Crew Lead

Crew Lead is responsible for work related to forestry, revegetation, fencing, reporting, overseeing field crew ensuring safety.


Natural Resources

Pay Grade:

$15.00 - $20.00 DOE

Job Description:

Crew Lead is responsible for work related to forestry, revegetation, fencing, reporting, overseeing field crew ensuring safety, organization, inventory control and project deliverables.


  • Provides supervision and direction for Field Crew Members.
  • Ensures progress is made on fieldwork, assist with reporting.
  • Ensures wok is performed in a safe manner.
  • Must ensure tools and equipment are properly maintained and accounted for, communicates needs to
  • supervisor.
  • Works with DNR Director and GIS/GPS Coordinator to set up and follow up on photo points for reporting
  • purposes.
  • Must learn to take GIS/GPS coordinates to assist with mapping and reporting.
  • Must be willing to read, understand and follow Forest Management Plan and other guiding documents.
  • Must be willing to learn and perform data collection.
  • Oversees the crew and ensures they are completing their goals and deliverables, tracking tools and
  • supply inventory.
  • Procure supplies in accordance with tribal policy.
  • Must be willing to be on call for emergencies that arise.
  • Understanding of Natural Resources, forestry, supervision of a crew, sawyer training and related.
  • Safely performing tasks involving physical labor.
  • Workday expectations:
  1. A. Must work quickly and not waste time on the job.
  2. B. Must follow the training you receive regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and safe use
  3. of saws and Garlon.
  4. C. Must take good care of Pueblo tools and ensure they are accounted for and put away at the end
  5. of the workday.
  6. D. Responsible for cleaning and preparing work sites.
  7. E. Safe operation, regular maintenance and accurate inventory of tools, vehicles or other
  8. Pueblo/DNR equipment.
  9. F. Efficiently loading, uploading, and transporting materials and equipment to and from the job
  10. site.
  11. G. Notifying supervisors of any accidents, or incidents that takes place at the job site.
  12. H. Immediately reporting any unusual or unsafe conditions including trespass and other violations
  13. of Pueblo law.
  14. I. Adhering to all Pueblo of San Felipe Employee Policies and Procedures.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to work independently and take initiative and must be able to work as part of the team.
  • Must have an understanding and respect for the Pueblo’s cultural values.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Must be able to complete the tasks as described above, be able and willing to work in a fast paced setting, and be willing to assume other responsibilities as needed or directed.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able use cameras, hand tools, PPE, read maps and aerial photography.


  • Education: Associates Degree or related natural resources/forestry experience preferred.
  • Required Licenses/Certifications: Must have a valid NM Driver’s License, be insurable under Tribal Insurance policies
  • and pass a comprehensive background check.
  • Physical Requirements: Include the ability to work out of doors in all types of weather (including inclement), to lift at
  • least 50 lbs., to work long distances if necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
  • disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Preferences: Keres speaker and San Felipe Preference and Veteran’s Preference.

Working Conditions:

Must be able to perform fieldwork in all types of weather. Communicate well, and ensure
safety protocols are followed.

Additional Info:

Employee Acceptance: I agree to perform the duties of this position description to the best of my abilities to serve the people of the San Felipe Pueblo.

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