Washington Conservation Corps

Recipient of a 2012 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award. One of eight colleges across the country to receive an "A" on the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card.

The Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) is looking for crew members for different kinds of work with local, state, and federal agencies.  Work includes stream habitat restoration, backcountry and urban trail work, water quality and control, fish and wildlife surveys, and we also do quite a bit of emergency response throughout the country.  Each corps member will be extensively trained in Wilderness First Responder (WFR), Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA), Wildland Firefighter (Red Card), Wildland Pumps and Saws,  Wetland and River Assessment, Ethnobotany, Hazwoper (hazardous materials/spills clean-up), among others.  Applications are due in July, work starts in October, and the position lasts for a year.  Americorps offers a $5,350 Americorps education award to apply towards school or pay off student loans. Each corps member gets a living allowance which is being paid minimum wage, which is $9.04/hour with a 40-hour work week. Most crews work Monday-Thursday, doing 10-hour days, and some crews will do 8-day Spikes where they have 6 days off in between.  For more information about this job offering, contact Luke Wigle at 425-315-4088 or lwig461@ecy.wa.gov.