OHV Recreation Intern (PO-00735039)

This project is for an intern to support OHV management objectives on Sequoia National Forest for 18 weeks.  The work will involve patrolling OHV routes and making visitor contacts, monitoring, maintaining and improving OHV routes and OHV nexus facilities, installing signage, installing barriers, and assisting with restoration of unauthorized routes.   Assistance with additional work related to developed and dispersed recreation objectives may also be assigned.  Work will involve physical exertion and be performed outdoors, and in varying weather conditions.  Training will be provided in the safe operation of ATV and UTV equipment.  Ideally, applicants will have previous experience riding ATVs.  Work projects will also involve use of various tools, including saws, axes, loppers, pry bars, shovels, hoes, macleods, etc.  The Forest Service will provide tools, safety equipment, housing, vehicles for transportation to the work site, and training necessary to safely use tools and complete assignments.

$500/week living allowance
$1,100 travel allowance to get to the Sequoia NF
$2,474 AmeriCorps Education Award

Position ID: PO-00735039

Expected Dates: May 15, 2023 - September 17, 2023

32588 Hwy. 190
Springville, CA 93265

Main Area of Focus: Recreation Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

shopping, commuting from housing

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

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association