National Park Service Estes Park, CO, USA
Nov 25, 2019Temporary
Open & closing dates: 11/25/2019 to 12/09/2019. This job will close when we have received 60 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more Summary These positions located in Rocky Mountain National Park, in the Resource Stewardship Division. Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Rocky Mountain National Park is mid-April to mid-October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: April 2020 Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The incumbent of this position supports the fire management programs at up to 18 National Park Service units. The majority of time will be spent at the following: Rocky Mountain NP, Great Sand Dunes NP, Florissant Fossil Beds NM, Dinosaur NM, Colorado NM, Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP, Curecanti National Recreation Area, and Mesa Verde NP. The position is duty-stationed at Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park, CO and requires travel to some or all of the above parks during the course of the season. The position provides field and office assistance in the collection of vegetation composition data within prescribed burn units and the collection of fire behavior and weather data during prescribed burns. The incumbent will be required to identify plants in the field, and to enter and check the field data in the office using a computer, (or will enter data in the field using a tablet or other device). Although the incumbent's primary duties will be collecting and processing vegetation, fuels, fire behavior, and weather data, additional travel may be required to support local, regional, and national fire management efforts if qualified. Travel Required 50% or less - Incumbent will be required to travel to multiple NPS units to conduct routine monitoring. Additional travel may be required to support local, regional, and national fire management efforts if qualified. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !