Job Posting

CA Conservation Corps


JC-72343 - Crew Supervisor

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-72343
Position #(s):
Working Title: Crew Supervisor
$3,556.00 - $4,400.00
$2,770.00 - $4,400.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Placer County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The CCC is a dynamic organization committed to developing young men and women 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.
Department Website:

Job Description and Duties

Under the direction of the Conservation Supervisor at the Placer Center, the Conservationist I performs 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. Responsible for directing and instructing corpsmembers in construction projects which may involve carpentry, plumbing, electrical, concrete, masonry, solar installation, weatherization and/or energy retrofits. Training of corpsmembers in the skills required to perform the above work safely and effectively. Ensure that corpsmembers are supplied and dressed in appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE) and have all standard issue safety gear (including hard hat, gloves, goggles, boots, etc.) at the appropriate time. Instruct corpsmembers in the protection and conservation of California’s natural resources. Instruct corpsmembers in skills such as: construction, landscaping, erosion control and trail building and maintenance. 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, 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. Monitor the educational attainment of corpsmembers engaged in non-work educational opportunities. Provide feedback and evaluation to corpsmembers. Respond to evening and weekend emergency situations. 

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. Identify, select and train corpsmember drivers. Assist in their attainment of a Class B license and CCC-sponsored driver training course(s). 

Recordkeeping and personnel administration. Maintain time and leave records, approves leaves, accrual of CTO. Develop supervisor’s reports of injuries, disciplinary reports and weekly project and safety reports. Document conservation awareness activities. Purchase project materials and follow per diem guidelines for travel. Maintain accurate financial records for all purchases. 

Working Conditions

This position will be located at 3710 Christian Valley Road, Auburn, CA 95602.

Special Requirements

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

  • Class B License – Provide evidence that a Class B license with a Passenger Transport Vehicle special endorsement has been obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

  • Pre-employment 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.

  • 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 exam is required for this classification.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

CA Conservation Corps
Attn: CCC Hiring Desk
1719 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • 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.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Desire to make a significant, positive difference in the youth and environment of the state. A strong sense of the values of integrity, honor, loyalty and professionalism. Exhibit strength in character; respect the chain of command; possess unquestionable ethics; perform physically demanding work; demand excellence from others; and lead by example.  

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

  • Department Website:
  • Human Resources Contact:
    Colleen Hardin
    (916) 341-3195
  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Rod Thornhill
    (530) 823-4900
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    Tiffany Aubel
    (916) 341-3196
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Eligibility Information

If you are interested in this position, but don't currently have eligibility, please review the Exam Bulletin linked below. Follow the instructions provided in the bulletin to apply for and take the Conservationist I - Energy exam to obtain list eligibilty for the classification. You can find the Exam Bulletin linked HERE.

Additional Information

If applying by mail, please indicate RPA #17-1145 in the job title section of your State application. 

If you previously applied for this position under JC-66749 and you are still interested in this position, you do not need to reapply.


You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • Electronic (through your CalCareer Account)
  • By Mail
Use Your CalCareer Account

Manage your applications and update your information with ease through your CalCareer Account. If you do not have a CalCareer Account, it is easy to create one.

Alternate Application Process

While we recommend that you utilize your CalCareer Account to take advantage of all the tools available, you may choose to apply for this job without using your account. In this case, print and complete the Job Application Package Checklist and include it if you submit a hard copy application.

Job Application Package Checklist

Blank Application Form (STD 678)