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Seasonal Conservation Technician I/II

Trinity County Resource Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Conservation Technician I/II. The Conservation Technician I/II works under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, 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. This is a temporary full-time position. The candidate list generated from this announcement will be used to fill future vacancies in this job classification.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Ability to perform hard physical labor in rugged terrain and in inclement weather
  2. Ability to work independently or as a team to complete tasks, sometimes with minimal direct supervision
  3. Ability to work safely
  4. Ability to communicate effectively and problem solve
  5. Flexibility to assist with a variety of tasks to support program needs
  6. Ability to lift 50 lbs
  7. Possession of a valid California Drivers license

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:

  1. Plant identification skills and familiarity with the local flora
  2. Experience collecting data with a GPS unit
  3. 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
  4. Ability to drive a manual transmission 4x4 truck and tow a trailer
  5. Knowledge of basic forestry concepts and fuels reduction techniques


The Conservation Technician I/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.

Starting Salary Range: $10.50 to $15.20 hourly, DOE

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To Apply: please submit a resume or application to the TCRCD. Applications are available during regular business hours at the TCRCD office, 30 Horseshoe Lane, Weaverville, CA. Or Click Here to download / print or fill out and attach and send to the email below.

Call (530)-623-6004, or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

A full job description is here. (PDF).