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Phone: (707) 476-4159
New Student Services Building room SS-102
Career Development and Student Employment Center
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AMERICA'S JOB BANK
Employment Development Department listed employment opportunities throughout the U.S.
Information in AmeriCorps programs throughout the United States. AmeriCorps is a federal employment program, which offers a broad array of work experience opportunities. See the listings for Straight Up AmeriCorps and the Watershed Stewards Project among our Humboldt County links for information about local AmeriCorps projects.
JOB BANK USA
Employment and resume information.
Peace Corps Volunteers are serving in more than 70 developing nations around the world working in Agricultur Services. Find out how you can live and work in another culture, and have the adventure of a lifetime.
STUDENT EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
Information about the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) and the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP).
U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
U.S. FOREST SERVICE
Seasonal and permanent employment nationwide with USFS.
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Seasonal and permanent employment nationwide with BLM.
View Employment Development Department (EDD) jobs by county throughout California.
CALIFORNIA STATE PERSONNEL BOARD
Listings of open state civil service positions, career descriptions and pay scales, applications, and links to employment websites in other states and the Federal government
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & GAME
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY & FIRE PROTECTION
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Position announcements throughout the CSU system.
EUREKA CITY SCHOOLS
CHANGING TIDES FAMILY SERVICES
Child care resource and referral agency for Humboldt County; coordinates hiring for state-run preschools. Please check the employment page of the Website.
HUMBOLDT COUNTY OFFICE OF PERSONNEL
Listings of county position vacancies.
HUMBOLDT COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION - PERSONNEL OFFICE
HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY
MAD RIVER HOSPITAL
NORTHCOAST CHILDRENS SERVICES
REDWOOD COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
A locally based, private non-profit organization providing an array of services to low to moderate income residents of Humboldt County.
REDWOOD TECHNOLOGY CONSORTIUM
Site for North Coast information technology industry.
VOLUNTEER CENTER of the REDWOODS
VOLUNTEER--BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE NORTH COAST
NATIONWIDE OR REGIONAL PRIVATE EMPLOYERS:
The below employers may list employment opportunities in Humboldt County.
PACIFIC BELL (SBC)
PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC
Detailed analysis of careers, including scaled ratings of interests, abilities and knowledge levels needed to work in selected occupations.
California Labor Market Information
Access wage and job outlook information by county, WorkSmart! job search tips, as well as the O*Net and Occupational Guides listed above.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The U.S. Department of Labor's standard nationwide job profile reference volume.
Career information for women.
NATIONAL BUSINESS & DISABILITY COUNCIL
Free service for job seekers with disabilities.
Remember: The best way to use your results to a career inventory is to follow-up by gathering information about occupations. Use any one of the "Occupational Exploration" links on this page to explore careers compatible with your results. Or, visit the Career Center in person to use our Choices and Eureka System programs for more career testing, and/or information about careers.
Recruitment sites for posting resumes, searching job lists, and employment tips.
Recruitment sites for summer seasonal employment, including natural resources, the tourism industry, and summer camps / environmental education.
California Department of Fish & Game
Examples of Typical Seasonal Positions: Seasonal Aide, Survey Crew, Biological Technician, Scientific Aid.
California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
Typical Seasonal Positions: Firefighter I; Forestry Aid
Application Procedures: For Firefighter I, applications are accepted by mail or in person, Dec. 3, 2001 - Feb. 28, 2002 for the 2002 firefighting season. Application form is CDF-215 and is available in the CR Career Center, or the nearest CDF office. Theranger unit nearest to CR is in Fortuna at 118 Fortuna Boulevard (call 725-4413 fordirections). Forestry Aid positions have a separate application procedure usingthe state Standard Application Form (STD 678).
Employment with federal organizations designates pay range according to "GS Level", a system of classification that depends upon education and experience needed to perform a job. Most student positions fall within the range of GS-3 and GS-5; current earnings related to these levels can be identified at the OPM website shown on the list of Federal employment links.
AmeriCorps is a federal employment program which offers a broad array of work experience opportunities. The program may partner with local or other national agencies, including the Student Conservation Association (see "Other Important Links for Student Employment"). The AmeriCorps website provides listings of program opportunities by state. Two of the larger AmeriCorps programs in Humboldt County are organized by local community organizations: the Redwood Community Action Agency, working with youth and building healthy communities on the North Coast; and natural resources conservation programs through the Watershed Stewards projects. Check with these organizations for information on applying -- applications for our local programs are generally accepted twice a year on a rotating basis.
Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Federal employment opportunities of all types - permanent and temporary, in all career areas -- throughout all branches of federal government.
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
QuickHire is BLM's online application system for temporary, seasonal, or student positions. Follow the instructions given to register for employment and search for job openings with BLM.
National Park Service (NPS)
Typical Seasonal Positions: Seasonal Park Ranger (Interpretation); Park Guide; Visitor Use Assistant; Biological Science Technician (Prescribed Fire, Plants); Forestry Technician (Fuels Management); and trades such as Carpenter or Motor Vehicle Operator. Note: These positions may conclude as late as October. Application procedures: Apply online at the NPS website.
Student Educational Employment Program
Information on student employment with the Federal Government. There are two components to the program: Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) and the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP). Job opportunities under STEP offer temporary employment, which need not be related to a student's academic field of study. The SCEP program offers work experience directly related to the academic field of study. Information about federal student employment opportunities is available through individual agencies or the Office of Personnel Management website.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Typical Seasonal Positions: Biological Aid/Technician, Range Aid/Technician, Park Ranger.
U.S Forest Service (USFS)
Examples of Typical Seasonal Positions: Forestry Aid/Technician (Silviculture, Recreation Management); Forestry Aid/Technician (Firefighter, Smokejumper, Lookout, Engine Crew); Surveying Aid; Biological Aid/Technician (Fisheries, Fish & Wildlife); Archeological Aid/Technician.
Application Procedures: Applications are completed electronically (on-line), but a scanable paper portion, Form C, must also be mailed in. Form C and pre-addressed mailing envelopes are available at the CR Career Center, or may be picked up at the headquarters for Six Rivers National Forest, our nearest FS office -- located at 1330 Bayshore Way in Eureka.
American Camping Association
Search for camp counselor and other camping positions using this nationwide listing of ACA accredited camps.
Search engine for summer camp employment opportunities.
Job listings at resorts, parks and other recreational areas.
Environmental Career Center
Environmental and natural resources job listings.
Environmental Career Opportunities
Broad spectrum of environmental opportunities. Username: june1 Password: berries
Student Conservation Association
Opportunities in natural resources, for a single season or up to one year. Some positions pay a stipend; others are offered in cooperation with AmeriCorps