Stewardship Crew Project Lead

Mt. Adams Resource Stewards (MARS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2004, is seeking an exceptionally motivated, creative and team-oriented individual to advance efforts to develop a high capacity natural resource/forestry stewardship crew. The successful candidate will work with MARS staff and partners to further develop our stewardship crew whose functions are integrated with a growing number of field projects for which MARS is responsible. 

Functions/activities of the crew typically include labor-oriented work, such as fuels reduction, prescribed burn unit prep and support during prescribed burning operations, tree planting, timber stand improvement, invasive/noxious weed control, and fence building, as well as more technical tasks such as timber sale layout/marking and data gathering support for monitoring plots.

The Crew/Project Lead will work with MARS staff to develop a strategy for project permanence and expansion, to include refining and maintaining timetables and financial plans for crew buildout. The Crew/Project Lead’s responsibilities are diverse and centered around overseeing a smoothly and safely operating crew that can consistently meet production targets.

Day-to-day activities could range from:

  • operating a chainsaw or heavy equipment to 
  • managing crew personnel issues to 
  • representing MARS at meetings with project partners and assisting with grant proposal development. 

Full job description and application instructions
Application deadline: Open until filled (start February 2019)

Employer: Mt. Adams Resource Stewards (MARS)
Location: Glenwood, WA