Idaho Panhandle National Forest Resource Assistant

Website Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Start Date: February 6th, 2023

End Date: July 31st, 2023

Compensation: $500/week (26 weeks) + health insurance (if needed). Support with housing, training, and travel costs to the site and back home are covered by the program. 

Application Due: ASAP (applications will be reviewed until the position is filled)

Environment for the Americas seeks to engage ethnically and racially diverse professionals in natural resource careers.

Required

  • Under Direct Hire Authority and Public Land Corps requirements, as provided by the Office of Personnel Management, you MUST be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. legal resident to be eligible for any position
  • Related educational background and interests preferred

Please Apply HERE

Position Description:

Interns will participate in 26 weeks as a Resource Assistant on the Idaho Panhandle National Forest for the Recreation Special Uses Program in maintaining and enhancing the Forests recreation special uses by contributing resources to enhance volunteer engagement, maintaining existing partnerships, and developing new relationships with governmental, non-governmental, non-profit, tribal government, media, academic, and other organizations to support Volunteer Program projects that result in high priority conservation work consisting of: 

  • Maintaining and enhancing relationships with partners, permit holders, and other stakeholders
  • Participating in the Forest’s Recreation working group and Program of Work discussions
  • Working across resource and district boundaries is part of a dynamic  and challenging Forest to provide innovative solutions
  • Providing support with initiating partnerships which may include facilitating and assisting the volunteer program by collaborating with partners and staff to support the Forest Service mission
  • Ensures Volunteer Program work aligns with the Forest Service Volunteer Strategy and the Sustainable Recreation goals of citizen stewardship, workforce development, community enhancement, strategic partnerships, and customer service

Work Products:  During the internship, the intern will:

  • Create weekly blog posts shared on social media informing on the internship experience and work projects
  • Gain expertise, leadership, and administration of outfitters & guides, recreation events, and other uses
  • Assist in developing long-range plans for managing recreation resources within developed and dispersed recreation sites on the unit
  • Recommendation strategies to deal with identified problems arising from changing use patterns and new activities

Intern Qualifications:

  • Ability to take directions and work independently
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and function effectively as a member of a team 

Other Requirements:

  • Under Direct Hire Authority and Public Land Corps requirements, as provided by the Office of Personnel Management, you MUST be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. legal resident to be eligible for any position
  • Related educational background and interests preferred

To apply for this job email your details to internships@environmentamericas.org

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