Conservation Internship Program


The Idaho Conservation Corps Internship program is an innovative AmeriCorps Program designed to provide hands on training and experience to those interested in pursuing employment with land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. The program is a cooperative effort designed to address community, environmental, and resource management projects.  

 

OPEN POSITIONS:
 

Idaho Conservation Corps Internships with the Payette National Forest
 

 

Forestry Technician (Fuels) - 900 hours
Council Ranger District - Council, ID

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Forestry Technician (Fuels) summer intern beginning May 30, 2017. This position will primarily complete fuels activities on the Payette National Forest. Incumbent will work with our fuels tech and also alone. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs)..

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Range Technician (Weeds) - 900 hours
New Meadows Ranger District - New Meadows, ID

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one : Range Technician (Weeds) summer intern beginning May 30, 2017. The incumbent will complete a variety of tasks in range management with a focus on noxious weeds. Incumbent will identify, document and treat noxious weeds in a field setting. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs).

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Forestry Technician (Timber) - 900 hours
New Meadows Ranger District - New Meadows, ID

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Forestry Technician (Timber) summer intern beginning May 30, 2017. This position will primarily complete timber sale preparation activities to support harvest activities on the Payette National Forest. This position will serve with a small Forest Service crew that works across the Forest to prepare timber sales. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs).

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Forestry Technician (Silviculture) - 900 hours
New Meadows Ranger District - New Meadows, ID

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Forestry Technician (Silviculture) summer intern beginning May 30, 2017.This position will primarily collect stand data following the Forest Service Common Stand Exam protocol. Standard forest measurement tools such as GPS, compass, measuring tape, clinometers, relaskop, laser distance meters, and vegetation identification keys/guides will be utilized. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs).

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Forestry Technician (Recreation) - 450 hours
Idaho Panhandle National Forests - St. Joe Ranger District Saint Maries, Idaho

The St. Joe Ranger District is recruiting one Forestry Technician (Recreation) summer intern beginning June 13, 2017. Incumbent will primarily maintain recreation facilities on the district and provide visitor information. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (specific schedule to be determined)

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Biological or Range Technician (Weed and Range) - 450HR
Idaho Panhandle National Forests - St. Joe Ranger District Saint Maries, Idaho

The St. Joe Ranger District is recruiting one Biological or Range Technician (Weed and Range) summer intern beginning June 12, 2017. Incumbent will primarily be spraying weeds via Truck, UTV, and backpack sprayers.  This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (specific schedule to be determined).

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Physical Science Technician (Minerals) – 900 hours 
Boise National Forest –Lowman and Idaho City Ranger Districts Lowman or Idaho City ID

The position serves as a technician focusing on minerals administration support for the Boise National Forest Minerals and Geology program.  The technician independently, or in the company of the District Minerals Staff, performs field work related to locatable minerals, permitting, construction, drilling, reclamation, and production. The selected individual will arrange for interviews, meetings, and site visits with mining proponents to discuss matters such as technical requirements of equipment and environmental compliance.  The individual must be able to identify and correct any deficiencies on the spot or make recommendations to the District Minerals Staff that are in compliance with the terms and conditions of the operating plans and permits. The individual will assist in inventorying abandoned mines sites on the Forest as well as perform rock pit surveys and complete inspections reports as needed. 

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Forestry Technician (Trails)  - 900 hours
Boise National Forest –Lowman and Idaho City Ranger Districts

The Boise National Forest is recruiting one Forestry Technician (Trails) summer intern beginning June 1, 2017. The incumbent will be installed at the Lowman or Idaho City Ranger District Trail Crew and learn trails skills such as axe skills, trail maintenance, chainsaw and more. Position will be camping in the field on a regular basis, gear can be provided. This position will typically work 8 ten hour days every two weeks.

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2017 Education & Outreach Internship – 6 Month Position
​Craters
of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

The intern will communicate with the public and educational groups about the natural and cultural resources of Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve (CRMO). The intern would staff the visitor center and provide orientation and information about CRMO and the National Park Service including recreational opportunities and park regulations. The intern will also provide interpretive opportunities to the visiting public and educational programs to students focusing on the significance of volcanic resources at CRMO. This will include leading guided cave walks and hikes, giving formal presentations, and roving trails.

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