Title: Resource Management and Maintenance Individual Placement
Location: Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick, MD
Start Date: May 16, 2022 (may be flexible)
Estimated End Date: August 5th, 2021
Positions Available: 4 internships
Status: This is a full-time, seasonal 450 hour AmeriCorps National Service position.
Contact: Questions? Email Alex Vindas Cruz (email@example.com)
This is a great opportunity to learn more about a career in resource management and land stewardship! The Resource Management and Maintenance Individual Placement is an internship position based at Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick, Maryland.
The Resource Management and Maintenance Individual Placement at Monocacy National Battlefield will work directly with both the Natural and Cultural Resource Management, and Maintenance divisions to complete a wide variety of field projects in Summer 2022. The 12-week position will work as part of multiple ‘teams’ to complete projects such as trail maintenance and repair; fence repair and construction; exotic plant management; landscaping; native species plantings; grass mowing and trimming; painting; and other summer projects. Interns will work with various tools and equipment including hand tools, trimmers, backpack and tank herbicide sprayers, and chainsaws. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work extensively with NPS staff biological science technicians, maintenance workers, carpenters, archeologist, Youth Conservation Corps enrollees, other interns, and the park’s Chief of Resource Management and Chief of Maintenance. Training may be provided in chainsaw operation and safety, First Aid/CPR/AED, archaeological field methods, pesticide use and safety, Operational Leadership (safety), wildland firefighting, plant identification, landscaping and pruning, and others as needed. Housing is NOT provided for this position.