Company Name:

Yavapai-Apache Nation

Location:

Camp Verde, Arizona

Approximate Salary:

$40,000

Job Category:

Education

Position Type:

Full Time and Part Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

December 20, 2017

Field Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position will oversee risk management and logistical coordination of all field operations related to the Yavapai-Apache Nation’s preventive outdoor education program, as administered through the U.S. Department of Education.  This position is funded through a four-year grant. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         BA / BS or equivalent in related field;

·         Minimum of 5 years outdoor field experience, including some time in a supervisory role;

·         Current CPR and WFR certification;

·         Working knowledge of implementing trauma-informed programming; and

·         Strongly preferred: two+ years program / administrative experience. 

·         Must have valid Arizona Driver’s License and be insurable with the Nation’s auto insurance policy and sustain insurability throughout the duration of employment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Work directly with Program Manager to plan and lead outdoor trips ranging from half day to multi-day trips, up to three weeks.

·         Work closely with the Program Manager and Community Coordinator to seek out opportunities to incorporate cultural programming and implement it. 

·         Implement and facilitate in school curriculum (1 hour a week) and after school curriculum (1- 3 hours per month).

·         Teach a variety of intensive, LNT camping skills and oversee details of all outdoor programs including but not limited to: planning menus, itineraries, and lesson plans; budgeting for expenditures; reviewing risk and creating emergency plans; documenting trips through logs and photos; prep / clean-up of gear.

·         Oversee risk management of all field operations.

·         Assist in selecting field instructors and volunteers.

·         Schedule, evaluate, support and supervise all field instructors and volunteers.

·         Develop and implement program philosophies, role model healthy communication and provide a steady, service-driven leadership presence. 

·         Assist in purchase and storage of gear.

·         Provide both on-call and emergency response support and leadership.

·         Some travel is required for industry conferences / symposiums as well as ongoing personal and professional development. 

·         Maintaining statistics and keeping records of all outdoor activities for grant compliance.

Company Name:

Yavapai-Apache Nation

Location:

Camp Verde, Arizona

Approximate Salary:

$40,000

Job Category:

Education

Position Type:

Full Time and Part Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

December 20, 2017

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