Please read: Preference will be given to local candidates already residing in Hawaii.
Duties: Control introduced predators (primarily non-native rats, mongooses, and feral cats) via trapping to protect threatened and endangered (T&E) birds and control pests, 75%; monitor T&E birds (Hawaiian goose and Hawaiian petrel) for nesting activity and production of young, 20%; data entry and other duties as assigned, 5%. Daily solo hiking/backpacking over rugged, steep volcanic terrain at high elevations (6000-10,000 ft.) in harsh weather conditions and includes 3-4 day backcountry trips.
- $450 – weekly living allowance
- $1,300 – one time RT travel allowance
- $1,375 – duty related travel (available for local intern selections to use for commuting costs)
- AmeriCorps eligible ($1,718.25 Education Award)
*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes
*MUST BE IN EXCELLENT PHYSICAL CONDITION*
*Please provide an attached 1-2 page resume and up-to-date references with your SCA application*
It is SCA's policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared 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-00734389
Expected Dates: June 5, 2023 - September 22, 2023
Training Provided: In-park training opportunities include: trapping techniques, endangered wildlife monitoring and surveying, CPR and 1st aid. Helicopter safety training may be available.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Educational opportunities are available through park training programs. Recreational opportunities include in-park hiking, and various out-of-park activities including beach activities, biking, movies, etc.
Handicap Accessible?: No
Main Area of Focus: Wildlife Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Recommended
Vehicle is not necessary, but recommended. Transportation is provided only for necessary shopping. Recreational transportation is not available. Interns may seek rides from employees on-site.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member
US Citizenship: Yes