California Conservation Corps (CCC); Cal Fire Authority

The CCC is a work development program specifically for young men and women between the ages of 18 to 25, offering work in environmental conservation, fire protection, land maintenance, and emergency response to natural disasters. The CCC members are referred to as “corpsmembers” and work for a wide range of project sponsors throughout California.  They work conserving or enhancing the state’s natural resources while building their own employable life skills.


  • Locate a recruiter nearest you
  • Attend an hour-long orientation
    The recruiter will explain the interview process
  • Make contact with your local office, Monday – Thursday 8 -5pm. Schedule an interview.
  • Selected applicants will be required to successfully pass the initial 1-2 week training
    Corpsmember, Orientation, Motivation, Education and Training (COMET)


  • Must be 18-25 years of age
  • High School Diploma or college transcripts.
  • A valid California Driver’s license.
  • Not on probation or parole, free of any convictions.
  • Able to pass a criminal background check, drug test and physical exam.