Maintenance/Trails Intern

Expected Dates
October 19, 2014 to October 17, 2015
Site
Fort Frederica National Monument
Position ID
PO-00441705
This is a trails and maintenance internship that will include a number of activities related to the maintenance of current structures and trails to maintain the historical essence of the park.

The intern will perform simple and routine maintenance and repair of grounds, exterior structures, non-historic and historic buildings, equipment and related utilities.


Assists higher graded maintenance workers or tradesmen in the performance of their work. Performs minor carpentry repairs using simple measures and hand tools.

Performs maintenance on trails to re-grade and reset barriers to for historic restoration to maintain original historic appearances.

This position is not eligible for the AmeriCorps education award.
  • Fort Frederica National Monument, Saint SImons Island, Ga National Park Unit
  • Hazard Communications, Hands on carpentry, light mechanic, histroic landscaping, First Aid and CPR
  • Educational oppurtunities include cultural and natural history of coastal Georgia. Exposusre to the NPS mission and operations. Recreation opportunitities include kayaking, beach combing, fishing, swimming, hiking, and camping.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Visitor Services and Site Operations
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Construction
some experience
Chain Saw Skills
some experience
Data Entry
competent with supervision
Hand Tools
some experience
All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
some experience