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Climate Corps Technician

Upper Salinas-Las Tablas Resource Conservation District

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Opportunity summary

Term length

09/01/24 - 08/31/25

Application window

04/28/24 - 09/30/24

Location

Atascadero, California

Hourly pay equivalent

$20.00

Project summary

A program of the American Climate Corps, the Working Lands Climate Corps will engage at least 100 young adults in technical skills training in climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices at host sites across the country.

Opportunity description

The WLCC member will identify needs for outreach and education opportunities to support Sustainable Land Initiative (SLI) and gain a thorough understanding of the conservation practices that support climate smart agriculture. The WLCC member will provide technical assistance to growers for implementation of conservation practices including sourcing materials and supplies, application rates, timing, site conditions, and equipment needs, and assist with the development of forest management plans.

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Be at least 17 years old at the start of service. Have a high school diploma or equivalent or agree to obtain a high school diploma prior to using the earned education award. Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States. Satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria. Other qualifications may be required by the host site.

Preferred qualifications

No additional requirements.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Forestry
  • Environmental Justice
  • Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Farming
  • Natural Resource Preservation and Conservation

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor