Larimer County Conservation Corps

The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) provides seasonal employment opportunities to support our local environment and community. The LCCC also provides corpsmember development activities to enhance educational skills, strengthen citizenship and leadership capabilities, and to foster an understanding and appreciation of diversity. The LCCC is operated within the Larimer County Workforce Center. The Crew Leader position is a temporary, seasonal supervisory position managing a team who performs various conservation, disaster recovery, and agricultural projects within the community.

Larimer County Conservation Corps Fort Collins, CO, USA
Apr 22, 2019
Temporary
Overview Assists with the Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste program and Larimer County Government inter-departmental hazardous waste disposal. Interacts respectively with regard to household and County interdepartmental hazardous waste disposal issues, assists in processing and packaging waste for shipment, and maintains the Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste Collection facility. Details Provides customers service at the Household Hazardous Waste collection facility. Assists in the screening and acceptance of household hazardous waste from program participants. Assists with inventory and storage of hazardous waste. Keeps the collection facility clean and maintains an appropriate level of hygiene. Assists in the consolidation of household hazardous waste through the use of lab-packing and loose-packing methods. Uses hand tools with moderate amount of force (open lids). Safe working procedures including wearing PPE i.e. safety glasses, Tyvec suit, and gloves. Light equipment operation. Environmental regulations such as Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) and Department of Transportation Act (DOT). Provide professional customer service to clients and public. Follow written and verbal instructions. Accomplish the assigned workload in a timely manner and meet established performance standards and objectives. Effectively respond to conflict situations and people in conflict. Understand and carry out verbal and written directions. Read labels on waste materials. Perform heavy labor in a variety of weather conditions. Learn to operate light equipment; forklift, pallet jack, drum dolly. Perform duties independently without close supervision. Prepare and maintain clear, accurate records and concise reports. Work weekends. To see the complete job description for this job,  click here.  Qualifications: One (1) year experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities is preferred. High school diploma or GED required. OSHA 24-hour Hazardous Waste Operations Certification preferred. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License.   This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time.  Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool. Employee Benefits Click here  to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.
Larimer County Conservation Corps Carter Lake, Loveland, Larimer County, CO, USA
Apr 22, 2019
Temporary
Overview Natural Resources manages Larimer County's great outdoor places, including open spaces and magnificent water-based recreation areas, and fosters responsible land stewardship through weed management and healthy forest practices.  The Department of Natural Resources has 40+ benefited employees and 125+ seasonal and part time employees.     Our mission is to establish, protect, and manage significant regional parks and open lands providing quality outdoor recreational opportunities and stewardship of natural resource values. We are committed to fostering a sense of community and appreciation for the natural and agricultural heritage of Larimer County for present and future generations.   Details Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is seeking a skilled and talented individual to join our team as an Seasonal Park Ranger.  We are looking for a knowledgeable and friendly person to assist with our mission.   Specifically this position wil l: Provide information and directions to the public; investigate and resolve visitor complaints; ensure public safety, protection of natural resources, and the enjoyment of parks and open space areas Explain and/or enforce applicable rules and regulations to park visitors for the purpose of protecting and preserving natural, historic, and cultural features, sites, and structures Effectively patrol front and back country areas by foot, vehicle, boat, horse, and mountain bike as needed Issue warnings and citations to violators; conduct investigations of reported offenses/incidents to collect evidence, statements, and other relevant information as needed; may be required to provide testimony in court regarding investigations and/or citations Participate in interpretive educational and public outreach programs as needed    To review the full job description, please click  here.   POSSIBLE LOCATIONS: Carter Lake and surrounding areas, Horsetooth Reservoir, Hermit Park, County Open Spaces, and County-wide Open Lands   QUALIFICATIONS: Desired experience in customer service, public relations, general maintenance, boating, and mountain biking  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade required Some college courses in Natural Resources management, Park and Visitor Services management, General Ecology and Biology, Wildlife Biology, or a related field desired Desired six months experience in park, Natural Resources, law enforcement, or a directly related field  Possession of, or ability to obtain by starting date, a valid Colorado Driver's License Possession of a valid CPR and First Aid certification by starting date EMT or 1st Responder Certification is strongly desired Must Successfully complete training program which may include Ranger Excellence School, Field Training, and/or Boat Academy Other Information to Note: This is a temporary position.  Both full time and part time positions may be available. Full time: working up to 40 hours/week for up to 6 months within March - November Part time:  working up to 29 hours/week for up to 11 months Shift-work, nights, weekends, and holidays may be required Work schedules are subject to change depending on weather and visitation An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background test. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result. This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time.  Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool. Employee Benefits Click here  to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  Temporary employees may qualify for medical benefits if eligibility requirements are met. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com