Project location: City of Houston
Approach Objective: provide vegetation management field experience to encourage individuals to subsequently secure permanent job opportunities with Houston Public Works.
Work Area: Vegetation Management (Section within Stormwater Operations Branch in Houston Public Works)
- Training on mowing practices of green spaces in the City’s right-of-way
- Training on mowing practices of green spaces on off-road drainage channels
- Observing and working side-by-side with certified herbicide applicator personnel
- Joining City personnel in training opportunities for green stormwater infrastructure maintenance.
Living Allowance: $600 per week.
Local Candidates Only.
These internship positions qualify for AmeriCorps Education Awards.
*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-00733846
Expected Dates: March 13, 2023 - September 10, 2023
611 Walker Street
Houston, TX 77002
Training Provided: Vegetation management practices (mowing, herbicide application, green stormwaterinfrastructure maintenance
Handicap Accessible?: No
Main Area of Focus: Sustainability
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Housing or Stipend Provided?
D. No housing is available
US Citizenship: Yes