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Climate Corps Crew Member

Utah Climate Corps


Opportunity summary

Term length

6/1/2024 - 11/23/2024

Application window

3/16/2024 - 6/1/2024


Logan, Utah

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Young adults will work to reduce wildfire fuels and remove invasive species on public lands in the state of Utah to protect structures and infrastructure and restore habitat.

Opportunity description

Climate Corps Crew Members (CCCMs) work and live in the outdoors as part of a field crew in service to public lands and the communities that surround them. Climate Corps crews are assigned to a variety of fire fuels reduction projects throughout Utah to mitigate wildfire risks, protect buildings and infrastructure. All CCCMs are trained in safe and proper tool use, project techniques, and outdoor living. Training topics may include advanced chainsaw and hand tool use, and project techniques.


  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Federal noncompetitive hiring authority
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits

Requirements and qualifications


Ability to live outdoors and work on projects which may include 12-hour days using chainsaws, hand tools, applying herbicide, moving through uneven terrain, etc. in a variety of environmental conditions. 3-6 months in conservation, land management, or disaster response. Formal chainsaw training/experience in a workplace setting. Current First Aid and CPR. Knowledge of safe herbicide use. outdoor/camping skills. Able to lift up to 30 lbs. repeatedly and use hand tools.

Preferred qualifications

Maturity & professionalism in an environment with irregular and changing schedules. Alignment with UCC's mission and values of safety, service, community, inclusivity, positivity, and engagement. Commitment to personal and professional growth. Ability to pass the Utah Non-commercial Pesticide Applicator State exam OR a current Utah Pesticide Applicator's License. Familiarity with fire fuels reduction techniques and processes.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Wildfire prevention and fuels reduction
  • Waterway restoration
  • Forestry
  • Disaster preparedness
  • recovery
  • and response

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Rural
  • Traveling
  • Outdoor