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Youth Corps Assistant Team Leader

Company: Boulder County, CO
Location: boulder
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Parks and Open Space of Boulder County is hiring 11 Youth Corps Assistant Team Leaders. The Assistant Team Leader is a temporary, seasonal position with the Boulder County Youth Corps summer program. Assistant Team Leaders assist in supervising a team of up to 10 adolescents aged 14-17 at a variety of work sites for eight weeks and mentor the development of personal accomplishment, teamwork, and community service with their team members.

Work hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm during the training period, when the season starts work hours will generally be 7:30am - 5:00pm Monday - Thursday and 9:00am - 11:00am on Fridays. This position will be based either out of Boulder or Longmont. Boulder County requires its employees to reside in the state of Colorado as of the first day of work.

Hiring Hourly Wage: $17.70 per hour

Examples of Duties

1. Assists the Team Leader with the management of the team, which includes the following duties: administration, project management, supervision and discipline, and evaluation of Corpsmembers. Carries out other related duties as assigned by the Team Leader and/or Youth Corps staff.

2. Helps to explain, encourage, and monitor the site-specific work expectations of the Corpsmembers under their supervision on a daily basis.

3. Assists with teaching and training Corpsmembers in the skills necessary for them to successfully accomplish the site-specific work plans.

4. Helps the Team Leader work cooperatively with sponsoring agency personnel to develop and monitor site-specific work plans carried out by the Corpsmembers under their supervision.

5. Assists with encouraging, training, and monitoring for safety on the work site and is trained to respond with CPR/First Aid in the event of an accident or emergency.

6. Helps keep accurate records on each Corpsmember, which include documentation of hours worked, incident reports, progress reports and evaluations, and logs of all observations and disciplinary actions.

7. Assists with maintaining the useful working condition and an accurate inventory of all tools used by the team; transports the tools if needed.

8. Helps facilitate all team meetings: assists with teaching or leading group activities designed to encourage the development of teamwork, conflict resolution, communication, goal setting, decision making, community service, and environmental education.

9. Works with the Team Leader in cooperation with Youth Corps staff to integrate job skills, life skills, and service to the community with the site-specific project work.

Required Qualifications

PLEASE NOTE: When submitting your application be sure to include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.

Please be aware that your cover letter and resume will not be accessed in the initial screening process, so you must complete your application and supplemental questions with as much detail as possible. Any personally identifiable information (PII) such as name and address will be redacted from applications that meet the minimum screening requirements and are forwarded to the hiring manager. If the hiring manager selects you to advance in the hiring process, your cover letter and resume will then be accessible to the hiring team


High School diploma or equivalent. A minimum of one summer of experience in parks, open space, trails, or landscaping.


* Applicants must pass a criminal background and motor vehicle background check * Applicants must have a valid driver's license


* Must include two letters of recommendationor three references with current contact information (including email). Please note: if you have worked with the Youth Corps before you only need to submit one letter of recommendation or two references from people not affiliated with the Youth Corps. Please note: References from family members unless they have served as your employer will not be accepted.


* Applicants must be 18 years of age by June 14, 2021


* Experience working with youth preferred

Supplemental Information


* Ability to supervise team of youth in the absence of Team Leader * Strong commitment to cultural responsiveness and inclusion

Physical Requirements:

Frequently lifts up to 30 lbs. and carries up to 50 feet; occasionally lifts up to 30 lbs. from floor to knuckle; frequently lifts up to 20 lbs. from shoulder to overhead; occasionally pushes and pulls items weighing up to 100 lbs.; occasionally performs bi-lateral lift of 30 lbs. and carries up to 50 ft.; frequently lifts up to 35 lbs. from waist level and lowers to floor. Frequently bends at waist, squats, kneels, shovels, and rakes. Occasionally climbs ladder; must be able to stand and balance on ladder; occasionally walks over uneven terrain.

From "Dictionary of Occupational Titles," U.S. Department of Labor: Occasionally means activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time; frequently means activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time; and, constantly means activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time.

Boulder County is a family-friendly workplace dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Boulder County, CO, Boulder , Youth Corps Assistant Team Leader, Other , boulder, Colorado

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