American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service, is seeking ONE Vegetation Management member to contribute to natural resource projects alongside Bryce Canyon National Park staff.
The ACE Member will work with and assist the Bryce Canyon National Park Vegetation Management team in all tasks associated with non-native plant control and re-vegetation in the park. The work can include surveys, restoration, seeding and seed collection, as well as specific directed control operations. Control will be done using both manual and chemical control techniques including the spraying of herbicide. The ACE Member should be familiar with traveling to and working in remote areas, with exposure to changing environmental conditions. This is a great opportunity to learn and practice natural resource management techniques and the laws, policies, and regulations that guide them, all within the setting of a heavily-visited, iconic national park. There will be some opportunities to join other resource management crews and gain experience in other tasks.
To see the full position description, go here: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/760956-84971.html
- Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident to comply with government contracts
- Have a valid driver's license and insurable driving record
- Must pass criminal history checks
- Previous training and experience in the use of chainsaws for vegetation management
- Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or able to receive a medical or religious exemption
- Able to represent ACE and partner organization in a professional manner
- Ability to be both self-directed and a contributing member of a group
- Ability to perform essential duties with or without reasonable accommodation
- Must be physically able to work in mountainous terrain, hike for long distances, carry a backpack with gear, and lift 50 lbs
- Experience in natural resource management, ecology, conservation or other related field
- Knowledge of invasive species management and use of chemical treatments
- Familiarity with plant species of Colorado Plateau
-Formal training and experience with hand tools and power tools
- S212 Chainsaw Certification
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.