Posting ID : A1068497028
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : General Labor
Build your path to the future by joining Washington Conservation Corps! Gain hands-on experience protecting and restoring the environment. The Washington Conservation Corps provides disaster services and works outdoor year-round to protect and enhance Washington's natural resources.
Develop your rsum: Trail building, restoration planting and invasive species removal are just a few of the tasks that you will experience while in the WCC. In addition to excellent on-the-job skills training, the WCC provides two weeks of high quality, career-transferable, paid trainings in a variety of environmental topics such as Swift Water Rescue and Wilderness First Responder.
WCC is hiring for 300 corpsmember positions statewide, including 10 in Kitsap and Mason Counties:
CREW-BREMERTON/DNR URBAN FORESTRY -- 5 positions
CREW-TAHUYA/DNR TRAILS -- 5 positions
Requirements - Must be 18-25 years old, with limited exceptions made for recently returned military veterans*. Members earn $9.47 hourly in this full-time position and receive an AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,730 (scholarship) upon successful completion of contract (1700 hours). Educational loan forbearance and basic health insurance are available.
Positions are accepted on a rolling basis - apply online today: www.ecy.wa.gov/wcc
*Special consideration for this recruitment will be given to recently returned military veterans. Age restrictions do not apply to Gulf War era II reservists, dependents, and veterans.