The Management Resources Intern serving with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will focus on assisting with the collection of fisheries independent and dependent data for the Coastal Fisheries Division of TPWD with field sampling aboard shallow-water skiffs. Fisheries-independent data includes collecting samples with bag seines, bay trawls, oyster dredges, and gill nets. Fisheries-dependent data are collected during creel surveys conducted at boat-ramp and wet-slip sites where various information is collected from anglers about their trips including identification, enumeration and measurement of their catch. The intern will also assist with gear repair, data entry, outreach events, and other duties as assigned. The intern will be working alongside TPWD staff members learning the sampling program methodology.
This position is 40 hours per week and requires work on holidays, weekends and hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as necessary.
Local Area Candidates Preferred
Living Allowance: $250.00 per week
Relocation Travel: $1,100.00 one time
Commuter Allowance: $50.00 per week
Housing Allowance: $900.00 per month
This position qualifies for an AmeriCorps Education Award voucher of $1,374.60.
*All allowances are subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes.
It is SCA’s policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared results 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.
Conditions of Employment
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Position ID: PO-00733911
Expected Dates: July 10, 2023 - September 3, 2023
2200 Harrison Street
Palacios, TX 77465
Training Provided: Training: Include technical training in saltwater sampling gear. Attendance at Coastal Fisheries policy creating meeting and other policy meetings as available. Opportunity to train in DNA sequencing.
Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Required
Housing or Stipend Provided?
C.Partner will pay the SCA to provide housing allowance for the member.
Housing allowance to member of $900.00 per month
US Citizenship: No