Current Walker Basin Conservancy Positions

Operations coordinator

Added March 13, 2019:

The Operations Coordinator will provide support for WBC’s Yerington field office and AmeriCorps program operations. Responsibilities will include working closely with AmeriCorps members and staff located in Yerington and the greater Walker Basin to ensure grant compliance and smooth field and office operations. The position will also assist the AmeriCorps Program Manager with tracking grant performance measures, managing AmeriCorps members, and preparing grant application documents and progress reports. These tasks require a high level of organization and administrative skills.

Temporary Seasonal Conservation Crew Leader

Added May 7, 2019:

The Temporary Seasonal Conservation Crew Leader will support field operations of the Walker Basin Conservancy to ensure the successful transition of retired farmlands to self-sustaining vegetation communities. The Crew Leader will oversee the operation of five or more AmeriCorps members on their team, including being responsible for safety, project performance, and some weekly administration paperwork for approximately 3 months during the summer season.

 

Current AmeriCorps Opportunities

9-WEEK AmeriCorps Positions

Updated April 30, 2019:

WBC is recruiting AmeriCorps members for a 9-week term from June 10 – August 8, 2019 OR June 17 – August 15, 2019 (dates flexible).

The Restoration Team Members will serve alongside other members and WBC Conservation Technicians conducting primarily invasive species removal and native plant re-vegetation within the Walker River Basin. Members may also work on recreational trail construction, sign installation, and fence construction. Members will work in conjunction with other WBC field staff, providing on the ground support to larger project operations.

13-WEEK AmeriCorps Positions

Updated April 30, 2019:

WBC is recruiting AmeriCorps members for a 13-week term from May 28, 2019 to August 22, 2019 (dates flexible).

The Restoration Team Members will serve alongside other members and WBC Conservation Technicians conducting primarily invasive species removal and native plant re-vegetation within the Walker River Basin. Members may also work on recreational trail construction, sign installation, and fence construction. Members will work in conjunction with other WBC field staff, providing on the ground support to larger project operations.

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six month americorps positions

Updated April 30, 2019:

WBC is recruiting 8 AmeriCorps members for a 900-hour term from May 28, 2019 to November 26, 2019 (dates flexible).

The Restoration Team Members will serve alongside other members and WBC Conservation Technicians conducting primarily invasive species removal and native plant re-vegetation within the Walker River Basin. Members may also work on recreational trail construction, sign installation, and fence construction. Members will work in conjunction with other WBC field staff, providing on the ground support to larger project operations.

AmeriCorps Assistant Crew Leader

Updated May 7, 2019:

WBC is recruiting an AmeriCorps Assistant Crew Leader for a 450-hour term from May 28, 2019 to August 22, 2019.

The Assistant Crew Leader will assist with the day-to day management of five or more AmeriCorps members on their team, including being responsible for safety, project performance, and some weekly crew paperwork for approximately 3 months during the summer season.