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Vegetation Management Member – Saguaro National Park with American Conservation Experience in Tucson, AZ

Type of position Full-time, Temp, Internship
Employer American Conservation Experience
Location Tucson, AZ
Description of Location American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service and Saguaro National Park, is seeking ONE Vegetation Management Member to contribute to vegetation management projects alongside NPS Staff.
Salary 570/week
Closing date of competition April 7, 2023
Date position available 3.23.23
Description of duties

Position Overview: ACE Members will be working in Saguaro National Park’s Science and Resource Management Division with the majority of the duties associated with invasive plant control. ACE Members will join a team made up of biologists, biological technicians, volunteers, and interns. Projects will take place in both districts of Saguaro National Park in Tucson. ACE Members will be provided training in plant identification, plant removal, herbicide use and mixing, mapping with GPS and GIS, data collection, and specialized backcountry survey techniques. Occasional backcountry work will be done in the upper elevations of the park (up to 8,600′) and involve camping. Duties will also include backcountry surveys for non-native plants, springs/wetlands, cultural resources, and forest health indicators.

 

Qualifications sought

Required

  • Members must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, as required byU.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 two-part criminal history check.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • 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.
  • To learn more about eligibility requirements, please visit our website https://www.usaconservation.org/epic/#eligibility-requirements.

Preferred Skills:

  • Competitive applicants for this position can hold or be pursuing a bachelor’s degree and/or have relevant experience in environmental science, botany, ecosystem restoration, natural resource management, or related discipline.
  • Knowledge and ability to use GIS/ GPS equipment in the field.
  • Ability and willingness to hike and spend long hours in the backcountry.
Contact for additional information Victoria Yee, vyee@usaconservation.org
Application procedure  
Submit what Cover Letter, Resume, 3 professional reference contacts
Submit to Please apply through the posting link here:https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/923387.html
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