American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service, is seeking TWO Natural Resource Members to assist with a variety of ongoing resource management projects alongside Cumberland Gap National Historical Park staff.
The ACE member will assist the Cumberland Gap’s Resource Management staff in accomplishing a variety of tasks. The member will spend the majority of their time in the field performing physically demanding tasks as assigned. Approximately 75 – 80% of the fieldwork will be Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) control; duties will also include exotic plant management and other invasive species work.
To see the full position description, visit: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/751452.html
- Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident to comply with government contracts
- Able to represent ACE and partner organization in a professional manner
- Have valid driver's license and insurable driving record
- Must pass criminal history checks
- Able to hike 5-10 miles per day
- Must be able to serve in all weather conditions
- Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive medical or religious exemption
- Be self-directed and a contributing member of a group
- Able to perform essential duties with or without reasonable accommodation
- Able to communicate clearly
- Must be able to do backcountry camping
- Comfortable navigating off-trail by maps and GPS units
- Willing to use herbicides and insecticides and pass KY pesticide certification test
- Able to serve in small group setting
- Able to serve independently in remote areas
- Have relevant experience in natural resource management or other related disciplines
- Knowledge of interrelationships between natural and cultural resources
- Ability to identify plants on sight or using dichotomous key
- Interest in the National Park Service
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.