Mount Evans Operations & Maintenance crew member (PO-00735378)

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Operations and Maintenance (OPS) crew member is working within the Mount Evans fee area.  This position meets and greets visitors, perform daily tasks at the three sites on Mount Evans, and works with FS staff and volunteers.
The three developed sites locations are Mt. Goliath Nature Center, Summit Lake Park and the Summit of Mt. Evans. At each location, the crew member will talk to visitors, answer questions or concerns, pick up trash, remove the trash bags for the cans, clean the restrooms.
In addition, the crew member is an ambassador for the Forest Service acting as an informational and educational contact for forest visitors.
Other opportunities may include staffing the welcome station to provide visitor information/education, check in and sell timed entry reservations.

Compensation amounts:

  • $1,100 – one time RT travel allowance
  • $600 – weekly living allowance
  • Housing on-site

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

Position ID: PO-00735378

Expected Dates: May 14, 2023 - September 10, 2023

101 Hwy 103
Idaho Springs, CO 80452

Training Provided: CPR/1st Aid; Defensive Driving and introduction to U.S. Forest Service operations

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Education: Public Speaking, Science, Program Development Recreational: Hiking, biking, rafting, concerts, etc.

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Visitor Services and Site Operations

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Driving Logistics: Recommended

A personal vehicle is not required, however you will enjoy your experience more with transportation.

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

Government housing is provided at the Forest Service workcenter in Idaho Springs, CO. One bunkhouse has
capacity for 6 employees, two people per room, 2 restrooms with showers, a shared living room and kitchen
with a washer and dryer. The second bunkhouse is smaller for 3-4 employees, 1 restroom/shower, kitchen
and washer and dryer.
Each bunkhouse has cooking pots/pans and kitchen utensils.
Individual will have to bring there own bedding.

Indoor/Outdoor: Outside

US Citizenship: Yes

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