Become a Wildlife Assistant and work with the Bureau of Land Management in collaboration with the Utah Conservation Corps. Survey, search and conduct wildlife activities on approximately 10,000 within the John Wesley Powell National Conservation Area and the McCoy Flats Recreation Areas to include; white-tailed prairie dog colonies, new raptor nests, herpetofauna and bats and their spring and water habitat, any signs of greater sage-grouse, pinyon jay habitat and any big game observations.
To view the full Position Description and Compensation/AmeriCorps Benefits, please go to this link: https://www.usu.edu/ucc/2023-VernalBLM-Wildlife-JWP-Assistant-PD.pdf
• Must be a US 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).
• Willingness to work long days in remote areas.
• A valid driver's license.
• Be comfortable driving a 4-wheel drive vehicle on dirt roads or two-tracks.
• Familiar with bird ID.
• Familiar with herpetofauna ID.
• Field experience collecting scientific data.
• Experienced using 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.