|Type of position||Internship|
|Employer||AMERICAN CONSERVATION EXPERIENCE|
|Closing date of competition||07/14/2023|
|Date position available||06/16/1997|
|Description of duties||
American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with Arches National Park is seeking One Member to contribute to vegetation & resource protection projects alongside NPS Staff.
For more information about ACE, please visit:http://www.usaconservation.org/“> www.usaconservation.org.
Start Date: July 17, 2023 or later depending on agency needs
Estimated End Date: November 17, 2023
*a 13 wk minimum commitment is required *
Location Details/Description: Arches National and Canyonlands national parks with potential work in Natural Bridges and Hovenweep national monuments (Moab, Utah duty station).
Position Overview: After habitat loss, invasive species are considered the greatest threat to global diversity. Exotic-plant management, including use of mechanical, manual and chemical control and site restoration, is a high priority in our national parks. The Resource Stewardship and Science Division of the Southeast Utah Group is tasked with controlling priority invasive plant species for 4 national park units in Utah. In this intensive field position, The ACE Member will be trained in a variety of techniques to manage invasive plants. Additionally, the ACE Member will also be responsible for using GPS and GIS to locate and document invasive plant treatments and populations, as well assisting with data summary and reporting. ACE members may also assist in other restoration activities such as native seed collection, seeding, plant and biocrust salvaging, and vegetation monitoring. Additional resource activities such as spring flow and water quality monitoring are also potential duties.
This individual placement is meant to facilitate professional development and promotes exposure to land management agencies and networking with professionals. This could include gaining experience in different conservation fields and shadowing different work groups.
Schedule: Members will generally work with a team of 2-6 people, on a Monday-Thursday schedule working 10-hour days. When backcountry travel is required, members may shift to an 8 days on, 6 days off schedule (also 10 hour days). In the heat of summer, the schedule may shift from 7a to 6a start time (MDT).
Living Allowance: The ACE Member is expected to contribute ~40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $775/week to offset the costs of food and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly.
Public Land Corps Hiring Authority: Members serving under this agreement may be eligible for a federal hiring authority upon completion of their term of service. PLC projects also include specific eligibility requirements such as age and citizenship. Please contact ACE staff with questions about eligibility, or view general information onlinehttps://www.usaconservation.org/epic/#eligibility-requirements“> https://www.usaconservation.org/epic/#eligibility-requirements.
Housing: ACE members will be accommodated in provided housing for the duration of the term.
Provided Training/Orientation: ACE members will receive position specific training and an orientation outlining ACE policies and procedures, clear guidance on prohibited activities, and networks for support.
Physical Demands, Work Environment and Working Conditions:
Environmental Conditions/Hazards: The ACE member(s) may encounter environmental conditions/hazards including extreme heat or cold, rocky terrain, swamp or wetland conditions, biting insects, and potentially dangerous wildlife. The member is expected to conduct duties in a safe and orderly manner so as not to endanger self, fellow staff/members or resources.
Vehicle and Equipment Use/Safety: If a vehicle is required for the accomplishment of the duties, one will be provided by the NPS. Any tools required for the accomplishment of the duties will be provided by the NPS Use of personal protective equipment (PPE), typically provided by the NPS will be mandatory for any activity that requires it. Strict adherence to NPS and ACE equipment training, certification and safety protocols is required.
To Apply: Please submit your resume, a cover letter demonstrating your interest and experience, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here:https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/“> https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/. Early consideration will be given as resumes are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact Outreach and Recruitment Specialist, Emanuel Aragon Cruz at email@example.com“>firstname.lastname@example.org.
EEO: American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities
|Contact for additional email@example.com|
|Submit what||Resume, Cover Letter|
|Submit to||Apply through the link: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/985045.html|
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