Conservation Education Resource Assistant

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, April 17, 2020, 12:00am


United States

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Be in the company of wild things and rugged landscapes! Join our educational staff for an exciting experience with the Forest Service in a beautiful mountain setting within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA). The chosen naturalist will complete research, develop and present natural and cultural walks, talks and evening programs for diverse groups of visiting youth and adults, including wilderness education (Leave No Trace) in the outdoors and a one to two week summer day camp. One day a week, the candidate will dispense recreation information to the public at a ranger station or Visitor Center. S/he will attend team meetings and staff orientations to become familiar with the Forest Service and specific SNRA goals and receive on the job training.

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  • NYC will provide RA a total stipend of $12,000, prorated monthly, along with health care coverage, workers' compensation and FICA.  Travel and training funds of $5000 are available to the hired RA.
  • Upon verification of 960 hours of service, RA will be issued a Noncompetitive Hiring Authority and Direct Hire Authority, which can be used to apply for vacancies.
  • The forest service will provide bunkhouse space for a minimal fee in either Stanley or Ketchum, ID, depending upon availability.

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Javier Luna

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