Career Opportunities

Looking for a great place to work? Someplace you can believe in and feel proud to be a part of? Each year a few openings for staff positions open up at MCC. You’ll find unique and fun coworkers, a comfortable work environment, the ability to dress casually and get dirty, and one heck of a holiday celebration. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity. Join the lucky folks at MCC.

Specialty Programs Manager

Openings: 1
Location(s): Bozeman, State Office
Job Status: Full-time staff
Date posted: 3/26/2015
Closing date: 4/10/2015
Benefits: $35,000 annual salary, health insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave.
Start date: To be determined upon hiring of successful applicant.
How to apply: Email a resume, cover letter, and three references to

Summary Statement: The Specialty Program Manager, under the supervision of the Director of Programs, is a full-time staff position responsible for monitoring, supporting, and providing guidance to the Conservation Internship Program and other MCC programs as assigned, including youth, field, and other specialty programs as they arise. Primary duties include direct supervision of conservation interns, development and oversight of program compliance tracking systems, the delivery of statewide and regional corps member trainings, the development of regional and statewide training resources, and the upkeep and editing of all related MCC administrative resources. This position will be required to travel regularly. The Specialty Program Manager must develop and maintain a good working relationship with MCC state and regional staff, corps members, and program partners and supervisors. This position will have access to vulnerable populations.

Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university
Strong interpersonal and administrative skills 
Three years experience in youth development, outdoor recreation, education, or natural resource work
Ability to speak effectively before large groups
Relevant technical skills including trail work, saw work, fencing, and habitat restoration
Willingness and ability to travel regularly in and out of state
Familiarity with use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) and electronic communications
A valid driver’s license
Advanced first aid certification & CPR certification are desirable

About Bozeman, Montana:
Bozeman is known for outdoor recreation and a high quality of life, as demonstrated by its top rankings in magazines like Outside, National Geographic Adventurer, Powder Magazine, and Fly Rod and Reel.  When you fly in over the Bridger Range or drive into the valley and find yourself surrounded by mountains, it’s easy to understand why people want to live, work and play here. Add the culture amenities of a local symphony and ballet, the vibrancy of a college community, and an energetic downtown, Bozeman is the complete package. For more information, visit,, and

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Staff Position: Invasive Strike Team Crew Leader

Openings: 3
Location(s): Bozeman: 2, Missoula: 1 
Job Status: Full-time seasonal
Date posted: 2/9/2015
Closing date: This position is open until filled, interviews will begin immediately
Benefits: $1,173 bi-weekly salary
Start/End dates: May 4th, 2015 – Aug 21st, 2015
How to apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Applicant's cover letter should specify the location and position they are applying for

Summary Statement: Invasive Species Strike Team (IST) crews gain valuable professional and practical experience in the growing fields of resource conservation and ecological restoration. The IST utilizes chemical, mechanical and biological treatment techniques to manage invasive plant infestations throughout the Northern Rockies and Plains ecosystems. Primary duties of the staff Crew Leader (CL) include assuring the successful completion of MCC natural resource and community service projects, on-site management of a crew, maintenance of crew dynamics to insure a high level of crew functioning and the delivery of the full range of MCC program components. The CL works under the supervision of Wildlands Restoration Coordinator. The CL is the primary in-field liaison between Regional staff and the project sponsor or technical advisor. The CL insures that MCC policies and procedures are followed by all Corps Members on the crew.  The CL also will establish and maintain a good working relationship with the project technical advisor, Corps Members, youth and volunteers working alongside the crew and MCC staff. 

Previous leadership experience, skills and training, preferably in a corps, or similar setting
Previous invasive species identification or mitigation experience
Advanced First Aid training (WAFA, WFR)
Seasonal availability; May to August
Effective written and oral communication skills
Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a motor vehicle records check
Previous or current applicators license is preferred 

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