ALCC Logistics and Training Manager
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Title: Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps Logistics and Training Manager
Starting Salary Range: The starting salary range for this position will be in the $51,700 - $53,300 range, depending on experience, education, and skills relevant to the position. Please note that the indicated starting salary range describes the range for an incumbent in this position. Most new staff generally start at the beginning of the range percentile to ensure internal salary equity.
Location: Any ALCC Office Location (Acoma, Albuquerque, Gallup, Hopi, or Zuni)
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Benefit Eligible: Health, Vision, Dental, Long-Term Disability, Retirement, Paid Time Off per Personnel Policies
Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps vision is to lead our Nations back to ecological and cultural wellbeing by engaging underrepresented Indigenous youth and young adults in conservation service programs that reconnect participants to the land while preparing them for careers in cultural and ecological protection. We work to remove barriers to participation, education, and employment by partnering with Tribes, local community organizations, agencies, and institutes of higher learning to create paid service and career training opportunities, personal and professional development, and pathways to postsecondary education and employment.
The ALCC Training and Logistics Manager supports program-wide field operations efforts with a focus on logistics, training, and risk management practices. The ALCC Training and Logistics Manager’s primary focus is to ensure programs are equipped to execute high quality and safe project work, that participants and staff have access to trainings to provide them the necessary skills to be successful on a variety of projects, and to manage systems that support the overall operations of ALCC. This position will actively consult with other ALCC director-level staff on resources, program structure, and growth needs for existing and new programming. This position is required to stay up to date on industry standards in conservation, trail construction, herbicide application, forestry, restoration, and other land stewardship work and actively works with organizational counterparts and national operations team to ensure these standards are met. The ALCC Training and Logistics Manager may spend approximately 30% or more of their time in the field and the position requires traveling to ALCC’s unique program and project locations. This may vary depending on the season and programmatic need. This position participates as needed in ALCC team meetings, as well as national operations and logistics teams. Additionally, this position is expected to maintain an active presence in internal and agency working groups focused on technical skills utilized by program and is expected to use wide knowledge of conservation practices to help build new collaboration structures amongst programs, other cooperators, tribal, federal, and state agencies. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native American applicants.
Outcomes & Functions of Position:
- Supervise, mentor, and support ALCC Logistics Coordinator, Logistics Technician, and potentially other seasonal or full-time staff.
- Manage a robust system to inventory and track all tools, vehicles, gear, and equipment, including a system that allows staff to communicate logistics needs.
- Work with ALCC Program Staff and Enterprise Fleet Management to manage vehicle rental and lease agreements as necessary to supplement ALCC’s fleet.
- Work closely with ALCC Leadership Team and Program Staff to manage all ALCC logistics including tools, equipment, vehicles, and facilities.
- Oversee and support the efficient distribution of tools and equipment across ALCC offices.
- Order uniforms, PPE, tools, and other logistics items and track and manage budgets.
- Manage a fleet of vehicles and trailers which meet ALCC needs, including coordinating service and repair schedules.
- Work with ALCC staff to ensure the safe and professional operation of all ALCC operational bases, including adherence to all applicable OSHA, environmental, and local zoning codes.
- Coordinate and support annual OSHA compliance reporting for ALCC facilities.
- Design an effective training program that covers but is not limited to chainsaw operations, safety, and maintenance; trail construction and maintenance; herbicide application; cultural preservation; and wilderness first aid.
- Lead planning of technical skill trainings, including chainsaw, trail construction and maintenance, herbicide application, cultural preservation, and wilderness first aid.
- Coordinate technical trainings -preseason, midseason, postseason- with Staff, Crew Leaders and Corpsmembers that best support the ALCC project schedule.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of the training program.
- Manage database of certifications received by ALCC participants and staff.
- Identify and recommend talent within members that would benefit in additional training.
- Work with ALCC Leadership to address risk management concerns and resolutions as they arise.
- Support implementation of holistic risk management systems for new initiatives and projects in collaboration with program staff.
- Manages a team focused on providing safety and operational oversight to the program and provide feedback to the organization.
- Advocate for risk management practices and systems that meet the needs of the program and the changing environment of Conservation Legacy.
- Ensure that Risk Management priorities are maintained across the program and act with authority in cases of amplified risk and new endeavors, consulting with ALCC Leadership Team when necessary.
- Manage and track vehicle, equipment, training, facility, and other major expense lines in the ALCC budget, including gathering information from other staff to get an accurate estimate of year-to-date spending trends.
- Coordinate the sale of tools, vehicles, gear, equipment, and technology.
- Approve invoices from vendors relating to logistics and training needs.
- Manage and track Workers Compensation claims.
- Lead trainings for program staff on Workers Compensation process and requirements.
- Complete monthly reconciliation of all purchases made on company card.
- Build relationships with local, regional, and national vendors and service providers.
- Successfully engages, leads, and supports an inclusive work environment for those of underrepresented populations within the organization and the communities we serve.
- Leads and/or participates in organizational-wide teams, projects and initiatives that support the work of the Strategic Plans goals.
- Reports any potential complaints within the organization as identified in the Personnel Policy Manual.
- Assists or leads other responsibilities, as assigned.
- Ability to successfully work in a fluid, changing work environment.
- Ability to operate Microsoft Office programs and applications, or similar platforms.
- Ability to keep others and oneself, in remote locations, accountable to expectations.
- Valid Driver’s License and Insurable Driving Record per Personnel Policies.
- Must be able to pass the organization’s criminal history check requirements.
- Exhibits the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams or with a variety of populations, including those underrepresented at our organization and those of BIPOC communities.
- Valid and current B-Faller Certification in OHLEC, S-212, or the equivalent.
- Valid and current Wilderness First Responder Certification, or higher.
- Current Herbicide Applicator certification for Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, or Utah, or
willingness to obtain.
- 3 or more years’ experience working with diverse teams or with Indigenous populations in conservation, resource management, or a related field.
- 3 or more years’ experience in technical conservation project work, including proficiency in chainsaw operations and maintenance, trail construction and maintenance, cultural preservation, and/or habitat restoration.
- 3 or more years’ experience supervising others in the professional work environment
- 1 or more years in an organizational leadership position.
- 2 or more years’ experience facilitating or supporting chainsaw training.
- 2 or more years’ experience with managing databases.
- Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native American applicants.
- Valid and current C- Faller Certification in OHLEC, S-212, or the equivalent.
Conservation Legacy is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to perform essential job functions. Some positions may require periodic overnight travel, non-traditional work hours, ability to move across varied terrain, use program-specific tools and a range of technology on an infrequent or frequent basis. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Ability to safely drive an organizational vehicle may also be required for some positions. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during application or recruiting process, please send a request to the hiring manager.
Conservation Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information, and military service. Where a significant portion of the population eligible to be served needs services or information in a language other than English, the recipient shall take reasonable steps to provide written material of the type ordinarily available to the public in appropriate languages. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during application or recruiting process, please send a request to the hiring manager.
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