ACE EPIC USFS (CA): Tahoe National Forest, Forestry Technician
American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the Tahoe National Forest is seeking 7-9 Forestry Technicians. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic professionals, with a deep interest in advancing their career goals in natural resource management and conservation.
The member will be part of a small marking crew performing a variety of timber sale preparation (TSP) duties that include'but are not limited to'timber marking, timber cruising, and sale layout as part of the forest health partnership.
Start Date: May
End Date: 30+ weeks after start date
A minimum_ 20 _-week commitment is required
Location: Camptonville CA, Yuba River Ranger District or Foresthill CA, American River Ranger District
The Tahoe National Forest is located in the Northern Sierra Nevada (east of Sacramento) and extends from the foothills across the Sierra crest to the California state line. It includes over 850,000 acres of public land interspersed with 350,000 acres of private land in a checkerboard ownership pattern. Rivers, snow-capped peaks and dense forests offer outstanding recreation year-round. A complex set of ecosystems are found as the terrain ascends from 1,500 feet along the western boundary to over 9,000 feet along the crest. The forest provides a variety of resources and opportunities and is managed by the Forest Service.
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Living Allowance: The members should anticipate serving 40 hours/wk and will receive a living allowance of $692/wk for food and incidentals, dispersed bi-weekly.
Housing: Housing may be available in Forest Service bunk-houses at a rate of $8-$15/day.
Training Provided: Although some forestry related experience is desired, training in timber cruising and layout will be provided on the job.
Other Allowances: Boot allowance available.
Project Objectives :
This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic professionals, with a deep interest in advancing their career goals in natural resource management and conservation. Applicants with a degree (M.S. or B.S) in Forestry or Environmental Science and an interest in a career in public lands management are strongly encouraged to apply. Resumes and cover letters must show detailed key project experiences.
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/
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 Recruiter, Celia Demers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-226-1260
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.
Camptonville CA, Yuba River Ranger District or Foresthill CA, American River Ranger District