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Workforce Development

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What We Do

BSR’s Work Force Development Department supports the development of the local workforce in areas including job readiness, skills attainment, educational advancement opportunities, leadership development, paid on-the-job training and paid work experience.  


Employing local people encourages stability and strengthens our mountain communities. We offer education components related to high school diploma completion, driver’s license attainment, continuing education and technical trades.  







Big Sandy Rancheria is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Preference in hiring is given to qualified American Indian in accordance with Indian Preference Act.

For Partners - Hire a Crew

The Department contracts with private and government land managers, non-profit organizations, and others for projects related to fuel reduction, trail construction and maintenance, basic construction, tree planting, forest restoration and rehabilitation.  


Big Sandy crews restore the landscape, improve recreational opportunities, and help build forest resilience through fuel reduction and other mitigation measures.

Partners include:

Southern California Edison

U.S. Forest Service

Pacific Gas & Electric

Fresno County District 5


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We're always looking for great volunteers to help us with land management, brush clearing, and construction projects. Contact us today if you'd like a rewarding experience with Big Sandy Rancheria!

For more information on workforce development opportunities, please call Rick Fleming at (559)  374 0066 x. 230

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