, S131)
- Experience on at least 10 prescribed burns over at least two burn seasons
- Experience on at least 3 prescribed burns as Crew Leader Trainee
- Organize and direct the activities of a squad of 2 to 5 Prescribed Burn Technicians, under direction of Burn
- Leader, to execute prescribed burns in grassland and woodland.
Crew Leader – Invasive Species Control
- Familiar with the herbicides used for site preparation and invasive species control
- Able to determine required concentrations and application rates to meet specific objectives
- Proficient with maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of spray equipment
- Organize and direct the activities of a crew of 2 to 5 Invasive Species Control Technicians to treat target
species in specified treatment areas
- Apply herbicides by broadcast spray application with ATV boom sprayer
Crew Leader – Tree and brush removal
- Completed Level 2 chain saw safety training: FISTA, Game of Logging, USFS, or equivalent.
- Proficient with directional felling
- Able to devise and safely execute a cutting plan for complex felling or down wood situations
- Proficient with maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of power saws and other equipment
- Organize and direct the activities of a squad of 2 to 5 Tree and Brush Removal Technicians to cut, process,
and dispose of trees and brush according to job specifications
- Starting Wage: $16-20/hr, depending on experience and qualifications.
- Overtime paid for over 10 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week.
- Full-time Permanent positions are contingent on a 60-day probationary period and receive the following
- Ability to increase wage based on additional certifications and longevity
- $50 Monthly healthcare stipend
- Eight paid holidays
- Paid time off accumulates at 2 hour per 40 hours worked
- Paid professional development time
- Paid volunteer time with local organizations (Prairie Enthusiasts, Nature Conservancy, etc)
- To apply, send a letter of interest and a resume to Brittany Pierpont, email@example.com.
To apply for this job please visit quercuslandstewardship.com.