CA Conservation Corps

Actively Recruiting:

Position title :
Crew Supervisor

Type of Position :
Staff (Full-Time)

Town, City, Park, etc :
Los Angeles County

State / Territory :

Benefits :
Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Vision Insurance

Attachments/Supplemental Materials :

Organization/Program Description :
  • Do you want to make a positive, significant difference in the lives of citizens in communities throughout California?
  • Do you want to directly improve the lives of citizens in the State of California through the implementation of vital environmental restoration projects?

Then the California Conservation Corps (CCC) has the job for you!

The CCC is a dynamic organization committed to developing young adults by challenging them to complete a year of public service and conservation-related work. Employees of the CCC are leaders who inspire, educate and challenge young people to further their educational and professional goals.

If you are looking to work for a state department that demands excellence, inspires staff to do their best and protects and enhances the state’s environment, we invite you to apply for a position with the California Conservation Corps, the finest youth Environmental Restoration, Education, Workforce Development program in the world.

Position Description :

This position reports to the CA CCC Los Angeles Satellite at 4366 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90037

Job Duties :

IMPORTANT: This position requires taking and passing the Conservationist I Exam. See ‘Eligibility Information’ below for more information.

Under the direction of the Conservationist Supervisor at the Pomona Center, the Conservationist I is responsible for the following duties:

Supervise, Train and Evaluate Corpsmembers.

  • Supervise a crew of young men and women (corpsmembers) working on public service conservation projects in urban and rural areas. Some projects may be in remote areas of California.
  • Teach corpsmembers the importance of work productivity, team work, safe work habits and discipline on work projects. Responsible to follow CCC-established discipline policies and hold corpsmembers accountable for their behavior. Recommend disciplinary action when necessary. Evaluate corpsmembers’ performance.
  • Instruct corpsmembers in the protection and conservation of California’s natural resources.
  • Instruct, inspire, motivate, and ensure the development of safe work habits in crews of young adult corpsmembers.
  • Respond to emergencies such as wild land fires, floods, pest eradication and mudslides. Ability to take immediate action in life-threatening situations.

Teach, Direct and Counsel Corpsmembers.

  • • Develop corpsmembers’ leadership skills. Recommend corpsmembers as candidates for the CCC Leadership Training Program. Mentor corpsmember leaders.
  • Supervision of corpsmembers during non-work hours (night and weekend supervision and/or spikes, if assigned). Monitor dormitories and ensure the health and safety of all corpsmembers on CCC facilities. Provide informal counseling to corpsmembers; refer to formal counseling, if needed.

Care, Maintenance and Security of State Equipment and Property.

  • Inspect vehicles and equipment to ensure safe operation; recommend repairs and maintenance.
  • Drive and operate state vehicles and equipment, perform minor repairs and maintenance.

Recordkeeping and Personnel Administration.

  • Maintain time and leave records, approve leaves, accrual of CTO.
  • Develop supervisor’s reports of injuries, disciplinary reports and weekly project and safety reports.
Requirements :

Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to complete the following pre-employment requirements prior to being appointed:

  • Commercial Driver License – Provide evidence that a Commercial Class C license with a Passenger Transport Vehicle special endorsement, or equivalent, has been obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
  • Pre-employment Drug Test – Pass a urine drug test. In accordance with the Federal Highway Administration regulations (49 CFR, Part 382), persons hired to a class requiring a commercial driver license must take and pass a pre-employment drug test. Please note: Per California Code of Regulations 213.5, applicants who fail the drug test pursuant to section 213.4 (h), will be disqualified from the examination in which they are competing and, except as provided by section 213.5 (e), shall not be eligible to take any State civil service examination for a class for which drug testing is required until one year has elapsed from the date the drug test specimen is given.
  • Background Investigation – Undergo fingerprinting and successfully pass a Criminal Offender Record Information check completed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) which may or may not also include a background check through the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).
  • Medical Exam – a medical clearance examination is required for this classification.
Additional Benefits :

Information on the benefits associated with this civil service position including, but not limited to, salary, retirement and job protections can be found on the CalHR website.

Contact Information :

Hiring Unit Contact:
Duane Wilson
(909) 594-4206
[email protected]

Questions on how to apply? Contact the Hiring Desk at (916) 341-3221 or [email protected]

Additional Information :

In order to be considered for the job vacancy you must satisfy one of the following requirements:

  1. List Eligibility– Successfully complete the civil service exam for classification Conservationist I. Click Here for more information on how to apply for the Conservationist I exam. NOTE: Please refer to the exam bulletin for the frequency of administration of this exam.
  2. Transfer Eligibility– Must have current employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable. If in a different classification, you must meet the minimum qualifications (see Minimum Qualifications section and associated links above).
  3. Reinstatement Eligibility– Previously obtained permanent employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable. If in a different classification, you must meet the minimum qualifications (see Minimum Qualifications section and associated links above).

In some special circumstances, candidates who meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position, but who do not have one of the types of eligibility listed above, may be hired. However, this is rare and the preferred method of appointment is through eligibility as described above.