Natural Resources Intern

Expected Dates
July 18, 2022 to July 16, 2023
Naval Air Station Jacksonville
Position ID
The NAS Jacksonville requires a single SCA Intern to assist Navy Natural Resource Manager (NRM) with field surveys. Specific duties entail:
  • Review invasive plant surveys, delineate invasive plant distribution.
  • Track changes in natural communities
  • Create maps as necessary
  • Identify and assess potential habitat for gopher tortoises and other species at risk
  • Survey for listed plant species and animal species
  • Record observations of all listed species and indications of habitat suitability for transfer to habitat community maps
  • Conduct educational classes for tenants and youth groups
  • Navy natural resources personnel shall have substantial involvement in all of these tasks.

Living Allowance: $200.00 per week
Relocation Travel; $1,100.00 one-time
Commuter Allowance: $50.00 per week
Housing: $1,000.00 per month
Duty-related travel/expenses: Up to $200 (reimbursable)

This position qualifies for an AmeriCorps Education Award.

*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
Required to demonstrate full vaccination status for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine.

  • No
Main Area of Focus
Wildlife Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected

None listed.