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Overview

Trinity County Resource Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Conservation
Technician II. The Conservation Technician II works under the supervision of the Crew Leader, Project
Coordinator, and the Program Manager and may perform a variety of natural resources-related tasks. This
position requires a person who can work effectively in a collaborative environment, is self-directed, and
who is comfortable working independently. The Conservation Technician II is a seasonal, fully benefited
position. The candidate list generated from this announcement will be used to fill future vacancies in this job classification.

  • Required Qualifications:
    Ability to perform hard physical labor in rugged terrain and in inclement weather
    Ability to work independently or as a team to complete tasks, sometimes with minimal direct supervision
    Ability to work safely
    Ability to communicate effectively and problem solve
    Flexibility to assist with a variety of tasks to support program needs
    Ability to lift 50 lbs
    Possession of a valid California Drivers license
    Ability to pass a drug test/screening
  • Desired Qualifications:
    Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:
    Experience with the operation of common hand-tools and power-tools utilized in natural resource management activities, such as shovels, picks, pulaskis, loppers, chainsaws, and chippers
    Experience collecting data with a GPS unit
    Ability to drive a manual transmission 4×4 truck and tow a trailer
    Knowledge of basic forestry concepts and fuels reduction techniques
    Plant identification skills and familiarity with the local flora
  • Duties:
    The Conservation Technician 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.
  • To Apply:
    Please submit a resume or application to the TCRCD. Applications are available during regular business
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $15.00
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $16.22

    About Trinity County Resource Conservation District

    Committed to sound management of Natural Resources on Public and Private lands.

    Mission Statement
    To assist in protecting, managing, conserving, and restoring the natural resources of Trinity County through information, education, technical assistance, and project implementation programs.

    Vision Statement
    Trinity County Resource Conservation District envisions a balance between utilization and conservation of our natural resources. Through economic diversity and ecosystem management, our communities will achieve and sustain a quality environment and healthy economy.

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