Control invasive and exotic plants using integrated pest management techniques.

Gather and transport supplies and materials: PPE, chemicals, tools, and/or maps/ GPS equipment.
Travel to and from the treatment site via truck, UTV, and/or foot; apply management techniques; accurately document work performed, such as the number of plants treated and volume of chemicals used.
Perform manual vegetation management: cut and pile plant materials, apply pesticides as necessary, and transport cut materials. Balance vegetation removal (selective thinning) to protect important ecological areas, riparian corridors, and wildlife habitats.
Apply backcountry safety and emergency procedures.
Assist with native plant restoration activities and cultural landscape enhancement.

Identify and document native plant habitats; make and document field observations of natural resource conditions. Makes preliminary determinations on the cause of any problems noted and provides suggestions for mitigation.
Planting native plants and controlling invasive vegetation using hand and power tools.
Contribute towards site restoration project development: identify areas for improvement, scope of work, and develop maps and graphic representation.
Assist with prescribed fire burn unit preparation.

Identify species to treat with prescribed fire in accordance with fire management plan.
Cut and pile woody materials in manner which promotes or enhances prescribed fire. Work will be carried out with the guidance of wildland fire management specialist.
Contribute to GIS mapping and data collection for prescribed fire ecology documentation.
The supervisor will guide overall work assignments (quantity, quality, deadlines, priorities, instructions), and the intern will often independently carry out assignments to completion. Unusual situations are referred to the supervisor Intern will be faced with various choices regarding decisions to make involving their work, requiring the incumbent to recognize the existence of and differences among a few easily recognizable situations.

Tagged as: Conservation

About Southeast Conservation Corps

Empowering young adults to cultivate compassion, responsibility, and grit through community service, hard work, and environmental stewardship.

Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC), a program of Conservation Legacy, is a non-profit, AmeriCorps-affiliated organization. SECC selects young adults, ages 18-30, to complete conservation work projects on public lands throughout the Southeast. SECC programs encourage environmental stewardship, foster community partnerships, & emphasize experiential learning. SECC serves a diverse population that is representative of the Southeast, including youth, graduates, veterans, and a cross-section of ethnicities and income levels. SECC is an active member of the AmeriCorps Disaster Response Team & as such, selected crews may be deployed on Disaster response projects for up to 30 days.

Application Instructions

Please apply via our website: https://jobs.silkroad.com/ConservationLegacy/Careers/jobs/5338