Recreation and Wilderness Ranger

Expected Dates
May 28, 2019 to August 19, 2019
Huron-Manistee National Forest
Position ID
The Recreation and Wilderness Ranger will complete the following duties. 
Campsite, trail, and solitude monitoring inventories throughout Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness. 
Campsite and trail maintenance will be performed throughout the district. 
Developed recreation site maintenance at Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness trailheads, Lake Michigan Recreation Area, and throughout the district.
Backcountry and front-country education and ethics at Nordhouse and throughout the district. 
Non-native invasive plant identification and removal.
Interns will work with the recreation crew to develop a wide variety of skills throughout the field season. 
  • This internship will be based out of Manistee, Michigan and cover the 250,000 acre Cadillac-Manistee Ranger District of the Manistee National Forest.
  • Training opportunities will be available to interns including, 4WD, 1st Aid/CPR, Leave No Trace, traditional tool and other trainings.
  • The Intern may have educational opportunities working across disciplines with Botany, Timber, Wildlife crews. Recreational opportunities abound on the forest. Housing is near the town of Wellston, central to the district.
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Recreation Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Earth Sciences
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience