Seasonal Maryland Conservation Jobs Corps (CJC)
Crew Chief - 53 positions available
|Department||DNR - Maryland Park Service - State Wide Operation|
|Date Opened||3/20/2020 11:45:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||4/3/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$16.00 - $18.00/hour (depending on experience)|
|HR Analyst||Kyle Thompson|
53 vacancies; full-time
Contract Period: June 10, 2020 - August 18, 2020
LOCATION OF POSITION
CLYBURN ARBORETUM in Baltimore, Maryland (BALTIMORE CITY)
GUNPOWDER FALLS STATE PARK in Chase, Maryland (BALTIMORE COUNTY)
GWYNNS FALLS PARK in Baltimore, Maryland (BALTIMORE CITY)
HARRIET TUBMAN STATE PARK in Church Creek, Maryland (DORCHESTER COUNTY)
MERKLE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY in Upper Marlboro, Maryland (PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY)
PATAPSCO VALLEY STATE PARK in Catonsville (Hilton Area) and Marriottsville (McKeldin Area), Maryland (BALTIMORE & HOWARD COUNTIES)
SENECA CREEK STATE PARK in Gaithersburg, Maryland (MONTGOMERY COUNTY)
SUSQUEHANNA STATE PARK in Havre de Grace, Maryland (HARFORD COUNTY)
TAWES GARDEN in Annapolis, Maryland (ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY)
Main Purpose of Job
The Maryland Conservation Jobs Corps (CJC) is a five-week summer employment program for disadvantaged youth ages 14 - 17 operated by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Park Service. CJC uses outdoor experiential activities and the power of nature to enrich the lives of youth and prepare them for future success in the workforce. The Maryland Park Service is currently recruiting for multiple seasonal contractual positions for CJC Crew Chiefs for the CJC Program. You must indicate on the Supplemental Questionnaire the specific location(s) of interest for this recruitment.
The CJC Crew Chief is responsible for the overall supervision of a field-based crew. The program begins Monday - July 6th and concludes with a graduation ceremony on Friday - August 7th. Dates are subject to change. During this five-week period, full-time availability (40 hours/week) is mandatory. Dates that fall outside this period, including training are variable and may be less than 40 hours per week.
The CJC Crew Chief shall provide direction and guidance to CJC Corps Members and ensure they utilize strategies provided in training to maintain a safe and educational work environment for youth, including but not limited to the following:
● Proper professional work ethic and behavior.
● Ensure that projects are properly, professionally and completely executed to the satisfaction of site managers.
● Manage the data selected with work projects assignments as required by the CJC Program Director.
● Conduct regular crew-based Corps Member training and instructional presentations in critical areas related to safety and professional job performance including the following:
* First-Aid and workplace safety
* Environmental issues and conservation
* Community relations
* Work ethic
* Site-specific work project, goals and activities
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Prior work experience with youth.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education or experience in the field of park operations, recreation, education, business, administration, forestry, social sciences, or a natural resources related field
Previous work experience with at-risk youth
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Applicants must possess a driver's license valid in the State of Maryland, a good driving record, and must be 21 years of age (requirement for driving rental vans used during the program).
Possession of current certification in CPR for adult/child and First Aid is required.
Applicants must complete approximately 6 hours of mandatory online training by Friday, June 12, 2020.
Applicants must attend a mandatory training the week of Monday, June 29, 2020 to Friday, July 3, 2020 to be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (additional hours may be required and training dates subject to change).
Applicants must have a background investigation completed.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources Human Resources 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.
Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Kyle Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.