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Washington Conservation Corps

Become a WCC Crew Supervisor

What is the WCC?

Organizational Overview

The Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) was established in 1983 to conserve, rehabilitate, and enhance the state’s natural and environmental resources while providing educational opportunities and meaningful service experiences for young adults (ages 18 to 25*). WCC crews complete projects on public lands (includes recreational upgrades, environmental restoration, and enhancement). A WCC crew consists of 5 crew members and 1 crew supervisor.

*Age restrictions for members are based on legislative mandate, limited exceptions may be made for veterans and participants with a sensory or mental disability. There is not an age restriction for WCC Crew Supervisors.

What is expected of a Crew Supervisor?

Supervisor Expectations
Crew at fish passage project

The WCC seeks Forest Technicians (Crew Supervisors) competent in watershed restoration, fencing, wetland mitigation, trail construction and other skills in the environmental field. Strong supervisory skills are required.

As a Crew Supervisor with the Washington Conservation Corps, you will lead young adults - promoting a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a commitment to service while accomplishing high-quality environmental projects.

National Service Criminal History Check Requirements

A criminal history check is required as a condition of employment. This check will entail a search of the Washington State Patrol, FBI, and National Sex Offender Registry.

Required Qualifications

Satisfactory completion of a two-year Forest Technology Vocational program

OR

Equivalent education/experience in natural resources.

What are the salaries and benefits for a WCC Crew Supervisor?

WCC Crew Supervisor (Forest Technician) Salaries/Benefits

The salary range for a WCC Crew Supervisor (Forest Technician) is $30,672.00 - $39,708.00 annually. In addition, Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. WCC Crew Supervisors receive paid holidays, paid training, sick leave, retirement* and annual leave*. Benefits are outlined in the application available on Careers.WA.Gov

*Some benefits are dependent on duration of project

Where are WCC crews located?

Applying for WCC Crew Supervisor locations WCC regions

The WCC has crews serving across Washington. During times when we are not actively recruiting supervisors, you may still enter your name in our candidate pool for future supervisor vacancies by completing the following applications:

  • North Puget Sound region - Candidates completing an application for this region will be entered into the eligibility pool for vacancies, as they arise, in the following counties: Skagit, Whatcom, King and Snohomish.

    Hiring Managers:

    Liz Esikoff | 360-280-6708
    Nick Saling | 360-742-8761

  • Southwest region - Candidates completing an application for this region will be entered into the eligibility pool for vacancies, as they arise, in the following counties: Pierce, Thurston and Clark.

    Hiring Manager:

    Kevin Farrell | 360-407-7119

  • Central/Eastern region - Candidates completing an application for this region will be entered into the eligibility pool for vacancies, as they arise, in the following counties:  Yakima, Chelan, Kittitas, Walla Walla and Spokane.

    Hiring Manager:

    Roland McGill | 360-407-6077

  • Olympic region - Candidates completing an application for this region will be entered into the eligibility pool for vacancies, as they arise, in the following counties:  Kitsap, Mason, Clallam, Grays Harbor and Jefferson.

    Hiring Manager:

    Jason Ouellette | 360-407-7475



Is WCC currently recruiting?

Recruitment Status

Members: Currently not recruiting. View FAQ and check back in February!

Supervisors: Currently NOT recruiting. View Supervisor FAQ or apply to registry for future vacancies.