The Tiuvac’a’ai’ Tribal Conservation Corps (TTCC) is a non-profit organization established in 2022. An entity of the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.

Now Hiring: TTCC Arborist & Nursery Manager

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Tiuvac’a’ai’ Tribal Conservation Corps (TTCC) Arborist and Nursery Manager.

The Arborist and Nursery Manager ensures the organization’s success and sustainability by providing direct management for TTCC’s newly developed Tribal Nursery and Tree Planting Project for Disadvantaged Communities in partnership with the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (FTBMI) of Northern Los Angeles County.

The Arborist’s primary responsibility is to create, develop, and operate a native tree nursery for the FTBMI and surrounding communities. This position will also supervise cohorts of 18–24-year-olds in tree planting efforts in residential lots throughout select areas of the San Fernando and Antelope Valleys.

How to Apply: Send your resume to pablo.cardoso@tribalconservationcorps.org with “Arborist and Nursery Manager Application” in the subject line.  Interviews are expected to be scheduled in early June.

JOB TYPE: Full time, 32 hours per week. Evening and weekend work may be required on occasion.

COMPENSATION: $26.76- $31.76/hour

LOCATION: Pacoima, CA

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

The Tiuvac’a’ai’ Tribal Conservation Corps (TTCC) is a non-profit organization established in 2022. An entity of the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.

MISSION

The TTCC is a multi-beneficial hands-on-training program that will work with Native youth and young adults towards the goals of regaining ecological functionality, enhancing climate resiliency, and human well-being.

OUR VISION

Is to work towards promoting and restoring the cultural values of the Indigenous People through the practice and application of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the protection, restoration, and development of our cultural and natural landscapes. We teach our youth to embrace their ancestral knowledge, which will promote their sense of identity, self-esteem, and self-worth.

Essential Functions

Native Tree Care: This position will oversee the nursery’s long-term development and expansion, as well as daily care of various species of drought-tolerant CA native trees.

Tree Planting: This position will supervise crew members in planting native trees in residential yards in accordance with best practices, considering factors such as space, water and sun requirements, soil type, homeowner preferences, seasonality, safety, and longevity.

Grant Program Management: This position will work to meet grant program deliverables and outcomes, such as desired viability percentages and tree planting objectives.

Youth Training: This position will lead nursery trainings with corps members to support their personal and career development, expand their ecological awareness, and equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills to enter arboriculture or horticulture-related careers.

2024-05-15T12:59:26-07:00

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