IIC Trails Crew Member – Cedar City

Open Until: September 18, 2018

Wage: $11.00/Hour

Hours: 20 Hrs/Week

Positions: 5 Available

Agencies: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) – Cedar City Field Office (CCFO)

Locations: Cedar City & Surrounding Area

Overview: The Intergovernmental Internship Cooperative (IIC) is a federally grant funded partnership between Southern Utah University (SUU) and local public land management agencies. As a trails specialist member, your primary responsibility will be working on a variety of recreation projects throughout the fall with other college aged members and a mentor from the BLM. Focus will be on trail maintenance and construction throughout Thunderbird Gardens and Southview Trailheads. Fieldwork will be carried out in an outdoor setting in many different environments and elements. Through this experiential learning internship, students develop a connection to place, become engaged citizens of their community, and stewards of the land.

Dates: September 24th 2018 November 16th 2018         Schedule: M-F, 4-5 Hrs/Day, TBD

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Follow instructions and complete trail projects designated by agency mentor.
  2. Execute plans efficiently as a crew and independently.
  3. Create a fun and meaningful experience for yourself and others.
  4. Able to learn new skills and apply them in the field setting.
  5. Maintain program structure and ensure risk management procedures are met.
  6. Adhere to all rules and regulations as stated in the IIC Intern Guidebook.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be at least 18 years or older and have transportation to meet at designated trailheads.
  2. Possess solid outdoor skills, teaching ability, a vigorous work ethic, outdoor/natural resource experience, a positive attitude, maturity, and flexibility.
  3. Preference given to candidates with Wilderness First Aid cert. (or greater), Leave No Trace training, chainsaw certification (S-212) and prior trails, tools, and recreation experience.

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to: http://iicinternships.com.
  2. Click on “Apply Today” and fill in online application
  3. Attach cover letter and resume and submit to: Danny Strand – IIC Crew Manager

Agency Contact:

 Danny Strand * dannystrand@suu.edu * (435) 586-1982

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