The Land Management Intern will work closely with the land management staff. He/She will assist with duties including, but not limited to: removing, constructing, and repairing fence; maintaining buildings, grounds, and lawns; controlling invasive vegetation; monitoring land management activities; maintaining riverine habitat; assisting with prescribed burns; and conducting prairie restoration and seed harvest. The position will require irregular hours and will include extensive outdoor physical labor under adverse conditions.
Qualifications: The following qualifications are desired (or a strong interest in obtaining such skills): experience constructing and maintaining fence; routine building maintenance skills; the ability to operate and maintain lawn equipment, ATVs/UTVs, and heavy equipment; plant identification skills; prescribed fire training/experience; the ability to work alone and/or as part of a team; excellent communication skills; and a strong work ethic. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.
Application: To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Tim Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.