• American Sign Language Crew Supervisor- Albuquerque/Santa Fe, Summer 2019

    Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque | US-NM-Santa Fe
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(3/22/2019 4:21 PM)
    Temporary Full-Time
    USD $520.00/Wk.
    USD $520.00/Yr.
    Targeted Job Start Date
    End Date
    # of Openings
    Service Term Length (Hours)
    Minimum Time Members must serve at least 300 hours
  • Overview

    Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC) is a nonprofit work, service, and training organization serving communities throughout New Mexico. The American Sign Language (ASL) Crew Supervisor will manage a diverse crew of young adults aged 18 to 25.  In partnership with the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy & New Mexico School for the Deaf, corpsmembers of each crew will be both hearing and hearing-impaired, with American Sign Language as the commonality between all members and the main form of communication within the crew. The ASL Crew Supervisor will be a mentor and leader for the crew, ensuring safe and efficient completion of conservation projects in the outdoors, while also providing structured opportunities for personal and professional development both on and off the work site.

    Position Type: Seasonal, full time, non-exempt

    Schedule:        40 hours per week, excluding lunch. Schedules may vary based on project location and crew.  7:00AM - 3:30PM Monday-Thursday, & every other Friday. 

    Reports to:      MRG Program Coordinator 


    Location:          Albuquerque/Santa Fe


    Dates:               May 20-August 9, 2019


    Project Management

    • Directly supervise a crew of 6 to 9 members in the completion of projects such as trail construction/maintenance, habitat/wetland restoration, erosion control, invasive species removal, restoration/repair of historic structures, and additional projects as assigned, meeting high standards of safety, quality and efficiency.
    • Provide on-the-job training and coaching to members to develop necessary project-related skills.


    Risk Management

    • Manage crew’s physical/emotional well-being and promote a culture of safety in all aspects of crew life.
    • Safely transport crew to/from project sites in an RMYC vehicle.
    • Respond to safety concerns with appropriate and timely decisions, keeping RMYC staff informed and consulting with staff as needed.


    Crew Management/Corpsmember Development

    • Maintain a healthy group dynamic by promoting inclusivity, communication, and conflict resolution.
    • Facilitate both formal and informal job, college readiness, and life skills trainings on an ongoing basis.
    • Serve as professional role model, upholding RMYC policies and holding members accountable for actions.



    • Prepare detailed, accurate weekly reports (time sheets, project data, training log, incident reports, job hazard analysis, etc.).
    • Communicate effectively during formal and informal meetings/debriefs with RMYC staff and agency partners.
    • Purchase crew-related supplies (such as gasoline) as needed, and properly document receipts and mileage.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • 21 years of age; valid, insurable driver’s license (without major citations)
    • Fluent in American Sign Language
    • Experience working with youth ages 17 - 25, preferably in a leadership, mentoring or instructional capacity.
    • Ability to analyze projects with RMYC staff, determine capability of crew to accomplish work assignments and best work methods, appropriate tools, safety methods, and materials.
    • Experience with building a positive group dynamic; confidence in working with diverse and challenging populations.
    • Excellent public speaking skills to conduct training sessions and facilitate group discussions.
    • Good attention to detail and ability to write accurate, thorough correspondence and reports.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or higher medical certification.
    • Two or more seasons of experience with outdoor conservation projects.
    • Two or four-year degree in natural resources, outdoor education, teaching, or related field. 
    • Experience with applying Leave No Trace principles.
    • Proficient driving 12-passenger vehicles, 4WD Vehicles, and towning trailers.


    Physical and Environmental Requirements

    • Work outdoors in challenging weather conditions.
    • Regularly traverse uneven terrain while carrying tools, gear, or other equipment; balance, stoop, kneel, reach, push, pull, lift, and grasp
    • Reach with hands and arms, lift or move up to 60 pounds, and perform twisting and swinging motions.
    • Receive detailed information through oral communication; convey important spoken instructions accurately and effectively.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual preference or disability.


    Please attach cover letter and resume as a single file for consideration. 


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