|Type of position
|American Conservation Experience
|Description of Location
|Pinnacles National Park is a tucked away beauty in the Southern California Coast.
|Closing date of competition
|Date position available
|Description of duties
Position Overview: The ACE Members will directly serve within the Division of Research and Resource Management at Pinnacles National Park. Safety protocols related to COVID-19 will be observed. The members will serve as part of a crew conducting invasive plant treatment and habitat restoration efforts (80%). Additional duties (< 20 %) may include projects on other resource-related projects such as:
- Seed collection
- Rare plant surveys
- Vegetation monitoring
- Aquatic resources
- Wildlife monitoring
- Physical resources monitoring
- Interpretation-related projects
- GPS mapping
- May use computer software applications (e.g., Access, Excel, Word, ArcGIS etc.) to enter, process, assemble, and summarize data
- Create reports and recommendations from natural resources projects.
Environment: Approximately 90% of this position is made up of physically demanding and mentally taxing projects in the outdoors.
- Members must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, as required by U.S. government contracts
- Willing and able to represent ACE and the partner organization in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner.
- Ability to be both self-directed/work alone, and be a positive, contributing member of a group.
- A valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record (documentation to be provided upon request).
- Willing to undergo and must pass the required three-part criminal history check.
- Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
- ACE Members must verify that they are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have requested and been granted a medical or religious exemption to vaccination by the time they start their term.
- ACE Members will need to complete bi-weekly timesheets, beginning of term feedback forms, end of term evaluations and for longer terms, a mid-term evaluation.
- Member may not participate in any prohibited activities as listed in the Member Service Agreement
- To learn more about eligibility requirements, please visit our website https://www.usaconservation.org/epic/#eligibility-requirements“>here.
- Ability to serve outdoors in arduous field conditions
- Must be able to hike up to ten miles per day carrying gear and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
- Must be willing to mix, load, and apply herbicides with the direct supervision of a licensed applicator for the purposes of vegetation control as a major part of work duties.
- Must be willing and able to observe all safety protocols.
- Possess a degree, experience, and/or demonstrated interest in biology, ecology, vegetation management, botany, environmental studies, natural resource management, park management, or a related discipline.
- Practical knowledge of a wide range of field restoration skills and invasive plant control techniques.
- Residents of San Benito, Monterey, and southern Santa Clara counties are highly encouraged to apply.
- Bilingual applicants are encouraged and welcome.
|Contact for additional information
|Victoria Yee, [email protected]
|Resume, Cover Letter, 3 professional reference contacts
|Please apply through this link provided: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/906799.html