Dispersed Recreation/ Travel Management (PO-00735216)

*Intern may start anytime between May 22 and June 5 to complete their 16 weeks of service*

Assists with the patrol of forest areas including assistance of the public including education.  Maintains improvements in developed and dispersed recreation sites.  Constructs and/or maintains signs and gates.  Assists in the maintenance of signs in developed sites and general forest areas including along roads.  The work may involve quite a bit of driving, but also a lot of walking in those variable conditions.  There may also be quite a bit of work removing fallen trees, rocks and saturated garbage.  Special projects may range from gate installations/repair to sign construction, installation, and repair.  No prior construction skills are needed for this, just an extra set of hands to help assemble and move components.  This is an opportunity to see much of the Ranger District and get to know the lay of the land.  May also work on other priority work including, trails and wilderness patrols or needs in the Arapaho National Recreation Area.

Compensation amounts:

  • $1,100 – one time RT travel allowance
  • $460 – weekly living allowance
  • AmeriCorps eligible ($1,678 education award)
  • Housing

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes


Position ID: PO-00735216

Expected Dates: May 22, 2023 - September 10, 2023

9Ten Mile Drive
Granby, CO 80446

Training Provided: Use and maintenance of primitive tools including cross cut saws. CPR/1st Aid training Trail Maintenance Training GPS Equipment use and data collection

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: The Sulphur Ranger District is home to amazing recreational opportunities including but not limited to; hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, fat biking, road biking, fishing, boating canoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, whitewater rafting and kayaking.

Main Area of Focus: Recreation Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Recommended

Access to amenities, groceries, and entertainment

Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member

Interns will share small government houses with other interns or government employees. Houses consist of 2 or 3 small bedrooms with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. Interns will be assigned a house with other interns or government employees of the same gender and each person shall have their own bedroom.

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association