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Knox County - Stormwater Technician

CAC AmeriCorps


Opportunity summary

Term length

8/12/2024 - 6/27/2025

Application window

3/13/2024 - 8/2/2024


Knoxville, Tennessee

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Engage Americans of all ages in opportunities to gain experience in a variety of topical areas within the water resources sector including: NPDES stormwater management, marketing, environmental education and outreach, volunteer management, and the preservation, conservation, and restoration of water resources in East Tennessee.

Opportunity description

With up to 3 positions available, members assigned to these roles will monitor and assess the integrity of streams, inventory infrastructure, engage with the public to increase awareness around water quality and flooding, organize education and outreach events, assist with social media and marketing, and other related activities. 


  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Healthcare
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits
  • Child care
  • Relocation expenses

Requirements and qualifications


Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a related topical area. Strong Microsoft Office knowledge, primarily Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of general natural sciences. Ability and/or willingness to learn to use technical tools. A valid driver's license and reliable transportation to and from the office.

Preferred qualifications

Punctual, reliable, independent, focused, organized, responsible, motivated, flexible, and creative.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Waterway restoration
  • Stormwater management
  • Local ecosystem restoration
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Marketing and outreach
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Environmental education and training
  • Environmental research and citizen science

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Urban
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor