Cultural Resource Management Publications Individual Placement

  • Appalachian Conservation Corps
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Sep 07, 2019
Temporary Cultural Resources

Job Description

Position Summary: 

Build your career in resource management, protection and education! 

The Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Publications Individual Placement is based in Washington, D.C. with the National Park Service. This 6-month AmeriCorps position will work to provide CRM-related support to the parks and partners in the National Capital Region through the development of reports and communications materials. The Individual Placement (IP) will primarily work on office-based assignments under the mentorship and support of the NPS Staff. The reports created by the IP will provide park resource managers with guidance and information that support caretaking of National Park cultural resources including historic structures and cultural landscapes. The IP may also catalog and otherwise improve access to cultural resource reports and related products that were produced by and for the National Parks of the National Capital Region. 

In addition, the IPs will be encouraged to attend NPS-sponsored trainings, and to take part in the activities of other resource programs.  

The AmeriCorps Intern will receive a $500 per week living stipend. Housing is not provided. This position will also be eligible for an education award based on the length of the service term. 

 

Required Skills

General Qualifications:  

To qualify, you must be between the ages of 18 and 30, and a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED. All offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check. Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.  

  • Possess a valid driver’s license 
  • Comfortable working in an office environment 
  • Skilled in graphic design and desktop publishing 
  • Experience and expertise in using Adobe InDesign 
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat DC  
  • Familiarity with document accessibility following Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act is preferred (https://www.section508.gov/create/pdfs). 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Resident of Washington, DC or surrounding metro area 
  • Familiarity with Cultural Resource Management topics and policy 
  • Professionalism in working with project partners 

Interest in pursuing a career with a public land management agency 

Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

$500.00 / week + $2,960.00 Americorps Education Award

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