Vegetation Management Interns (Local Candidates Only) (PO-00733846)

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)
Responsibilities:

  • 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

Location:
611 Walker Street
Houston, TX 77002
US

Training Provided: Vegetation management practices (mowing, herbicide application, green stormwaterinfrastructure maintenance

Handicap Accessible?: No

Main Area of Focus: Sustainability

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Housing or Stipend Provided?
D. No housing is available

Indoor/Outdoor: Outside

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association