Water and Energy Corpsmember
Larimer County Conservation Corps

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Water and Energy Corpsmember

Larimer County Conservation Corps
Fort Collins, Colorado
$10,454.40 / season
No experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in about 2 months (Jan 06, 2020)

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 products and provide water and energy conservation education to residents. Corpsmembers engage in a combination of hands-on projects and service-learning activities focused on sustainable building practices, community engagement and personal and professional skill development. Corpsmembers participate in twenty weeks of service within the Larimer County community.


  • LCCC crews are expected to serve 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for approximately 40 hours per week. Corpsmembers are required to participate in the MLK Day of service on Monday, January 20, 2020. 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 faucet aerators, smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, clotheslines, programmable thermostats, light bulbs, furnace air filters, and high-efficiency toilets
  • Inspect home insulation, appliances, windows, toilets, and heating systems
  • Assist with program marketing and outreach
  • Participate in personal and professional development activities including team building, service learning, educational tours and activities, and workshops
  • Adhere to policies and procedures outlined in the AmeriCorps contract and Corpsmember handbook
  • Safely drive a twelve-passenger van

Training will include:

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


  • Between the ages of 18 and 25
  • Committed to completing the twenty-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, drug screening, motor vehicle check, and sex offender check

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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