Task 1: Environmental Field Inspection and Restoration
SCA Interns are tasked with assisting Assist Project wildlife biologist and contract performance specialist during: Field inspections of multiple contractor activities on approximate 100 river mile Project footprint. Tree planting and other habitat restoration activities. Assisting in the development of mitigation/restoration plans related to daily management of footprint. Plans typically consist of restoration of lands due to fire, invasive weeds, wind damage, vandalism, and irrigation problems.
Task 2: Natural Resource and Recreation Management
SCA Interns are tasked with making continual efforts to keep USACE and partner agency managed parks and wildlife areas safe for outdoor recreation and for the visiting public, as well as, assisting park rangers, wildlife biologist and other USACE employees by performing routine tasks pertinent to the project’s environmental stewardship/recreation management and public safety program.
Task 3: Responsibility
Oral instructions for accomplishing and completing work assignments are given by supervisor or higher graded employee. Receives direct supervision for special assignments and specific time frames for accomplishment. Obtains assistance or uses appropriate equipment or safety devices when lifting and moving very heavy objects. The supervisor checks work on a random basis for timeliness, work practices, and compliance with instructions.
$300/week living allowance
Up to $650 Reimbursable to/from travel allowance
$40/week commuting allowance
$1,000/mo housing allowance (12 months total)
Optional monthly health insurance
AmeriCorps Award (valued at $6,495)
*Internship positions with the US Army Corps of Engineers will receive the travel allowance as a reimbursable amount, reflecting the actual costs based upon distance (mileage) travelled and current federal per diem rates. Interns are required to submit an expense report to SCA with documented round-trip travel costs for reimbursement. The requested reimbursement amount is capped at $650.
*All allowances 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.
*For SCA's COVID-19 guidance, please refer to www.thesca.org/covid
Position ID: PO-00733516
Expected Dates: May 1, 2023 - April 28, 2024
100 Fair Street
Clarkston, WA 99403
Training Provided: First Aid/CPR On the job training.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: During off duty time: bicycling, hiking, fishing and camping are all in close proximity.
Handicap Accessible?: No
Main Area of Focus: Wildlife Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Required
Transportation to work site from residence.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
C.Partner will pay the SCA to provide housing allowance for the member.
US Citizenship: Yes