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Ecological Monitoring Crew Lead

Conservation Legacy


Opportunity summary

Term length

4/1/2024 - 3/28/2025

Application window

11/3/2023 - 6/3/2024


Multiple Locations, New Mexico

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

The lead supports the Bureau of Land Management by collecting data, observing the soil, and examining the diverse vegetation using the Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) methodology. Crews contribute to a massive, publicly available dataset that is used by land managers and in academia to inform and assess land management decisions.

Opportunity description

This position provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants serve locally with a partner agency completing identified in the project description. Participants receive daily supervision from a local mentor who works with the partner agency and overall support from Conservation Legacy staff. Service is generally 8-5 Monday – Friday but may vary. There are 4 opportunities under this announcement.


  • Education benefit
  • Federal non competitive hiring authority
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits
  • Healthcare

Requirements and qualifications


Must be over 18, no upper age limit. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Agree to be substance free. Valid Driver's License.

Preferred qualifications

Interest in stewardship. Ability to work well with others. Other qualifications as outlined in detailed announcement.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation

Work environment

  • Individual Placement
  • Outdoor