Range Technician Internship – BLM Cedar City

Position Type: Internship

Open until: March 2, 2018

Wage: 11.00 – 15.00 (DOE)

Location: Cedar City Field Office Bureau of Land Management

Description:  

THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT THE CEDAR CITY FIELD OFFICE – BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

The BLM Cedar City Field Office is responsible for the management of 2.1 million acres in Southwest Utah.  The renewable resources division of the field office is responsible for the administration of the range, wildlife and fisheries, soil, water and air, forestry, sensitive plants, and wild horse and burro programs.  The diversity of resources and issues surrounding them provide many opportunities for interdisciplinary and inter-agency projects.  Recent projects stretch across many disciplines, including development of grazing management systems, fuels treatments, Range Improvement Projects, Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation and invasive species control.  

Range Technician Recruitment Information:

The BLM Cedar City Field Office (CCFO) has 1 – 2 Range Technician Internship positions available for the 2018 summer field season.  The focus will be directed primarily towards collection of vegetative monitoring data (Summer 2018 – (May – September)).  Extensive experience will be gained in the following vegetative monitoring methods.

Vegetative Monitoring Methods

  • Nested Frequency
  • Line Intercept
  • Point Intercept
  • Gap Intercept
  • Line Point Intercept
  • Key Forage Plant Utilization
  • Proper Functioning Condition (PFC)
  • Multiple Indicator Monitoring (MIM)

Work Load

  • Field Work – 90%
  • Office Work – 10%

Qualifications:

  1. Good communication and interpersonal skills
  2. Experience working in an outdoor setting
  3. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite


 

Applicants who possess these skills and who are pursuing a degree in fields related to Range, Natural Resources, Agriculture or Wildlife Biology will be given the greatest consideration.

ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS ARE REQUIRED TO BE TIED TO THE EARNING OF AN ACADEMIC CREDIT. Credits can be EDGE projects, departmental internships, cooperative education, practicums, assignments, research, etc.

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 Dan Fletcher at dfletche@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 statement of interest. Applications must be received by March 2, 2018

Contact Information:

Dan Fletcher * dfletche@blm.gov * 435-865-3049

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