Veterans

January 18, 2013

California Conservation Corps looking for vets

The California Conservation Corps is inviting veterans aged 18-28 to apply for an exciting opportunity that combines hands-on work experience and skills training in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service.

Successful candidates will be enrolled in the CCC Veterans Program full-time and receive USFS training in wild land firefighting, chainsaw, tool use, safety and crew organization. Veterans will work on fuel reduction, forestry and wildfire education projects.

Participants who complete this program may be eligible for the USFS Wildland Firefighter Apprenticeship Program. Successful participation may lead to full-time positions with the USFS.

 

Qualifications:

  • Honorable Discharge, or General Discharge under Honorable Conditions (Provide DD214)
  • 18-28 years of age
  • Not on formal probation or parole
  • No conviction for violent offenses or drug crimes
  • Able to pass background check, drug test, physical exam and training
  • Willing to work outdoors in all types of weather and conditions
  • Willing to respond to emergencies
  • Willing to participate in education programs

Pay and Benefits:

  • Living stipend, basic health insurance and more!
  • Uniforms, safety gear and tools are provided.

 

Locations:

  • Lake Tahoe and Auburn Residential Program – Participants will live and work from the CCC’s residential center in Lake Tahoe or Auburn. Some projects will require 10-day camping /work stints away from the center.
  • San Diego and San Bernardino Non-residential – Participants will live at home and commute to the CCC site in North County or San Bernardino. The crew will be transported to/from the work site in the Cleveland National Forest or San Bernardino/Angeles National Forest.

For more information, email CaliforniaCC@vetvoicefoundation.org.

 




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