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Baker Resources Coalition
2024 Crew Chief Application
May 6* - August 30, 2024

*Students may work remotely and part-time during the month of May while completing the academic term!*

Position Description: The Baker Resources Coalition (BRC) is hiring a Crew Chief (18+) to lead up to five high school interns working in Baker County’s Elkhorn Mountains. The Crew Chief will work with and mentor interns performing wildfire mitigation, beaver habitat restoration, and conducting data collection for forest monitoring plots with the United States Forest Service. The Crew Chief will work with BRC leadership to recruit and select high school interns. The Crew Chief will confirm the scope of work and project schedule with landowners/managers. This is an opportunity to explore different facets of natural resource management while gaining valuable leadership experience. You will work on various projects assisting land managers, gain insights into the roles natural resources serve in meeting community needs, and learn practical skills in forest, watershed, and wildlife management. For each project you will work with a landowner, manager, or specialist who will share their knowledge, skills, and most importantly, their love for the outdoors. This is a 17-week position with compensation of $25.00 an hour. Depending on institutional need and employee performance, this 17-week duration may be extended. The Crew Chief will work 5 days a week, approximately 8-hour days, with an additional hour of compensation provided if project sites exceed 30 minutes of travel from Baker City. You must provide your own transportation to and from project sites! If selected for this position you will attend an orientation on Monday, May 6. Orientation will include a briefing of your work schedule, leadership expectations, current project organization, current intern applications and recruitment, project host’s expectations, etc. You will be expected to arrive on time at each project, be ready to work hard, learn, and have fun. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call/email Steve Edwards, Chair of Baker Resources Coalition at 541-519-4131 or Please fill out the online application below or forward a PDF copy of your signed application via email to Steve Edwards at: Position is open until filled. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom during late April and early May.

Online Application Instructions:


Complete all fields with required the information. You must complete all required fields to be considered for the position. When you are finished, click "Submit Application." If you have any questions, please fill out the contact form at the bottom of the page and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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I authorize Baker Resources Coalition, including Coalition members, for which I have completed this employment application to check my references, to obtain information from my prior employers, to take actions to follow up any information provided in my employment application, and to generally obtain information relevant to evaluating my qualifications and fitness for the position for which I have applied. I also authorize my listed references, past employers, and anyone else who has information about my work history, education qualification, or fitness to provide information to the Baker Resources Coalition and its members. I release Baker Resources Coalition, and its members, and all persons providing information to the Baker Resources Coalition from any liability whatsoever related to obtaining and providing information relevant to this application, regardless of the results.


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