Wildlife Intern

Expected Dates
September 21, 2020 to August 22, 2021
Site
Clarkston Natural Resource Office
Position ID
PO-00730443
Wildlife Intern:
Task 1: Environmental Field Inspection and Restoration
SCA Interns are tasked with assisting Assist Project wildlife biologist and contract performance specialist during: Field inspections of multiple contractor activities on approximate 100 river mile Project footprint. Tree planting and other habitat restoration activities. Assisting in the development of mitigation/restoration plans related to daily management of footprint. Plans typically consist of restoration of lands due to fire, invasive weeds, wind damage, vandalism, and irrigation problems.

Task 2: Natural Resource and Recreation Management
SCA Interns are tasked with making continual efforts to keep USACE and partner agency managed parks and wildlife areas safe for outdoor recreation and for the visiting public, as well as, assisting park rangers, wildlife biologist and other USACE employees by performing routine tasks pertinent to the project’s environmental stewardship/recreation management and public safety program.
Task 3: Responsibility
Oral instructions for accomplishing and completing work assignments are given by supervisor or higher graded employee. Receives direct supervision for special assignments and specific time frames for accomplishment. Obtains assistance or uses appropriate equipment or safety devices when lifting and moving very heavy objects. The supervisor checks work on a random basis for timeliness, work practices,
and compliance with instructions.

Wildlife Intern Housing and Travel:
The SCA is required to provide all lodging arrangements and mileage/transportation. In addition SCA is required to arrange travel to and from work locations for each student and a commuting allowance to and from housing to duty station. Weekly stipend: $160. Housing allowance: $1000/month (11 total payments). Commuting allowance: $40/week. A personal vehicle will be required for transportation.
  • This position is located in Clarkston, Washington.
  • First Aid/CPR
    On the job training.
  • During off duty time: bicycling, hiking, fishing and camping are all in close proximity.
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Wildlife Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
degree minor or extensive experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
degree minor or extensive experience
Boating
some experience
GIS
some experience
GPS
some experience
Hand Tools
competent with supervision