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Temporary Natural Resource Management Supervisor

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Senter - San Jose, CA
Full Time
High School
$26.06 - $28.60 Hourly
Road Warrior
Skilled Labor - Trades


Position Title: Field Site Supervisor, Natural Resource Management
Division: Social Enterprise
Department: Natural Resource Management
Reports to: Natural Resource Management Senior Manager
FLSA Status: Temporary Full-Time/Nonexempt
Compensation: $26.06 to $28.60 per hour
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:45am-4:15pm, occasionally evenings and weekends
Location: This position is 100% in person, located at 2650 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95111. Some presence may be required at our other location at 1560 Berger Drive.
Travel: Local travel may be required up to 80% of the time.

About the San Jose Conservation Corps (SJCC+CS):
San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School offers an engaging work environment focused on growth, teamwork, and making a positive impact. We value collaboration, respect diverse perspectives, and provide opportunities for employees to contribute their skills to create a hopeful and sustainable community. Whether you're passionate about education and development, environmental conservation, or community engagement, joining our team means embracing a shared commitment to service and the chance to make a meaningful difference. Be a part of our mission to create transformational change and learn more at

Position Summary:
The Field Site Supervisor implements the mission of the San Jose Conservation Corps and Charter School by using his/her leadership, supervisory and technical skills to develop the educational and work skills of young people enabling them to advance their own educational, personal, and career opportunities. The crew supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day tasks of the field project, and the supervision of a team of 4-12 at-risk youth ages 18-27 years old.

Job Duties:
• Transport crew to the job site with equipment trailer in tow
• Work on projects that include some of the following trades:
o Landscaping and environmental services,
o Trail maintenance and new trail construction,
o Natural Resource Management projects including but not limited to: in-stream enhancement eradicating non-native plant species and fire fuel reduction
o Roadside maintenance and safety
• Communicate with the project sponsor, sub-contractor, or contractor
• Organize, direct, and lead a crew of Corpsmembers to work efficiently to complete projects in the allotted timeframe, ensuring a high quality of work
• Build an outstanding production team by developing and working with Corpsmembers to build and support a team environment
• Determine manpower levels, material quantities, and equipment requirements for each project
• Ensure that SJCC+CS policies are upheld and followed on the job site.
• Collaborate with program staff
• Demonstrate role model behaviors on ethics and integrity as well as positively promote company culture
• Take appropriate safety precautions in the performance of job duties
• Oversee maintenance of vehicles, keys, gas cards, and registration papers. Complete pre and post-trip inspection before and after the use of any company vehicle.
• Emergency Response work
• Spikes (working in remote areas)

Corpsmember Development
• Be a mentor/role model to Corpsmembers while training them skills in different trades
• Build a good rapport with each Corpsmember
• Assist Corpsmembers in defining goals and creating a plan to reach those goals
• Provide constant feedback on Corpsmembers performance including monthly evaluations
• Consistently apply discipline and accountability as necessary
• Train Corpsmembers in proper work ethic, attitude, and personal appearance
• Develop, implement and monitor the Corpsmember education and training plan related to technical and personal skills needed to complete service assignments, including the required training in CPR/First Aid, communication, and conflict resolution

• Maintain accurate daily attendance rosters for Corpsmember payroll and project billing by using our internal project management system (the IQ system)
• Evaluate all assigned Corpsmembers once a month using the evaluation guidelines
• Fill out proper disciplinary action on Paycom as necessary
• Complete and submit all tailgate meeting reports to the Projects Coordinator
• Complete all vehicle inspections via Fleetio
• Complete end of day report

• Conduct tailgate safety meetings on a daily basis
• Conduct tailgate safety meetings, after all work-related accidents
• Keep written record of all safety meetings held and topics discussed
• Assure that Corpsmembers wear proper safety gear at all times
• Complete paperwork for every accident reported, assure that Corpsmembers work safely at all times
• Communicate vehicle/work-related injuries to the Project Director
• Identify common safety hazards
• Read and understand product labels

Salary and Benefits:
• Salary: Placement on the compensation scale is determined using a number of factors, including the candidate’s level of experience and education that either meets or significantly exceeds the minimum requirements.


Work Environment & Requirements:
Position requires sitting, standing, balancing or walking on uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, climbing, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, reaching overhead and making repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when inspecting work and operating assigned equipment, plus the ability to speak and to hear. The ability to lift, carry, push and pull tools, equipment
and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is required. The incumbent in this position works outdoors in all weather conditions, including wet, hot, and cold. In the course of work the incumbent may be exposed to biologic or infectious agents, unpleasant odors, fumes, smoke, dust and air contaminants, and insects. The nature of the work may also require the incumbent to use power, vibration, and noise-producing tools and equipment, drive motorized vehicles, work near moving equipment, vehicles or machinery, work on ladders or scaffolding or at heights. The incumbent may be required to use protective clothing, equipment, or devices, and may work near hostile or offensive individuals. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.

