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The Hinkley Program is focused on paid work experience and career development activities for young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 in the Hinkley community and surrounding area.

Hinkley Program

Outdoor Facilities Maintenance Program

Career Institute and Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) select program participants to work in a paid work experience. Participants also receive training in career development, education planning, and life skill development. 

 

 

Duties Include: 

 

  • Landscape maintenance

  • Fence building and maintenance

  • Posting and installation of signage

  • Maintenance and installation of irrigation systems

  • General clean-up of litter and debris

May perform any combination of tasks using shovels, hoes, pruning shears, saws, and ladders.

 

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Job Description

Work Schedule Requirement: 

 

  • Monday through Thursday (30 hours a week) in the Hinkley area.

Extras may include: 

  • Monthly career development activities and education planning 

  • Daily Safety Training to include: learning the fundamentals of safe work practices set forth by California Standards

  • Forklift Certification

  • First Aid Certification

  • OSHA Courses

  • Hazwhopper Certification

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Young adult between ages 18 and 24 living in Hinkley, Barstow or Lenwood area

  • Ability to understand and follow directions with a commitment to safety

  • Ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

  • Have reliable transportation

  • Must be attending a post-secondary training program such as college, GED, etc.

 

Wage: You will be paid the current minimum wage with possible increase related to performance.

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