ACE EPIC USFS (CA): Tahoe National Forest, Recreation Technician
Summary: American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the Tahoe National Forest, is seeking seven Recreation Technicians.
These positions provide a variety of work in support of the recreation program. Contacts visitors to provide information about recreation regulations, opportunities, and current restrictions. Provides information on resource management practices in the area. Ensures that recreation areas, campgrounds and trails are maintained in accordance with standards. Constructs and rehabilitates minor recreation areas, facilities and trails. Makes safety checks of public use areas and takes corrective action. Maintenance of facilities may include tasks such cleaning of toilets or safe operation of power tools.
Start Date: Mid April/May
End Date: Approximately 23-28 weeks after start date
Location: Yuba River Ranger District - Camptonville, CA and Nevada City, CA
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.
Project Websites: For more information on ACE: www.usaconservation.org
For more information about Tahoe National Forest: https://www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe/
Living Allowance: The member should anticipate serving 40 hrs/wk, with potential to work holidays and weekends. The Member will receive a living allowance of $693/wk for food and incidentals, dispersed bi-weekly.
Housing: Accommodations may be provided by the USFS at a discounted rate of $12/day; housing is in a typical Forest Service bunkhouse.
Qualifications: Applicants for this position should be resourceful individuals with education and/or field experience working in a Recreation Management capacity. This position requires the balancing of critical analysis with technical field expertise, along with the ability to work directly with the public in sometimes difficult scenarios.
The member must be willing and able 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 in 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 at email@example.com 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.
Camptonville, CA and Nevada City, CA