Projects Field Site Supervisor

Landscape San Jose, California


Career Opportunity:
Field Site Supervisor

San Jose Conservation Corps & Charter School

San Jose, CA


Field Site Supervisor Environmental Projects Projects Director
Internal and External applicants

POSTING DATE: 06/01/2020
INTERNAL CLOSING:open until filled
EXTERNAL CLOSING:open until filled

Job Description and Hiring Process

Position summary

The Crew Supervisor implements the mission of the San Jose Conservation Corps and Charter School by using his/her leadership, supervisory and technical skills to develop the educational and work skills of young people enabling them to advance their own educational, personal and career opportunities. The crew supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day tasks of the field project, and the supervision a team of 5-12 at-risk youth ages 18-27 years old.

Key Job Functions
1. Transport crew to job site with equipment trailer in tow
2. Work on projects that include the some of the following trades: landscaping and environmental services, Trail maintenance and new trail construction, Natural Resource Management projects including but not limited to, in-stream enhancement eradicating non-native plant species and fire fuel reduction, Road side maintenance and safety
3. Communicating with project sponsor, sub-contractor or contractor
4. Organizing the crew to work efficiently
5. Build an outstanding production team by developing Corpsmembers and working with Corpsmembers to build and support a team environment
6. Train Corpsmembers in project skills (Different Trades)
7. Assuring the crew performs quality work
8. Completing projects in the time allotted
9. Determine manpower levels
10. Determine material quantities and equipment requirements
11. Ensure that the SJCC/Charter school policies and high standards are upheld and implemented on the job site.
12. Collaborate with program staff
13. Demonstrate role model behaviors on ethics and integrity as well as positively promoting company culture
14. Take appropriate safety precautions in the performance of job duties
15. Oversee maintenance of vehicle, radios, key and gas cards

Corpsmembers Development
• Be a mentor/role model to Corpsmembers
• Build a good rapport with each Corpsmember
• Assist Corpsmembers in defining goals and creating a plan to reach those goals
• Provide constant feedback on Corpsmembers performance including monthly evaluations
• Consistently apply discipline and accountability as necessary
• Train Corpsmembers in proper work ethic, attitude, and personal appearance
• Develop, implement and monitor the Corpsmember education and training plan related to technical and personal skills needed to complete service assignments, including the required training in CPR/First Aid, communication and conflict resolution


• Conduct tailgate safety meetings on a daily basis
• Conduct tailgate safety meetings after all work related accidents
• Keep written record of all safety meetings held and topics discussed
• Assure that Corpsmembers wear proper safety gear at all times
• Complete paperwork for every accident reported, assure that Corpsmembers work safely at all times
• Communicate vehicle/work related injuries to the Project Director
• Identify common safety hazards
• Read and understand product labels

• Maintain accurate daily attendance rosters for Corpsmember payroll and project billing by using our internal project management system (the IQ system)
• Evaluate all assigned Corpsmembers once a month using the evaluation guidelines
• Fill out proper disciplinary forms as necessary and provide to the Project Director
• Complete and submit all tailgate meeting report to the Projects Director
• Complete all vehicle inspections via the IQ system
• Maintain the timekeeper system updated with corpsmember worked hours.

Education, Knowledge, Experience and Skills
Minimum Education (or substitute Experience) Required:

• G.E.D. or high school diploma required.

• One year of supervisory experience working with young adults, preferably in an on-the- job work training program or a conservation corps/ Youth Build setting. One year in any of the following areas: resource and park management, construction (different trades) or a related field.
• Proficiency in using tools/ safety equipment appropriate for various work projects.
Skills and Other Requirements
• The ability to solve problems in the field with minimal assistance.
• Strong commitment to improving the quality of life for urban youth.
• The ability to use, and teach others to use, power and hand tools safely.
• Knowledge of safe work practices and first aid.
• The ability to maintain detailed records and documentation
• Class C Driver license or Class B with passenger endorsement or the ability to acquire one.
• Customer Service Experience- able to identify and resolve customer concerns
• Computer literate
• Clean DMV record A MUST!
• Adult Vocational teaching Credential – Landscaping a plus
• Bi-lingual (English and any other language) a plus.

Salary and Benefits

$25-$28 per hour base on education and experince. 

Benefits include health, dental, life and vision insurance; participation in 403b (Employer match is not provided)

Vacation, Sick, Personal Holiday Benefits and subsidized annual Eco Pass
Hiring Process

The position is open until filled. SJCC&CS plans to have the new employee start by July 1st , 2020.

If you are an excellent fit for this position, please apply online through our website through the employment button or follow the link below:

Apply by completing the General Application section and be prepared to submit your resume as part of the application process.

Janeth Beltran
Human Resources Manager
San Jose Conservation Corps & Charter School 1534 Berger Drive
San Jose, CA 95112 [email protected] Direct line: 408-459-6514
Who We Are
Founded in 1987, the SJCC has provided more than 17,000 opportunity young men and women with academic education, hands-on learning, and development of basic skills. These skills include leadership, communication, computer literacy, and employment training, which will help them to advance and excel in their future and careers. The SJCC offers secondary education courses through its on-site charter school and career technical education and job training through its Projects and Recycling Departments. SJCC also offers their YouthBuild program for its students, which combines academics with vocational training and experience in construction trades.

The San Jose Conservation Corps & Charter School is a non-profit organization that provides youth with a quality high school education and teaches valuable work and life skills that empower them to become responsible, productive, and caring citizens.

For more information, please visit our website:

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.