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April 09, 2015
GOVERNOR BROWN VISITS CCC HEADQUARTERS

The founder of the CCC, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., paid a visit to the Corps' Sacramento headquarters April 9.  He and several staff members had a chance to meet with corpsmembers and CCC staff.  The Governor devoted time to answering corpsmember questions on everything from why he created the CCC to the drought to future opportunities for corpsmembers.
The CCC was established in July 1976 with legislation signed by Governor Brown during his first term. The Corps will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2016.



March 03, 2015
WATSONVILLE OPENINGS NOW FOR YOUNG MEN, WOMEN

 

Young men and women who like to work outdoors building trails, planting trees and native plants, landscaping parks, helping with energy conservation and more should consider applying for the nonresidential Watsonville CCC crews.
Corpsmembers earn a paycheck of $1,520 as well as scholarship opportunities. Those without a high school diplomas can attend classes through the John Muir Charter School.

Commute from home each day and become a part of a Watsonville crew.
Orientations held in Watsonville every Thursday at 11 a.m. Parents welcome to attend.

For openings at any CCC location: Apply online (click on the "Apply Now" link above).

For Watsonville openings ONLY, apply online or contact Jonathan Doidge at jonathan.doidge@ccc.ca.gov , (831) 722-2195.


 

 



March 03, 2015
WATSONVILLE OPENINGS NOW FOR YOUNG MEN, WOMEN

 
Young men and women who like to work outdoors building trails, planting trees and native plants, landscaping parks, helping with energy conservation and more should consider applying for the nonresidential San Jose CCC crews.
Corpsmembers earn a paycheck  of $1,520 as well as scholarship opportunities. Those without a high school diplomas can attend classes through the John Muir Charter School.
Commute from home each day and become a part of a Watsonville crew.
Orientations held in Watsonville every Thursday at 11 a.m. Parents welcome to attend.

For openings at any CCC location: Apply online (click on the "Apply Now" link above).

For Watsonville openings ONLY, apply online or contact Jonathan Doidge at jonathan.doidge@ccc.ca.gov , (831) 722-2195.



February 20, 2015
SAN JOSE OPENINGS NOW FOR CORPSMEMBERS

 

Young men and women who like to work outdoors building trails, planting trees and native plants, landscaping parks, helping with energy conservation and more should consider applying for the nonresidential San Jose CCC crews.
Corpsmembers earn a paycheck  of $1,520 as well as scholarship opportunities. Those without a high school diplomas can attend classes through the John Muir Charter School.

Commute from home each day and become a part of a San Jose crew.
For openings at any CCC location: Apply online (click " Apply Now" above).
For San Jose openings ONLY, apply online or contact Jonathan Doidge at jonathan.doidge@ccc.ca.gov ,(831) 319-8316.



February 04, 2015
OPENINGS NOW ON SAN JOSE CREWS



Young men and women who like to work outdoors building trails, planting trees and native plants, landscaping parks, helping with energy conservation and more should consider applying for the nonresidential San Jose CCC crews.
Corpsmembers earn a paycheck  of $1,520 as well as scholarship opportunities. Those without a high school diplomas can attend classes through the John Muir Charter School.

Commute from home each day and become a part of a San Jose crew.
Apply online  (click " Apply Now" above) or contact jonathan.doidge@ccc.ca.gov ,(831) 319-8316.

 



January 21, 2015
CONTINOUS TESTING NOW FOR 3 CCC CLASSIFICATIONS

 

The CCC's Human Resources Branch has now added two more CCC classifications that offer continuous application filing and testing for their exams.
 
Along with the Conservationist I exam, there is now ongoing filing and testing for the Conservationist II and the Conservation Supervisor classifications.
This allows the department to have active lists throughout the year.  Applications can be filed at any time and it's possible there will be more frequent testing.  
 
For those interested in taking the Conservationist II and the Conservation Supervisor exams, the cut-off date to submit an application for the next round of testing is Friday, January 23.  Applications received after the cut-off date will be held for the next administration of the exams.
 
The cut-off date for the Conservationist I exam will be announced soon.
 
The exam bulletins and other details are available on the CCC website. Click on the "Staff Jobs" tab at the very top of this page.
 

 



December 11, 2014
CCC CREWS FILLING THOUSANDS OF SANDBAGS

In the last few days, CCC crews have assisted the cities of Ferndale (Humboldt County), East Palo Alto (San Mateo County) and Redding (Shasta County) by filling thousands of sandbags.

Corpsmembers from throughout the state are ready to help where needed during the current storms and potential flooding.  The corpsmembers have completed both classroom instruction and hands-on training in floodfighting techniques.
CCC crews have learned proper techniques for sandbagging, building sandbags walls, protecting against a boil (leak) and using protective plastic to shore up levees against wave-wash erosion.
 
The CCC has a long history of floodfighting work and has filled more than 3.5 million sandbags since the program was established in 1976.
 


December 08, 2014
CREWS FLOOD-TRAINED, READY TO RESPOND

 

Corpsmembers from throughout the state have now completed both classroom instruction and hands-on training in floodfighting techniques.

CCC crews have learned proper techniques for sandbagging, building sandbags walls, protecting against a boil (leak) and using protective plastic to shore up levees against wave-wash erosion.
The crews can be dispatched where needed during winter storms or flooding.

The CCC has a long history of floodfighting work and has filled more than 3.5 million sandbags since the program was established in 1976.

 



November 20, 2014
FORTUNA CCC CREW WORKING IN DETROIT

The weather is quite a bit colder than they're used to in Humboldt County, but 13 corpsmembers from the Fortuna Center are spending the next month in Detroit, Michigan, tackling cleanup work from the city's August flash floods.
The corpsmembers will go house to house, removing drywall from the basements of flooded homes and clearing debris impacted by the water.
The CCC's work is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Three Michigan counties were declared federal disaster areas by President Obama after this summer's flooding.
The CCC has sent corpsmembers to other states on an emergency response basis before, including crews to Louisiana to clean up after Hurricane Rita in 2005, and corpsmembers helping with fire rehabilitation work in Yellowstone National Park in 1989.



November 04, 2014
CCC BEGINS FIRE REHAB WORK ON KING FIRE SITE

As of November 5, a CCC crew from the Corps' Placer Center begins 10 days of erosion control and soil stabilization work on the Rubicon Off-Highway Vehicle trail, an area that burned during the massive King Fire.
During the King Fire, which started September 13, as many as 17 CCC crews at one time were dispatched to the fire, working for weeks at a time. The fire was located in the Eldorado National Forest.