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Program Logistics Coordinator

For Vermont Youth Conservations Corps (VYCC)

The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) is seeking our next full-time Program Logistics Coordinator (PLC) to join our team. This position is the make-things-happen person, assisting program staff with critical operations and logistics. The PLC will be our head vehicle fleet and facilities coordinator, manage our tools and equipment inventory, and manage a variety of logistical aspects of VYCC programs.
A successful candidate must have prior experience working and communicating well within a team; experience with safe use and maintenance of a wide range of hand tools; and general facility and vehicle management experience. They should be familiar with risk management and budgeting and be comfortable with administrative tasks. On-campus lodging is possible.
Essential Functions:
Fleet Management:
• Manage vehicle and trailer fleet for VYCC, including repairs, maintenance, insurance, planning, rentals, licensing and registration, safety inspections, purchases, and sales
• Develop and manage transportation budgets
• Manage campus parking lots and vehicle storage facilities
• Conduct training and driving tests for participants and VYCC staff
• Light on-site vehicle repair
Tool and Equipment Management:
• Manage and develop, in conjunction with Conservation staff, logistics and budgets related to tools and equipment
• Manage tool and equipment inventory, including purchasing, maintenance, distribution, and tracking
• Manage, update, and organize the Workshop maximizing storage, efficiency, and tidiness
• Train staff in the proper use and maintenance of tools/equipment
• Lead oversight of safety protocol development and training in the use of all tools, machinery, and equipment, including training and certifications for the use of such equipment
Facilities Management:
• Ensure maintenance, quality, security, and function of facilities on VYCC campus
• Assist with oversight of annual maintenance contracts, and work with contractors to ensure upkeep of facility and code compliance
• Support facility needs related to event prep, management, and post-event clean-up
• Develop and manage facility budget
• Participate in campus and renovations planning process
Program Support
• Develop and manage budgets, purchasing, distribution, and inventory for program Communications (cell phones, pagers, tablets), Uniforms, Appreciations, and First Aid.
• Perform other Program Support tasks as needed, which may include help with training, maintenance of other equipment, crew and project support, and delivery of supplies into field
• Assist with Farm equipment and buildings maintenance and repair
• Assume oversight of safety training in the use of all tools, machinery, and equipment, including training and certifications for the use of such equipment
• Act as documentation manager for our incident response team, documenting any vehicle, equipment, or facilities related accidents which result in serious damage or injury
• Participate in program events
• Participate in Crew Leader Training and Crew Member Orientations

Feb 09, 2021
Required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Commitment to the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps mission • General knowledge and experience with vehicle purchase, repair, and maintenance • General knowledge of tool maintenance, upkeep, budgeting, and distribution • Appreciation of safety and basic risk management • Light carpentry skills • Outstanding time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record • Ability to operate VYCC fleet including a variety of vehicles • Ability to operate certain types of equipment applicable to work projects • Use of personal cell phone with VYCC reimbursement • Ability to spend long days in the field and to work evenings and weekends when required • Ability to travel throughout Vermont and, on rare occasions, out of state
Richmond, VT
Full-time, Year Round
Compensation & Benefits: • Salary, $35,500-$38,000/year, Exempt from overtime. • Medical and dental insurance • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan • Annual paid time off and sick leave • Annual organic farm stand credit • On-going professional development • Member of a mission-driven, fun, results-oriented, and dedicated team of professionals • Member of a dynamic organization with tremendous impact on Vermont’s youth and environment
Apply through our online staff application: https://www.vycc.org/apply/staffapplication/ If you have any questions, email Build Project Manager Stephen Cohen at Stephen.cohen@vycc.org