Position Type: Internship
Open until: 5/15/2017
Wage: $13.84 per hour
Location: St George, UT
THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT THE PINE VALLEY RANGER DISTRICT, DIXIE NATIONAL FOREST, ST GEORGE, UTAH.
The recreation program on the Pine Valley Ranger District has a demanding and high-paced workload. This position will involve working with Forest Service personnel and SUU faculty to inventory rock climbing and canyoneering activities on the district. The primary duties of this position will be collecting data on canyoneering and rock climbing resources; locate and catalog information on local canyoneering and rock climbing opportunities; and assist with developing outreach focused on canyoneering and rock climbing activities. Pleasant attitude and people skills are necessary for effective communication with the public. Incumbent must wear required proper protective safety equipment and participate in district safety and training meetings.
Additionally, other duties may be assigned as required by the recreation program.
The individual should also adjust physically, as the position will require hiking in strenuous conditions and negotiating steep, narrow canyon terrain. The incumbent will hold a valid driver’s license and be able to receive Forest Service training.
The work is physically demanding, primarily performed in forest and desert environments with temperatures reaching near 100 degrees and reaching elevations above 11,000 feet. Risks include snake or insect bites and stings, [add risks associated with canyoneering] interaction with the public and managing conflict. Operational shifts often consist of, but are not limited to, 10-hour days. [Weekend and holiday expectations] The duration of commitment for this position is from [starting date] to [opening date].
This position will require hard work, devotion, and a good attitude that will be rewarded with spectacular views, great recreation and valuable work experience.
Recreation Technician (Climbing and Canyoneering)
The position is located on a Forest Service unit. Incumbent performs a variety of technical work to support the unit’s climbing and canyoneering recreation program.
Flexible hours. 40 hours per week
SHARED HOUSING IS AVAILABLE IN PINE VALLEY, UTAH.
Required Skills and Experience
Desired Skills and Experience
Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by April 28, 2017