Equipment Used: The incumbent of this position will be utilizing various power tools, equipment, and Company vehicles. Vehicles include mainly passenger vans, and occasionally a pickup truck with a trailer or flat bed with the proper training.

Reasonable Accommodations: The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, SJCC+CS will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

NOTICE: The statements herein are intended to give a broad description of this job function and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties and/or projects may be assigned.

SJCC Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. The Corps and School does not discriminate based on an individual's race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, hair style, hair texture or any other basis prohibited by law. Working at SJCC+CS means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. SJCC+CS makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Employment At-Will:
The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School is an “At-Will” employer. This means that employment with SJCC+CS is voluntarily entered into and staff members are free to resign at any time. Similarly, SJCC+CS may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause or prior notice, as it deems appropriate. This at-will employment relationship can be changed only in a written agreement signed by the staff member and the Executive Director of

All new hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination absent an approved medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. If a new hire is in the process of being vaccinated, their start date may be adjusted to a future date after they have been vaccinated. Fully vaccinated means at it has been at least two weeks since the person has completed the entire recommended initial series of a COVID-19 vaccine.

To Apply:
To apply, please complete an application via the San Jose Conservation Corps’ website at The application deadline is 11:59 PM on September 30, 2023. Please allow adequate time to complete the application and submit before the deadline or the system may not save your application. If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided.

Please contact Hefziba Owens, Recruiter / Onboarding Specialist via email at if you have any questions.


Minimum Qualifications:
• High school Diploma or GED
• 1 year of supervisory experience leading young adults, OR;
o Equivalent experience that demonstrates the ability to work in team-oriented settings and lead others
• 1 year in any of the following areas: trail maintenance and construction, invasive species treatment, hazardous fuels reduction, habitat restoration, litter pickup, creek work.
• 1 year of work experience driving with passengers
• Proficiency in using tools/safety equipment appropriate for various work projects.
• The ability to solve problems in the field with minimal assistance.
• Strong commitment to improving the quality of life for urban youth.
• The ability to use, and teach others to use, power and hand tools safely.
• Knowledge of safe work practices and first aid/CPR.
• The ability to maintain detailed records and documentation.
• Customer Service Experience - able to identify and resolve customer concerns.
• Computer literate.

Driving Record and Requirements: If the position is offered and accepted, candidates must submit a copy of their DMV driver’s record. The candidate also must possess and continue to maintain a valid California Class C driver’s license and a clean driving record.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in the United States. Please be informed that San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School will NOT sponsor, represent, or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.
Medical Verification: State law requires all employees working with youth to provide medical verification of negative tuberculosis test results within the last year. Employees will also be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
Background Check and Fingerprinting: If the position is offered and accepted, candidates will be required to undergo Live Scan Fingerprinting as well as a background check, which includes a state and federal criminal history record check.
Drug Screen: If the position is offered and accepted, candidates will be required to undergo and pass a 5-panel drug screen.

Preferred Qualifications
• Adult Vocational teaching Credential – Landscaping
• Bi-lingual (English and any other language)
• Supervisory experience in a non-profit on-the-job training program or conservation corps / Youth Build setting
• Class B driver license with Passenger endorsement

San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School is a safe, inclusive environment that welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly encourage individuals from marginalized or underrepresented groups to apply. We understand that some applicants may feel discouraged when they see a long list of job requirements and do not meet every single criteria - we urge you to apply nonetheless. At SJCC+CS, we do not seek a "perfect" candidate because we
believe in our core values of Respect, Education and Development, Safety, Empathy, and Equity and Inclusion. If you are enthusiastic about making a difference, passionate about our mission, and dedicated to our values, we invite you to apply. Join us in creating a culture of excellence and transformational change.

Culture: Contributes to and maintains the desired organizational culture by outlining values and norms of expected behaviors; Demonstrates awareness of organizational values of Respect, Learning & Development, Safety, Empathy, and Equity & Inclusion.
Communication: Communicates with Corpsmembers on a regular basis, ensuring they understand their expectations, roles, and responsibilities. Regularly communicates with higher management to update on project status.
Team: Leads Corpsmembers to achieve project and professional goals.
Delegation: Effectively delegates tasks and projects to Corpsmembers in order to meet goals and objectives and ensure they are learning and developing new skills.
Flexibility & Risk: Embraces ambiguity and uncertainty, coping with and embracing changes in strategy from executive team.
Customer/Client Focused: Clear understanding of sponsors’ needs, preferences, interests, timelines and decisionmaking criteria.
Financial Acumen: Demonstrates understanding of policies and procedures regarding expenditures, budgets, and financial goals of the organization set forth by the executive team.
Best Practices: Knowledge of best practices in organizational operations.
Emotional Intelligence / Self Mastery: Demonstrates emotional intelligence and self-mastery by placing value in continued personal growth.
Data-Informed Decision Making: Reports data as requested in a timely manner. Quality of work is in line with the expectations outlined by the requesting party.