Invasive Plant Control Travel Team Technician (PO-00722453)

Applicants will have the opportunity to work in various natural areas throughout the eastern United States with an emphasis on invasive plant management.  Invasive Plant Control, Inc. will provide you with the opportunity to conduct intensive habitat rehabilitation of many different native plant communities with the main emphasis in invasive plant management. IPC emphasizes control in natural area settings.  Primary function will be to travel continuously throughout the eastern US as part of an invasive plant management team and utilize a variety of techniques including chemical and mechanical methods to control invasive exotic plants.

Position start and end dates are very flexible, but must fall within 5/22/2017 and 11/4/17.Undo

Position ID: PO-00722453

Expected Dates: May 22, 2017 - November 4, 2017

6811 Highway 70S
Nashville, TN 37221

Training Provided: Applicant will have the opportunity to participate in seminars or training sessions regarding: Invasive plant removal techniques; first aid; chainsaw and hand-tool safety; pesticide safety; application equipment; ATV use and orienteering.

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: There will be opportunities to visit many culturally and historically significant sites; attend educational workshops or meetings concerning vegetation management and work alongside professionals involved in many different areas of resource management.

Handicap Accessible?: No

Main Area of Focus: Sustainability

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Driving Logistics: Not needed

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

We will provide lodging at park lodges, hotels or apartments throughout the entire internship. 

Indoor/Outdoor: Outside

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association