Forestry Aid – USFS – Dixie National Forest (Escalante)

Position Type: Internship

Open until: April 20  2018

Wage: $11.04-$14.07 per hr. D.O.E

Location: Escalante, UT

Description: THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT, ESCALANTE RANGER DISTRICT, DIXIE NATIONAL FOREST

INTRODUCTION

This position is located on a Forest Service unit.  The purpose of the position is to serve as a resource crew member in support of unit programs in timber, silviculture, recreation, fire, fuels, wildlife or range.

MAJOR DUTIES
Performs the full range of standardized forestry support duties for fire, timber, silviculture, recreation,

Wilderness, or research activities. Assists in one or more of the following duties:

  • Cruising timber by following Specific instructions on taking and recording simple measurements and running compass lines in the field
  • Using compass and chain; noting compliance with rules and regulations on parking, campfire, sanitation,
  • Picnic sites, or hunting and fishing; maintaining and cleaning up recreation/wilderness areas;
  • Performing standard fire prevention, dispatch, or lookout duties; or performing various standard duties related to silviculture activities.

The duration of commitment for this position is from approximately May 2nd to August 24th, with negotiation on dates.

This position will require hard work, devotion, working with the public and a good attitude that will be rewarded with spectacular views, great locations and valuable work experience!!!!

HOUSING CAN AND MAY BE PROVIDED IF NEEDED

Qualifications:

  1. Good communication and interpersonal skills
  2. Good work ethic
  3. Punctuality
  4. Positive can do attitude

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to iicinternships.com
  2. Click on the IIC Application on the right hand side. This will download a word document of the IIC Internship Application.
  3. Fill in the application (this can be done on your computer).
  4. Save application and email it to Kenny Hinton at kendallhinton@fs.fed.us in the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION You can also print your application and bring it to Miranda Gubler at the IIC offices.

Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by April 20th 2018

Contact Information:

NAME Kenny Hinton

EMAIL kendallhinton@fs.fed.us

PHONE NUMBER  

Desk 435-826-5437   Mobile 435-339-9491

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