Refuge Operations Intern

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, March 21, 2022, 11:45pm

Address:

Bandon, OR
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

The Refuge Operations Intern will work with the refuge manager and refuge volunteers to achieve refuge operations, conservation and restoration needs and gain a wide variety of experience with responsibilities related to three basic functions: habitat management, biology, and visitor services/facilities. Most responsibilities will be at the South Coast Office, Bandon Marsh NWR and Oregon Islands NWR.

  • Identify, monitor, map, and remove invasive plants
  • Participate in a coastal prairie restoration project at Crook Point. This will involve camping at a remote field site with no running water or electricity
  • Conduct weekly nest monitoring of black oystercatchers at Crook Point
  • Assist with bi-monthly mosquito monitoring activities at the Ni-les’tun marsh at Bandon Marsh NWR
  • Assist with pollinator garden activities including organizing volunteer days, planting, seeding and weeding
  • Maintain existing trails and communicate with the public on a variety of conservation topics

April 1-Sept 30, 2022

• Some undergrad coursework in biology, environmental science, recreation & park management, or related fields. A Bachelors Degree preferred

How to Apply:

Send the following to dawn_harris@fws.gov 

  1. Cover letter that addresses the listed qualifications for the position of interest
  2. Resume documenting your work experience, education, skills, interests, contact information, etc
  3. Contact information for three professional references (must include email and phone number for each reference)

To be considered, application packet must have all three items combined into a SINGLE PDF file labeled OCNWRC_operations_LastFirst