ACE EPIC USFS (OR): Umpqua National Forest, Recreation Monitoring and Management Technician - AmeriCorps
Summary: American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the Umpqua National Forest is seeking two Recreation Monitoring and Management Technicians. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic young professionals with a background in recreation management, ecology, natural resource, conservation, environmental education, or a closely related field, with an interest in advancing their career goals by further developing this dynamic program.
The Technician will primarily be monitoring visitor use and overall condition of recreational facilities associated with the PacifiCorps North Umpqua Hydroelectric Project located on the Diamond Lake Ranger District.
Start Date: May 18th
End Date: September 21st (18 weeks after start date)
Location: Toketee, OR, Diamond Lake Ranger District
The Umpqua National Forest covers nearly one million acres along the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains in Southwest Oregon. The Forest encompasses a diverse area of sparkling rivers and lakes, deep canyons, and rugged mountains up to 9,200 feet in elevation. The Umpqua produces a wealth of water resources, timber, wildlife, fish, minerals and outdoor recreation opportunities. Included within the Forest are the North Umpqua Wild and Scenic River, a portion of the Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness, the Oregon Cascades Recreation Area, the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail and the North Umpqua hydropower project. Under the supervision of the Forest Service Recreation Planner, the individual will monitor visitor use as well as assist Forest Service employees with campground maintenance duties.
Project Websites: For more information on the Umpqua National Forest, please click here.
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Living Allowance: The member should anticipate serving 40 hrs/wk and will receive a living allowance of $200/wk for food and incidentals, dispersed bi- weekly.
AmeriCorps: This position may be eligible for a 675-hour AmeriCorps Education Award ( $2,321.90) upon successful completion of position and service hours. Additional enrollment is required.
Housing: Housing will be provided by the USFS in a typical bunkhouse setting.
Project Objectives and Description:
Qualifications: Applicants for this position should hold (or be pursuing) a bachelor's degree in a natural resource field. A combination of education and experience for this position is acceptable.
The member must be willing to represent ACE and the Forest Service in a professional, positive and enthusiastic manner.
To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references using the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here: https://usaconservationepic.applicantpool.com/jobs/
Note: Early consideration will be given as applications are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact ACE USFS Recruitment Specialist, Caroline Canter, firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-249-4740
EEO: American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non- discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
Toketee, OR, Diamond Lake Ranger District