Vegetation – NPS – Pipe Spring National Monument

Position Type: Internship

Open until:  April 29, 2018

Wage: $12.86/hr + D.O.E.

Location: Pipe Spring National Monument, Fredonia, AZ

Description:

The position works with the Resource Management Program and will focus on vegetation management efforts including native restoration, invasive species control, seed collection, and herbarium work. Build skills in plant identification, dryland restoration techniques, herbarium collection, and water conservation. This position will assist in ongoing restoration efforts, but can also develop an individual project to test new techniques and build leadership skills. Help protect the monument’s natural resources for future generations and preserve the rich cultural history of the area. Multiple opportunities for the right candidate to research, design, and implement their own project- then track the impacts through the field season. Come make a difference and build a marketable set of real-world skills to carry you forward.

 

Work Schedule: May-September (summer season); up to 40 hours/week; some projects may be extended into the fall on a part-time basis

 

Housing: Park housing may be available at a cost of $350-$400/month

Qualifications:

The candidate will ideally have strong writing ability, attention to detail, proficiency with Microsoft programs, ability to work independently and as part of a team, positive attitude, and excellent time management skills. Candidates with an interest in botany, biology, ecology, environmental science, resource management, horticulture, water conservation, or historic landscape management are encouraged to apply.

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 brian_black@nps.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 April 29, 2018.

Contact Information:

NAME: Brian Black

EMAIL brian_black@nps.gov

PHONE NUMBER (928) 643-7105

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