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Superior Watershed: Now Hiring 2017

The Superior Watershed Partnership (Marquette, MI) is now hiring for seasonal 2017 Great Lakes Conservation Corps Crew members (ages 18-25). Please see the following job description, or visit http://superiorwatersheds.org/projects/great-lakes-conservation-corps for more information and links to apply.

Great Lakes Conservation Corps (GLCC)

Since 2000, GLCC crews have worked across jurisdictional boundaries in all fifteen counties of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to implement high priority hands-on conservation and restoration projects within three Great Lakes watersheds (Lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron). GLCC crews are trained and supervised by experienced crew leaders and are equipped with a truck, tools, safety equipment, and camping gear for overnight stays at remote sites if needed. All crews wear uniforms and receive First Aid training along with other project-specific training prior to each field season. GLCC crews gain experience in a wide range of conservation and community projects including, but not limited to:

-Climate change adaptation

-Stream restoration

-Erosion control

-Native pollinator habitat restoration

-Wildlife habitat restoration

-Tree planting

-Environmental monitoring

-Community pollution prevention

-Trail building

Crew Leader Job Description

GLCC Crew Leaders will be responsible for leading conservation crews consisting of 18-25 year olds. Leaders manage their crew on specific UP wide work projects, assigned throughout the field season. They are responsible for the safety of their crew, delegating tasks to ensure project deliverables are completed well, submitting weekly data sheets to supervisors, and organization of tools and supplies.

Crew Member Job Description

GLCC Crew Members work within a small team to complete UP wide projects. Learn to camp, cook, live and work in a community setting. Become an environmental steward as you gain the knowledge of various conservation techniques and skills to leave a lasting impact for generations to enjoy.

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