Hiring field positions for 2019

We are an equal opportunity employer and value an inclusive work environment. We encourage creativity, and reward self motivation and leadership. Our organization pursues meaningful achievements that lead to strategic outcomes. We work hard and we have fun. The work is difficult and equally meaningful. Everyone is welcome.

Our strongest employees and interns are those who work hard, demonstrate a commitment to service, and carry passion for public lands.

Wilderness Conservation Corps Interns

Work on trialing projects deep in Southwest Oregon’s and Northwest California’s most remote and commanding Wilderness. Develop your resume and gain skills. Remote enrichment period runs April 1 – June 5. Field period is June 21 – August 29.

Learn more and apply now.

Wilderness Conservation Corps Crew Leaders

Crew leaders report to our Deputy Field Director and are responsible for completing field projects of magnitude. Crew leads make between $16 and $18 an hour and receive plenty of overtime. All staff are eligible for our Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield group insurance plan after 60 days of employment. We pay 2/3rds of the premium.

• April 1 – June 15: Work side by side with our senior staff. Learn the ropes, complete technical projects, and prepare for summer.
• June 21 – August 29: Lead 10-person intern crews with support from other field staff. Crew leaders are responsible for day to day management of the crew.
• September 1 – October 15: Wrap up projects for the season.

• Ensure projects are completed on time with exceptional quality.
• Maintain tools and gear
• Supervise interns, staff, and volunteers
• Report on field conditions. Includes taking and organizing pictures.

• Experience on multi day backpacking trips
• Carry 70 pounds for up to 15 miles
• Ability to lead groups and work in high stress, highly volatile situations
• Ability to handle high pressure environment
• Excellent decision making skills
• Must be self motivated

We are not hiring field staff at this time, but feel free to put yourself on our radar. Email resume and cover letter to