Position Summary: Summer 2018 - The Army Corps of Engineers is currently recruiting for four interns that will support natural resources management and interpretive programming at Army Corps Lands based at Lost Creek Lake but service sites also include other Rogue River Basin Projects including Elk Creek and Applegate Lake
Duties and Responsibilities: Major duties are related to assisting the project natural resource management personnel in the implementation of upland prairie and wildlife habitat restoration, invasive species management, fisheries management, trail construction and repair, and other monitoring and management activities at Rogue River Basin. Interns will assist in the following areas: conducting field surveys to collect data on such items as rare, threatened and endangered plants; fish and wildlife populations, planting and monitoring the success of restoration plantings, invasive and non-native species management and recording of locations using a hand-held GPS unit, propagation and maintenance of the native plant nursery, native seed collection, trail and park maintenance, coordinating and directing the work of volunteers and work crews for weed management and native planting, and will assist in planning and execution of special events. In addition, 25%-50% of the intern’s time will be supporting the operation of the nature center, performing guided hikes and nature programs to the public, and assisting with children’s environmental education programs.
Terms of Employment:
Program Benefits: $3,078.49 total living allowance divided monthly, a $1,538.36 education award upon completion of the 450 hours of service and/or position requirements. The living allowance and education award are taxable. Members are responsible for providing their own housing and food. Service eligibility is contingent upon the results of a criminal and driving background check.
To Apply: Please visit http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/m/OurPrograms/ConservationInterns and click on “Apply Now” below the Army Corps of Engineers (Lost Creek) internship. If you have questions about the internship, please contact Jesse Brownlee Natural Resource Manager Jessica.E.Brownlee@usace.army.mil
If you have AmeriCorps related questions, contact Andrew Tagge Conservation Internship Coordinator AndrewT@nwyouthcorps.org
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