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Operations Coordinator

  2021-03-30     Northwest Youth Corps     2621 Augusta Street     14.00-15.00 hour  
Description:

Northwest Youth Corps
Operations Coordinator

POSITION: Operations Coordinator
LOCATION: Northwest Youth Corps Headquarters, Eugene, Oregon
COMPENSATION: $14.00 - $15.00 / hour
BENEFITS OVERVIEW: Personal Leave, Paid Holidays, Medical and Dental Coverage,
Disability/Life Insurance, 401k investment plan, Professional Development, and other perks!
 

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
Since 1984, Northwest Youth Corps (NYC), a non-profit organization, has given tens of thousands of
youth and young adults opportunities to learn, grow, and experience success. Through partnerships
with conservation agencies, youth and young adults gain the personal and professional skills needed
to carry out a variety of stewardship projects, from which they can earn a stipend, high school credit,
and/or an AmeriCorps educational award. More importantly, these young people gain skills needed
to become economically and socially self-sufficient, benefit their communities as citizen stewards,
and recognize that they can make a positive difference. NYC also operates an accredited charter
school, internship program, and the Idaho Conservation Corps (ICC).
 

POSITION SUMMARY
The Operations Coordinator collaborates with the other department staff to complete duties within
assigned areas of focus. The Operations department provides support to facilitate programs and
administration for Northwest Youth Corps/ Idaho Conservation Corps and Twin Rivers Charter
School. Areas of focus include fleet, food, tools, site/facility, and equipment. The position requires
an individual who is hard working, organized, and able to meet the physical demands of the job (with
reasonable accommodation), including bending, sitting, lifting, and driving. A successful candidate
will be able identify and prioritize projects and carry them to completion with minimal supervision.
Operations staff will consistently model safe practices and follow industry standards as well as local
operating procedures. This position requires a high level of inter- and intra-agency collaboration.
Operations (& Facilities Management) Department:

Our purpose is to serve the purpose.
The staff of the Operations (& Facilities Management) Department strives to provide responsible
stewardship for the long-term preservation and growth of Northwest Youth Corps’ physical assets
while working to ensure a safe, welcoming, and quality environment for participants, students, staff,
and visitors in support of the overall missions of Northwest Youth Corps/Idaho Conservation Corps
and Twin River Charter School.

El persona del Deportamento del Operacion y Administracion de Instalaciones, se esfuerza para
propociona una administration y resposnable para la preparacion y el crecimiento a lo large plazo del
las actividades ficicos del Northwest Youth Corps mientras trabajan para garantizar un ambiente
seguro, acogedor y de calidad para los particiantes y los estudientes, personal, y visitantes en apoyo de
los misiones generales del Northwest Youth Corps, De Conservacion de Idaho, y Escuela Autonoma
Twin Rivers.
 

POSITION DETAILS
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Support
 Promote continued organization support of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.
 Seek to remove barriers to participation in NYC programs for underrepresented populations.
 

Department Supervision and Collaborations
 Reports to Operations Manager
 Primary collaborations with other Coordinators (Operations, Programs, Community
Engagement)
 Indirect supervision of seasonal staff and participants
 Develops and maintains existing relationships with vendors, volunteers, alumni, colleagues
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assisting with NYC’S food program:
 Scaling menus based on participation
 Procuring food from vendors through online, phone, and in-person shopping
 Receiving deliveries
 Portioning and packing out for delivery to programs
 Using safe food handling practices
 Occasionally acting as cook at weekend sites and graduations
 Assisting with trainings in the field
 Tracking and providing data to follow budget
 Offering insights for improvement to food program
 Gathering input from participants through various assessments

Northwest Youth Corps Site and Facilities:
 Assisting in custodial duties and seasonal deep cleans
 Leading and/or assisting in facility and landscape maintenance and repair projects at Eugene
headquarters as well as Washington and Idaho field offices
 

Northwest Youth Corps Equipment:
 Repairing and maintaining tools and equipment
 Maintaining inventory and databases
 Ensuring crew complements are ready and complete
 Communicating inventory needs to Operations Manager for procurement
 Assessing in-house vs. vendor repair situations
 Assisting with trainings in the field

Northwest Youth Corps Vehicle Fleet:
 Updating fleet databases
 Ensuring fleet is maintained and ready
 Communicating inventory needs to Manager for procurement
 Assessing in-house vs. vendor repair situations; road-side service
 Assisting with trainings in the field
 General troubleshooting of vehicle and trailer issues
 

Position Qualifications & Certifications
 Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record; must be able to pass NYC
driver test within 30 days upon hire
 Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
 Skill in the operation of job related equipment.
 Basic understanding of the principles and practices of: carpentry, hand tools, power tools,
commercial kitchen operations, vehicle maintenance, tree care, landscaping, painting,
HVAC, plumbing, electrical
 Skill in interpersonal relations.
 Skill in oral and written communication.
 Skill in computer literacy.
 English and Spanish speaking highly desirable
 Other applicable certs highly desirable (Ex. Pest Management)
 

Physical Demands/Work Environment
 Position involves prolonged sitting/driving, reaching, walking, twisting, bending, repetitive
motions, and standing
 Position involves occasional lifting and carrying of up to fifty (50) pounds and exertion of up
to twenty-five (25) pounds of force to move objects
 Work is indoors, outdoors, and in all weather
 High-volume, fast-paced environment with a need for flexibility and ability to change
priorities
 Bending, crouching, gripping hands & fingers, hearing alarms, hearing voice conversation,
kneeling, lifting/carrying 0-24 pounds, lifting/carrying 15-44 pounds, reaching, sitting,
standing, stooping, twisting body, walking, exposure to chemicals, exposure to dust or pollen,
exposure to epoxy chemicals occurs in this job daily.
 Climbing ladders, lifting/carrying 35-60 pounds, pulling, pushing, running, dampness,
exposure to sun, noisy work area, wearing rubber or plastic gloves, wearing safety glasses,
work in water, working shifts, working w/rotating machinery, exposure to smoke occurs
regularly but not daily.
 Crawling, hammering, operating passenger vehicles, shoveling/digging, standing long
periods, walking rough terrain, exposure to bee stings, fumes, intense light, noxious odor,
outside temp. extremes, poison oak, wearing ear plugs/muffs, wearing hard hats, wearing
rubber boots, work at heights, work in confined spaces, work in crowded areas, work in
remote areas, work on high ladders, work with electricity, work at high elevations, working
w/solvents, grease, oils, inks will occur within the work year.

**This Position Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may
change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.**

Terms of Employment
Typical workweek is 40 hours with two days off. Workload varies seasonally and will require long
days and/or evening and weekend responsibilities in peak season; seasonal demands make summer
months especially busy. Travel: expect two, 1-week sessions in spring and fall to field offices (ID
and WA); multiple days during training weeks and field season equal to about 2 weeks; and
occasional professional development conferences.

To Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to Jessica Johnson, Human Resources Officer at
jessicaj@nwyouthcorps.org with “Operations Coordinator” in the subject line and document
attachments in word or PDF format. Please do not call or drop in. Additional program information
can be found at www.northwestyouthcorps.org

Northwest Youth Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Our core purpose is to provide
opportunities for youth and young adults to learn, grow, and experience success. We believe diversity
is a key source of strength for our communities, and we strive to create a safe and empowering
environment for participants from a wide range of backgrounds and abilities. We are deeply invested
in the success of youth and young adults of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, religions, sexual
orientations, economic statuses, or other socio-cultural identifiers


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