You will participate as a team member for the Native Fish Conservation Program at Yellowstone National Park, assisting with cutthroat trout preservation and restoration, removing nonnative fish, monitoring lakes and streams for fish, macroinvertebrates, and/or water quality. You'll also conduct applied research aimed at conservation of cutthroat trout, and assist with lab processing of samples, data entry and verification.
Valid driver`s license; ability and willingness to undergo a required criminal history background check; ability to carry gear in rugged terrain; ability to swim; basic fisheries and aquatic ecology field techniques; basic computer skills.
Ability to drive 4WD vehicles; knowledge of native trout conservation issues and challenges; fish electrofishing and netting techniques; computer data entry techniques.
- $1,100 to/from travel allowance
- $225/week living allowance
- AmeriCorps Award (valued at $1,374)
- All Weather Uniform package
- Dormitory style housing will be provided
*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes
*For SCA's COVID-19 guidance, please refer to www.thesca.org/covid
Position ID: PO-00734308
Expected Dates: August 7, 2023 - October 15, 2023
22 Stable St.
Mammoth Supply Center
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
Training Provided: First Aid/CPR; basic fisheries techniques; basic aquatic ecology field sampling techniques.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Live, work, and play at the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Recreational opportunities are endless.
Handicap Accessible?: No
Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Required
Vehicle required for being able to obtain food at stores and to recreate in the region during off time.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
Partner will provide suitable housing for the member
Dormatory style housing will be provided.
US Citizenship: Yes