Overview

American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service, is seeking ONE GIS Member to contribute to a collaborative GIS project (in and out of the field) alongside regional GIS specialist and Cumberland Gap National Historical Park staff.

For more information about ACE and to apply, please visit: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/819612.html

Start Date: October 31, 2022
End Date: October 30, 2023 (or 52 weeks from start date)
*a 52-week minimum commitment is required*

Location: Cumberland Gap National Historical Park – Middlesboro, KY

Position Description: The ACE Member will assist Park staff in accomplishing a variety of tasks. 80% of the work performed by the ACE Member will be GIS focused and involves data collection, database management, and creating maps. The GIS Member is the only individual in the park with GIS duties and supports the GIS needs of the entire park team. The member will spend the remaining 20% of their time in the field performing tasks as assigned. The fieldwork, which is physically demanding, will be focused on the control of either exotic plants or hemlock woolly adelgids. This individual placement is meant to facilitate professional development and promotes exposure to land management agencies and networking with professionals. This could include gaining experience in different conservation fields and shadowing different work groups.

Tagged as: Conservation, Research/Science and Technical

Qualifications:

For the full list of qualifications and the full position description, please visit our ACE website: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/819612.html

About American Conservation Experience

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for youth of all backgrounds to explore and improve public lands while gaining practical professional experience.

Application Instructions

To Apply: Please submit your resume, a cover letter demonstrating your interest and experience, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/819612.html Early consideration will be given as resumes are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact ACE EPIC NPS Recruitment Specialist, Shannon Borowy, at sbo