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Overview

The Conservation Technician I/II will perform a wide variety of natural resources related work, including but not limited to:
• Operation of a chainsaw, hand-tools and other associated equipment required for implementing fuels reduction prescriptions, such as removing understory vegetation and small diameter trees
• Maintaining District equipment and vehicles
• Assisting with the implementation of revegetation projects throughout Trinity County, including planting, broadcast seeding, mulching, watering and installing deer protection
• Assisting with the clean-up and reclamation of illegal marijuana cultivation sites throughout Trinity County;
• Other natural resources related tasks as directed

Required Qualifications: 1. Ability to perform hard physical labor in rugged terrain and in inclement weather 2. Ability to work independently or as a team to complete tasks, sometimes with minimal direct supervision 3. Ability to work safely 4. Ability to communicate effectively and problem solve 5. Flexibility to assist with a variety of tasks to support program needs 6. Ability to lift 50 lbs 7. Possession of a valid California Drivers license 8. Ability to pass a drug test/screening

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $15.14
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $16.22