Water and Energy Corpsmember

  • Larimer County Conservation Corps
  • Fort Collins, CO 80522, United States
  • Nov 22, 2016
Seasonal Green Building/Sustainable Development Natural Resources Sustainability

Job Description

Visit http://larimerworkforce.org/young-adults/lccc/get-involved/ to view detailed position descriptions to apply.

About the Larimer County Conservation Corps:
The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. Our programs empower corpsmembers to develop personal and professional skills, gain environmental awareness and actively engage in the community, while developing self-sufficiency to help them become productive members of our community. The LCCC is based in Fort Collins, Colorado and is an accredited corps through the Colorado Youth Corps Association and The Corps Network.
 
Position Summary:
The Water & Energy Corpsmember role is a temporary, seasonal position performing basic home efficiency assessments throughout Larimer County. Corpsmembers will install efficiency measures and provide water and energy conservation education to residents. Corpsmembers are engaged in a combination of hands-on projects and service learning activities focused on environmental awareness, community engagement and personal and professional skill development. Corpsmembers participate in twenty weeks of service within the Larimer County community.
 
Schedule:
LCCC crews are expected to serve 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for approximately 40 hours per week. This schedule may be modified due to weather, logistics, or other unforeseen circumstances. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Educate residents about water and energy efficiency practices and services
  • Adhere to safe and proper use of various tools and equipment
  • Install water conserving shower heads and aerators, smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, clothes lines, programmable thermostats, light  bulbs, and high-efficiency toilets
  • Inspect home insulation, appliances, windows, toilets, and heating/cooling systems
  • Assist with program marketing and Corps outreach
  • Participate in personal and professional development activities including team building, service learning, and workshops
  • Adhere to policies and procedures outlined in the AmeriCorps contract and corpsmember handbook
  • Safely drive a twelve passenger van
  • Report directly to the Program Coordinator

Job Level

Entry-level

Sector

Government- Local/Regional

Salary

$7,142 total stipend paid in biweekly increments