Water Safety Outreach and Ranger Assistance Intern (Local Candidates Only)

Expected Dates
May 12, 2019 to August 31, 2019
Delaware Lake
Position ID
The intern will provide interpretative assistance in the implementation of the Corps’ Water Safety Program by presenting water safety programs at schools, parks, special events, provide guided dam tours, and accompany rangers during vehicle and boat patrols. Other duties may include updating bulletin boards, working on interpretive displays, stocking and distributing informative material in information centers, staffing information centers in times of high visitation, providing interpretive talks, and updating the public on lake and weather conditions via recorded daily voice messages. Light maintenance tasks may be required to make repairs in recreation area. The interns may also assist with setting up and staffing water safety booths at county/state fairs by providing water safety information to the public, while representing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Daily tasks will include interacting with visitors, interpretation, and telling the Corps story.

Local applicants only. Living allowance ($100/week) and housing allowance ($600/month) provided. 

The AmeriCorps award for this position is pending availability at the time of selection.
  • Delaware Lake Project is located 3 miles north of Delaware Ohio and 28 miles north of Columbus Ohio along US Route 23.
  • On the job training including boat operations, First Aid and CPR
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
some experience
Customer Service
competent with supervision
Hand Tools
some experience
Public Speaking
competent with supervision
Working with Children
competent with supervision