Trails and Recreation Technician Lead Intern

Expected Dates
May 20, 2019 to August 11, 2019
Tongass National Forest
Position ID
This position will provide lead support and coordination for every aspect of the Tongass NF Petersburg Ranger District Recreation Trails program, primarily working on Trail maintenance and  reconstruction. Other duties include assisting in Wilderness, developed recreation, and cabin duties. Candidates will be asked to work on trail maintenance in and out of Wilderness and to help in the completion of wetland trail construction, Developed recreation site maintenance, Wilderness monitoring and Cabin maintenance.

The work week will typically be Monday through Friday, with 8 hours per day of work. Occasional weekend work may be necessary. Conditions often require working in cool, rainy weather as the position is predominately outdoors.

Compensation amounts:
  • $1,500 - RT travel allowance to work site and back
  • $280 - weekly living allowance
  • $200 - one time boot allowance
  • AmeriCorps eligibility (Education award of $1,566)
  • Housing

*All allowances are subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

Please provide a 1-2 page professional resume as an attachment to your SCA application. 

  • Petersburg Ranger District is located in SE Alaska on the Tongass National Forest in the middle of a temperate rain Forest
  • Bear safety, fixed wing/helicopter, 1st aid/CPR and radio use. OJT with a variety of tools/tasks.
  • Education: learning anything from primitive tool us to power tools. Rec. opportunities include; kayaking, hiking, fishing and wildlife viewing.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Backcountry/Trail work
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
competent without supervision
competent with supervision
Chain Saw Skills
competent with supervision
Hand Tools
competent without supervision
Trail Maintenance
competent with supervision