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Urban Youth Corps-Crew Leader

Dubuque County, Dubuque, IA

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The Dubuque County Urban Youth Corps is seeking a Crew Leader. Job is temporary part-time, runs June 11-July 22, 2018. Members will work up to 40 hours a week for 6 weeks. The crew is made up of 4 members and 1 leader. Crew members will meet from 7am-3:30pm daily at Swiss Valley Nature Center in Peosta. The crew will work to complete trail improvement projects as well as other resource management projects. UYC will also assist in other projects with other parks, such as Heritage Trail and other Dubuque County parks. Applicants will perform a number of duties including but not limited to; basic trail maintenance and improvement, such as lopping, clearing, construction of structures, repairing older structures and exotic plant removal. If you enjoy hard work, exercise, working in the beautiful outdoors and helping the environment, this is the job for you!

The Crew Leader will supervise and coordinate the activities of the crew members. The Crew Leader will assist the Executive Director in preparing plans and completing work project reports. The Crew Leader will provide training on job safety, life skills and environmental education. A teaching background is preferred, but not required.

Benefits: In addition to working in a beautiful, natural setting, participants will receive uniform t-shirts, First Aid Training, and worker's compensation coverage. Pay is $15.00 per hour. Crew members will receive 8 hours environmental and life skills education each week and upon completion of the program there will be a recreational trip.

Requirements: Must by 18 years old. Applicants must be able to lift 25 lbs and perform a range of physical duties. Must be willing to work safely as part of a team and respect others. Must enjoy working outdoors and getting their hands dirty. Must be willing to work under a variety of weather conditions, including rain and buggy heat. Must have a strong commitment to complete the program. No use of tobacco or illegal substances will be permitted.

Deadline to apply is 3pm 5/18/18. Resume in lieu of application not acceptable. Complete Dubuque County application which may be obtained from and returned to IowaWORKS, 680 Main St., 2nd Floor, Dubuque, Iowa.


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Req Num --
ID 510850
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Part Time
Pay $15.00
Building and Grounds
Government/Public Service
First Shift

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Education High School/GED

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