Crew will spend the summer working and learning within the Recreation division of the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Crew will perform maintenance tasks at developed and dispersed recreation sites. Maintaining and restoring sites that visitors use for recreational purposes helps to prevent resource damage and minimize impact on the land. Facilities maintenance is a necessary way to minimize sanitation impacts throughout the forest. Crew will educate visitors on Leave No Trace principles that will reduce negative impacts on the Mt. Baker Ranger District. The Crew will spend their summer alongside the Forest Service and they will be exposed to the diverse range of career opportunities within the US Forest Service.
Assigned duties will include the following:
-maintaining trailheads and dispersed recreation sites in the Mt. Baker Ranger District
-visitor education contacts in front country and backcountry settings
– $1,100- one time RT travel allowance
– $325 weekly living allowance
– Housing on site provided
– AmeriCorps eligible at fulfillment of 12 weeks and 450 hours of service ($1,718 education award)
– Eligible for the Public Land Corps (PLC) hiring authority upon successful completion of position and combination of another position (640hrs minimum of service)
*All Allowances are subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes
*For SCA's COVID-19 guidance, please refer to www.thesca.org/covid
*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes
Position ID: PO-00734998
Expected Dates: June 5, 2023 - August 27, 2023
Training Provided: Interns will go through the orientation and training given to seasonal employees on each Ranger District. SCA interns will be mentored by experienced employees on the Ranger District.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest abounds with outdoor recreation opportunities throughout the year. Nearby Bellingham offers educational and cultural venues including universities, museums, theatres, music and sports facilities.
Handicap Accessible?: No
Main Area of Focus: Recreation Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Required
Basic amenities can be reached on foot, but medical care and more expanded amenities require a vehicle.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member
Shared bunkhouse with kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities. Selectees will be assigned to a bunkhouse in walking distance of duty station.
US Citizenship: No