American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking ONE Transportation Project Specialist Member to contribute to Transportation projects alongside Crater Lake National Park Service Staff and Denver Service Center Staff.
About Build Up Technical Internship Program: This position is part of the Build Up Technical Internship Program facilitated by the Historic Preservation Training Center. Build Up Technical Internship Program is working to expand and diversify the National Park Service workforce while addressing critical maintenance needs by providing professional experiences in technical fields to students and recent graduates.
For more information about ACE, please visit: www.usaconservation.org.
For more information about the Build Up Technical Internship Program, please visit: https://www.nps.gov/orgs/1098/build-up- internship.htm
Start Date: June 26, 2023 (may be flexible)
Estimated End Date: October 15, 2023 (or 17 weeks after the start date)
a 17-week commitment is required
Location Details/Description: Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake, OR
For more information about Crater Lake National Park, please visit https://www.nps.gov/crla/index.htm
Position Overview: The Denver Service Center (DSC) serves NPS as the central planning, design, and construction project management office. The DSC works with parks and regional staff to meet the unique needs of every location in the National Park system.
The Transportation Project Specialist member will receive hands-on construction management skills and conduct on-site construction inspection representing the NPS, including exposure to and monitoring of quality control on materials and workmanship, and safety procedures.
Transportation Project Specialist's duties may include, but are not limited to:
This individual placement is meant to facilitate professional development and promotes exposure to land management agencies and networking with professionals. This could include gaining experience in different conservation fields and shadowing different work groups.
Schedule: primarily Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm; may change based on project needs
Living Allowance: The ACE Member is expected to contribute ~40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $1000/wk to offset the costs of food and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly.
Housing: ACE members will be accommodated in provided housing at no cost for the duration of the term.
Provided Training/Orientation: ACE members will receive position specific training and an orientation outlining ACE policies and procedures, clear guidance on prohibited activities, and networks for support.
To Apply: Please submit your resume, a cover letter demonstrating your interest and experience for this position and the Build Up Technical Internship Program, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/.
Early consideration will be given as resumes are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact ACE EPIC Member Coordinator, Bianca Wahkinney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, USA