Visitor Services Intern/Interpretation- USFS Kaibab

Position Type: Internship

Open until: 4/14/2018

Wage: 12.00/hr.

Location: Jacob Lake, AZ

Description: The primary duties of this position would be staffing the Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center, answering visitor inquiries, selling Grand Canyon Association gifts and mementos, accounting for funds, refilling pamphlets, cleaning the facility, and development and implementation of campground-based Interpretive programs relevant to the region.  Other duties to be performed including, but not limited to, occasional outdoor work which would require bending, lifting, and hiking, including grounds maintenance, assisting with developed recreation and trails projects.

THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT Kaibab National Forest – North Kaibab Ranger District

Qualifications:

  1. Charismatic individual with customer service skills and a broad knowledge base of regional geology, native tribes, ecology, history, etc.  
  2. They will be approachable, friendly, excellent in communication and eager to learn and disseminate information to the public in a meaningful way.  
  3. They will be hard-working, with a common sense approach to problem-solving and a willingness to serve the public.  
  4. They will have attention to detail and a desire to learn and know more about the Kaibab Plateau, Grand Canyon, and the region.

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).

Save application and email it to Carrie McDonald carriemcdonald@fs.fed.us 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 3/31/2018

Contact Information:

Carrie McDonald

VC Manager/Education Coordinator

carriemcdonald@fs.fed.us

(928) 643-8121

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