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AmeriCorps Water and Energy Corpsmember Posted Nov 30
Larimer County Conservation Corps , Fort Collins, CO
 
Position Summary:

The Water & Energy Corpsmember role is a temporary, seasonal position performing basic home efficiency assessments in Fort Collins and Loveland, Colorado. 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-two 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 Program Coordinator, Dan Marotti, (970)498-6081/dmarotti@larimer.org


Training will include:

First Aid and CPR Certification
LCCC Policies and Procedures
Customer Service
Home Science Auditor Training


Qualifications:

Between the ages of 18 and 25
Committed to completing the 22-week program in its entirety
Ability to remain focused, alert, and productive in difficult working conditions and perform physical labor
Must be dedicated to Larimer County Conservation Corps' mission
Team oriented, punctual, and dependable with a strong work ethic
Interest in making a difference in the community
If selected, required to verify identity and eligibility to serve in the United States
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado driver’s license


Physical Requirements:

Must have:

Acceptable eyesight, including clear near and far vision, good depth perception
Adequate hearing to perform function
Appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on the telephone and in public contacts
Fine and gross motor skills and use of arms, hands, and fingers to perform computer duties and operate equipment


Must be able to:

Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects
Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach frequently or constantly


Environmental Conditions and Physical Surroundings:

Exposure to variable weather conditions, confined spaces, noise, dust, airborne particles, and vibration


Offer is Contingent upon the Following Stipulations:

Must possess an acceptable driving record, insurable driving record preferred
Must pass a state and national criminal history check and drug screening


The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is available to all without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religion, or other improper criterion. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need accommodations during the application, interview, hiring process or for service may make arrangement by contacting the LCCC at (970) 498-6660 or lccc@larimer.org.


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