Conservation Corps NL Green Team Leader & Members Full Time in Paradise, NL

Conservation Corps NL

Branch Paradise NL CA

Green Team Leader & Members
Paradise, NL

Interest in environmental sustainability. The Team will also conduct several Environmental Awareness Events, which will include a presentation, delivery of…

CCNL Zone 1-A

Peter Barry Duff Memorial Park Development Committee

Botanical Pond and Waterways Assessment and Redevelopment

Project Description: The Green Team will determine water flow throughout the park and identify issues relating to the change in flow rate and direction. Once key problems are identified, the team will make recommendations for potential solutions by compiling a report of the plans to alleviate issues. The team will also work to repair and upgrade the botanical pond. The Team will also conduct several Environmental Awareness Events, which will include a presentation, delivery of games, arts and crafts, and other activities. Period of employment is June 29th to August 21st, 2015.

Team Leader (1 Position): The Team Leader is the day-to-day supervisor for the Green Team. As such this person is responsible for the conductof Team Members and the work they undertake. The Team Leader ensures that the work required is properly assigned and carried out, and ensures that the project proceeds smoothly. This involves planning, maintaining discipline, daily acquisition of materials required, effective liaison with the Project Proponent and the Conservation Corps, troubleshooting, etc. A Team Leader is expected to demonstrate the ability to plan and organize and must have previous leadership and supervisory skills. This position is for eight weeks with a rate of pay $11.25 per hour
for 35 hours per week.

Team Member (3 Positions): The Team Member is an integral part of the Green Team. The Team Member follows the direction given by the Team Leader, has the ability to work well in a team environment and feels that s/he can make a positive contribution to the projects undertaken. This position is for eight weeks at $10.25 per hour for 35 hours per week.

Qualifications for this Project:

  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Physical ability to perform manual labor
  • Knowledge of watershed issues would be advantageous
  • Interest in environmental sustainability
  • Willingness to participate in public engagement, community outreach initiatives, and social media platforms
  • Experience in team setting
  • Youth aged 16-30

Additional Considerations: Required to get to and from worksite; applicant must have CSA approved boots and gloves; evening or weekend work may be required; one person on the Team will be required to have a valid driver’s licence and full-time access to a vehicle with adequate insurance. Reimbursement for vehicle mileage is in accordance with CCNL policy.

Application Process:

Please return a completed application form and resume to:
MAIL or IN PERSON: Suite 103, 10 Austin Street, St. John’s, NL, A1B 4C2
FAX: (709) 729-7270
EMAIL: [email protected]
Indicate the Green Team Job Ad Number and Project Title on your application.
Deadline for Applications is Thursday, June 4th, 2015.

For more information, contact Penny Moran, Regional Supervisor, by phone at 709-729-7269 or email [email protected]

Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador is a non-profit organization with a mandate to provide young people with meaningful work, training and educational opportunities in the areas of environmental and cultural heritage conservation and enhancement.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Paradise, NL, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-23
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