CCC Internship – Fish Habitat Assistant

Website California Conservation Corps

Job Description:

CCC Headquarters’ current hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. However, due to the on-going and rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, the CCC’s hours of operation may change without notice. During this time, we highly recommend that you submit your application either via US postal mail (ensuring to get it postmarked by the final filing date) or electronically via the website. If you have any questions regarding application drop off, please contact the Hiring Desk at [email protected]

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate CCC crew activities with NOAA, DFW Region I fisheries personnel, other government agencies, private organizations, and watershed groups for developing fish habitat improvements. Arrange for NOAA, DFW and CCC access to private and public lands by identifying property owners and obtaining permission to evaluate habitat as well as accomplish watershed and fish habitat improvements on anadromous fish streams.
  • Implement currently funded projects such as riparian planting, installing instream structures and barrier removal projects. Evaluate fish habitat improvement projects as described in the California Salmonid Stream Habitat Restoration Manual.
  • Assist Fish Habitat Specialist (FHS) to conduct frequent inspections of CCC work projects to ensure quality control at each work site, including field inspection reports documenting project status, specific details on work modifications to be made, and completing “Project Site Completion Forms” for each finished project; Ensure proper invasive species protocols are observed. Assist with post-project effectiveness monitoring of completed restoration projects utilizing DFW monitoring protocols, and develop specific plans in instances where projects are not functioning properly.
  • Assist with the initial advertisement and program introduction for recruits of NOAA CCC Fisheries Veterans and route to statewide centers for placement. Assist with monthly and biannual reporting for NOAA Veteran program award, Assist with logistics and planning for CALTRANS Fish Passage Internship project.
  • Assist in the development of implementation projects and seeking grant funding for fish habitat improvement projects from state and federal grant programs, and other available funding sources, which include but are not limited to structure modification/removal or replacement, riparian fencing, riparian improvement projects such as tree planting and exotic species removal.
  • Assist with conducting landowner outreach and education about upslope, riparian and instream restoration and the benefits of such projects to the community and the local watershed though participation in watershed and community environmental group meetings, conferences and workshops. Assist in developing collaborative partnerships with landowners and local watershed restoration groups to accomplish fisheries restoration work.

Job Requirements:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.

Job Details:

Company: California Conservation Corps

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Modesto, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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