Immersive Learning Specialist (Augmented Reality)

Expected Dates
June 15, 2020 to June 13, 2021
Site
National Conservation Training Center
Position ID
PO-00729844
Located within the USFWS Distance Learning Branch, the Immersive Learning Specialist works on a development team to create 3D simulations, to include augmented and virtual reality technology, to be integrated into residential conservation and leadership courses offered at the National Conservation Center.

Responsibilities:
  • Provides graphic design and technical support with the development of distance learning products and courseware
  • Supports continuous learning and development for Service employees and other conservation professionals to help them maintain and preserve the nation’s lands, waterways, and resources.


These trainings demonstrate to our participants how to be good caretakers of this public trust and make federal lands available to the American public for recreation, such as hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, wildlife photography, etc. In addition, professional development will pave the way to help Service employees and others to be good stewards of America’s natural resources and balance this stewardship with regulatory reform.

Experience or coursework with one or more of the following software/skills:

  • Unity 2018 or higher experience/training on:
    • Basic game design
    • Virtual Reality development
    • Augmented Reality development
  • C# coding 
  • Blender or 3ds Max 


Compensation Details:

  • One-time travel allowance: $1,100 (personal vehicle is required)
  • Weekly living allowance: $275
  • Monthly housing allowance: $800
  • Health Insurance
Tag: SCA1957
  • National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV
  • Access to Lynda.com and Unity Learn Premium online training courses.
    On-the-job training with subject matter experts.
  • Member can monitor current biological, partnership, education and outreach, and leadership trainings. The Center has a variety of walking/hiking trails and has a physical training center.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Computer Science
competent without supervision
Social Media
competent with supervision
Web Site Design
competent with supervision