Position Type: Internship
Open until: March 2, 2018
Wage: 11.95 – 15.00 (DOE)
Location: Cedar City Field Office Bureau of Land Management
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 Wildlife, 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, Wildlife Improvement Projects, Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation and invasive species control.
Wildlife Technician Recruitment Information:
The BLM Cedar City Field Office (CCFO) has 2 – 4 Wildlife Technician Internship positions available that will be hired for the 2018 summer (May – September) field season. The selected technicians will participate as an interdisciplinary team member in the overall fieldwork and monitoring program for the wildlife, riparian, threatened and endangered species. A person working in this position can expect to apply their education in various settings, learning on-the-ground field applications, BLM inventory and monitoring procedures, and uses of the data. The technician should expect to learn about a broad range of responsibilities, duties and issues associated with the wildlife and threatened and endangered species management programs.
The candidate will conduct wildlife baseline inventories to thoroughly document wildlife and wildlife habitat presence, diversity, relative abundance and distribution. Information collected will allow for the following:
Applicants who possess these skills and who are pursuing a degree in fields related to Wildlife Biology or Natural Resource 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.
Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by March 2, 2018
Dan Fletcher * firstname.lastname@example.org * 435-865-3049