Interns may serve a portion of their time alongside Fish and Wildlife personnel in King Salmon.
Applicants should be comfortable around herbicide and with travel on watercraft.
- $1,500 – one time RT travel allowance
- $350 – weekly living allowance
- $1,500 – duty related travel for Anchorage training
- AmeriCorps eligible ($2,474.27)
*All allowances are subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes
Please provide a 1-2 page professional resume as an attachment to your SCA application.
It is SCA's policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared prior to the position's start; this includes being fingerprinted for the FBI check. Otherwise, the AmeriCorps award will be removed or the position's start date will be delayed due to non-compliance.
*For SCA's COVID-19 guidance, please refer to www.thesca.org/covid
Position ID: PO-00734053
Expected Dates: May 6, 2024 - September 22, 2024
PO Box 7
1 King Salmon Mall
King Salmon, AK 99613
Training Provided: Invasive plant management; local plant identification; Trimble GPS unit operation; basic GIS; computer; bear safety; first aid/CPR/AED; aviation safety; boat operation; wilderness camping
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Alaska Exotic Plant Management Team seasonal training, focusing on GPS data collection and processing and plant identification. Access to one of the nation`s most amazing National Parks!
Handicap Accessible?: Yes
Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Not needed
Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member
Intern will be housed in a dorm near the headquarters in King Salmon. Dorm has two floors of rooms with kitchen/living/bathroom facilities on each floor. While at Brooks Camp, the intern will be housed in a shared yurt. Backcountry work will involve camping or use of cabins.
US Citizenship: Yes