Become a Wildlife Botany Assistant and work with the Bureau of Land Management in collaboration with the Utah Conservation Corps. Survey sensitive plants and pollinators in known and established monitoring plots within the BLM-VFO boundaries in accordance with VFO protocol. These protocols will provide information to assess changes in sensitive plant and pollinator population densities. This information will help inform USFWS listing considerations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Additionally, this position will assist with Rangeland Health monitoring in each of the following allotments: Island Park, Rupple Cabin and McCoy Flats. Inventory for special status plant species in support of the John Wesley Powell National Conservation Area.
To view the full Position Description and Compensation, please go to this link: https://www.usu.edu/ucc/2023-Vernal-BLM-Botany-Pollinator-Assistant-PD.pdf
• Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
• At least age 18 by the start of service term.
• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
• Must undergo and pass a National Criminal History Check.
• Eligible to serve in an AmeriCorps State/National term.
• A valid driver's license.
• Be comfortable driving a 4-wheel drive vehicle on dirt roads or two-tracks.
• Familiar with milkweed and bog violet plant ID.
• Field experience collecting scientific data.
• Experienced using GPS.
• Ability to navigate using maps and GPS.
About Utah Conservation Corps
Utah Conservation Corps is an AmeriCorps program made up of members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community and environment. We engage in projects throughout the state of Utah that address goals relating to environmental conservation, leadership, education, and sustainability.
UCC AmeriCorps members have committed to a term of service for their country that may range from 3 months to a year. Our members are individuals seeking opportunities to give back, to improve the environment and explore the beauty of Utah's public lands. Many of our members are current students or recent graduates looking to gain experience in the fields of natural resource conservation, education, or social services.
Utah Conservation Corps is a program of Utah State University's Center for Community Engagement.