Overview

American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service, is seeking THREE Invasive Plant Management Members who will assist Southeast Invasive Plant Management Team (SE-IPMT) staff with the management, control, and eradication of invasive plants and forest pathogens.

In this intensive field position, the ACE Member will be exposed to a variety of terrains to implement and document invasive plant management control methods including manual, mechanical, and chemical techniques using chainsaws, pole-saws, brush-cutters, hand tools, and manual and gas powered sprayers. Additionally, the Member will also be responsible for using GPS and GIS to locate and document sites and invasive plant populations. As many of the sites are located in remote locations, members will be required to operate 4WD vehicles and all-terrain vehicles. Transport of equipment typically includes an open trailer and experience pulling, hitching and backing a trailer is considered a plus.

To see the full position description, visit: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/760987.html

Tagged as: Conservation

Qualifications:

- Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident to comply with government contracts
- Have a valid driver's license
- Have a personal vehicle
- Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or able to receive an exemption

Required Skills:

- Able to hike while carrying up to 40lbs of gear
- Open to varying and flexible schedule
- Must be available for overnight travel

Preferred Skills:

- Relevant experience in botany, ecology, biology, wildlife, natural resources, environmental science, entomology or a related field
- Experience with invasive plant management or restoration
- Experience operating a vehicle while pulling a trailer
- Experience identifying and managing native and non-native plants
- Experience using GPS or GIS software
- An ability to use power equipment and 4WD vehicles
- Deep interest in fieldwork and a respect for nature

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

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to the online application page here: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/760987.html