Hydrology Tech- GSENM BLM

Position Type: Internship

Open until: 9/1/2017

Wage: $13.68 – 15.84 per hr DOE

Location: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (Kanab)

Description:

THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT BLM Kanab Field Office

The GSENM Soil, Water, Air (SWA) program is seeking an intern to maintain climate stations, conduct soil sampling and particle size analysis, and assist with water quality monitoring. Interns will be mentored by the GSENM Soil Scientist. This position may require limited overnight camping.

Living Conditions: Must provide own living quarters. Kanab is a rural community with limited services available

Qualifications:

This opportunity is suitable for youth working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in soil science, hydrology, or related disciplines. Helpful experience includes work: in a chemistry laboratory; with climate stations; using multi-parameter water quality meters; collecting and processing water samples; programming computers; or with data loggers. This opportunity will require time outdoors and field work that is often under somewhat rigorous physical conditions. Participant should also demonstrate through actual work experience the ability to work well independently. Must have valid driver’s license. Background check required upon selection. Weekly Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, Mid May – End of August

Work Environment: Intern will be exposed to a variety of weather conditions (temperatures 45 – 105+ degrees).

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 Alan Bate at abate@blm.gov 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 cover letter describing how this internship will benefit both the BLM and applicant. Applications must be received by September 1, 2017

Contact Information:

  • Alan Bate
  • (435) 644-1224
  • abate@blm.gov

ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS MUST BE TIED TO AN ACADEMIC CREDIT such as: Departmental internships, EDGE, Practicums, UNIV-2890, Etc.

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