Wildlife Refuge Visitor Services Internship

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Deadline to Apply:

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 12:00am

Organization: 

Address:

Los Fresnos, TX
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Enjoy coastal south Texas – beach, sea turtles, fishing, dolphins, kayaking, hunting and birds – while gaining experience at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.  The Lower Rio Grande Valley attracts birders and visitors from across the country and around the world. We are seeking an intern with strong people skills and general naturalist knowledge to assist with the visitor services program at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. Intern duties will include some or all of the following.  Participate in outreach events; greet and orient visitors at the visitor center; conduct interpretive programs and tours; operate a cash register to sell entrance permits; answer phones; develop educational materials for school groups and assist with school programs; operate the hunt check station; and maintain Refuge trails, buildings and grounds. Assist the Refuge by accomplishing clerical, visitor service and maintenance tasks as necessary.

How to Apply:

Only U.S citizens may apply.  Please send a cover letter, resume and the phone numbers and e-mail addresses of 3 references (preferably previous supervisors) to: Ms. Marion Mason, e-mail marion_mason@fws.gov.   Fax to (956)748-3609.  Or mail to 22817 Ocelot Road, Los Fresnos, TX 78566; (956)748-3607 ext 119.  Open until filled, review of resumes will start immediately.