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Student Conservation Association GulfCorps Conservation Crew 2019 - 2020 in Arlington, Virginia

GulfCorps Conservation Crew 2019 - 2020

Expected Dates

September 15, 2019toJuly 31, 2020

Site

The Nature Conservancy - Gulf of Mexico

Position ID

PO-00728256

With the help of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), The Corps Network (TCN) and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) are excited to announce an opportunity to restore Alabama coastal habitats. Join a team of 10 local young adults to conduct invasive species removal, shoreline restoration, water quality monitoring, trail work, and other activities. Team members will receive certifications and opportunities for future leadership and career opportunities in coastal habitat restoration.This is a 10-month paid position with weekday hours, typically from 8am until 4pm ($9/hr). Work will mostly be outdoors and will sometimes require heavy lifting and using equipment such as chainsaws. Team members will work under two team leaders that will serve as SCA’s supervisors. All team members are expected to be respectful, on-time, hard working, and aware of conditions to ensure a safe working environment. Preference will be given to applicants that are interested in pursuing an environmental career and from or currently living in coastal Alabama. Tag: SCA1957

  • Training Provided

Members of this Team will participate in the following trainings:- Wilderness First Aid- CPR/Wilderness First Aid- Chainsaw skills (S212)- Herbicide use- Water safety and kayak- Professional development

  • Professional Development Opportunities

Team members will have the opportunity to meet and work alongside partners from numerous environmental agencies in coastal Alabama. Professional opportunities such as leadership development, risk management, resume building, and career advancement will also be available. The goal of this program is to place members in environmental careers at the end of the 10-month position.

  • Need to Operate

Chainsaw;Other

  • Need to Operate Other

Herbicide application; kayak/canoe

Main Area of Focus

Natural Resources Mgmt

Education, Training & Skills Expected

Biology

some coursework or experience

Ecology & Restoration

some coursework or experience

Resource Management

some coursework or experience

Backpacking

some experience

Construction

some experience

Field Research

some experience

GPS

some experience

Hand Tools

some experience

Community Engagement

some experience

Trail Maintenance

some experience

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible

Not Eligible

Driving Logistics

Valid Drivers License Needed

Indoor/Outdoor

Outdoor

US Citizenship

Required

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