Duties will include performing monthly waterfowl counts, managing water movement through wetlands, fisheries surveys, spring characterization surveys, and assisting with the management of a fish rearing program. The selected individual will work closely with wildlife and fisheries managers at the BLM. To view the full Position Description, please go to this link: https://www.usu.edu/ucc/2023-VernalBLM-Wildlife-Fisheries-Riparian-Assistant-PD.pdf

Tagged as: Conservation, Research/Science and Technical


• 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.
• Commitment to completing their Term of Service (start date-end date).
• A valid driver's license.
• Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Skills:

Desired Skills:
• Familiar with waterfowl ID.
• Familiar with plant ID.
• Field experience collecting scientific data.
• Ability to navigate using maps and GPS.
• Be comfortable driving a 4-wheel drive vehicle on dirt roads or two-tracks.

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.

Application Instructions

To Apply: • Email resume, cover letter, and 2-3 professional references to Jordan McMahon at [email protected]. • Please include Wildlife, Riparian and Fisheries Assistant in the subject line.