Ecosystem Restoration Laborer

Job Announcement
Ecosystem Restoration Laborer
Tribal Ecosystem Restoration Workforce Training and Employment Program
The Pit River Tribe in partnership with California Trout and Lomakatsi Restoration Project will facilitate an ecosystemrestoration workforce training and employment program during fall of 2014. On behalf of this partnership,Lomakatsi Restoration Project will be accepting applications from qualified Pit River Tribal members to
conduct stream restoration projects in the Wild Trout area of Hat Creek. Project activities will focus on restoring
the ecological function of the Wild Trout Area riparian (streamside) corridor in an effort to protect wild trout
populations and the unique cultural and recreational attributes that define Hat Creek as one of California’s most
important cold-water spring-fed natural resources.
Position: Ecosystem Restoration Laborer (9 positions available)
Description: Under the mentorship of Lomakatsi specialists and a Pit River Tribal Workforce Manager, crew
members will conduct general forestry labor and restoration activities including trail work, erosion control, tree
and shrub planting/maintenance, and noxious weed abatement.
 Must be at least 18 years old and Pit River Tribal Member
 Previous experience working in manual labor (ex: construction, landscaping, agriculture, forestry, etc.)
 Field experience in trail work, forestry (chainsaw operation), Wildland Fire Fighting, or tree planting preferred
 Dedicated work ethic and demonstrated ability to perform physically demanding labor
 Ability to work in a team setting and follow training instructions/job assignments
Salary: $13.50 per hour/40 hours per week for 9 weeks
Program Employment Period: September 29th through November 26th
Job Announcement Posting Date: August 26th
Application Submission Closing Date: September 8th
Application Submission Location: Pit River Tribe Environmental Department, 36970 Park Ave. Burney,
Ca 96013. For questions, contact Shawnna Wilson at (530)335-5421 Ext. 1504.
Applications are available from the Pit River Tribe Environmental Department or Pit River Tribe Administration
For additional information please contact Alicia Fitzgerald at:
Lomakatsi Restoration Project. Office: 541-488-0208.
Mailing address: P.O. Box 3084, Ashland, OR 97520. Email: