2019 Cherokee National Forest Intern

Student Conservation Association - Greenville, TN4.4

InternshipEstimated: $24,000 - $33,000 a year
Skills
Expected Dates
October 7, 2019 to February 23, 2020
Site
Cherokee National Forest
Position ID
PO-00726040
Are you a good communicator and do you like interacting with people? We have an ideal opportunity for someone who wants an opportunity to work with the Cherokee National Forest.

The US Forest Service is seeking 1 intern to develop and implement environmental education programming, visitor outreach, and administrative functions during the peak summer recreation season.

Required Skills
Good communicator
Enjoys working with the public

Desired Skills:
Experience in outdoor education
Public speaking experience
Current First Aid/CPR certification
Trail building experience

Transportation: Intern may be provided with a government vehicle for project use, but will need their own vehicle for personal use.

Benefits: A housing allowance of $800/month will be provided to the intern. The intern will also receive a one-time travel allowance of $1100 to assist with round trip costs of relocation. Additionally, a weekly living allowance of $250/ week will be provided.

Training Provided
National Forest Management, Radio Communications, Safety
Educational/Recreational Opportunities
See above
Handicap Accessible?
No
Main Area of Focus
Visitor Services and Site Operations
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
some coursework or experience
Forestry
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Backpacking
competent without supervision
Customer Service
some experience
Hand Tools
competent with supervision
Public Speaking
some experience
Trail Maintenance
some experience
Further Details
AmeriCorps Eligible
Not Eligible
Driving Logistics
Valid Drivers License Needed
Personal Vehicle Required
Intern will be provided with a government vehicle for project use, but will need their own vehicle for personal use.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
Yes
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
US Citizenship
Not Required