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
3. Assists with teaching and training Corpsmembers in the skills
necessary for them to successfully accomplish the site-specific
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
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
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.
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
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalent. A minimum of one summer of
experience in parks, open space, trails, or landscaping.
CRIMINAL AND MOTOR VEHICLE BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED
* Applicants must pass a criminal background and motor vehicle
background check * Applicants must have a valid driver's
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION AND/OR REFERENCES:
* 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
* Applicants must be 18 years of age by June 14, 2021
* Experience working with youth preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
* Ability to supervise team of youth in the absence of Team
Leader * Strong commitment to cultural responsiveness and
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.