2023 Summer Internship – Land Management: Auburn, AL/Franklin, Tennessee

The Westervelt Company
Auburn, AL/Franklin, Tennessee
Job Category
18.00 per hour with housing allowance
Last Date to Apply
The primary purpose of this paid position is to give support to the Westervelt Ecological Services Land Stewardship Team. Duties would primarily consist of helping in the field with monitoring and land management activities at our various Mitigation Bank and Conservation sites. Activities: habitat/vegetation monitoring, hydrological monitoring, gopher tortoise burrow monitoring, invasive species treatment, GPS/GIS mapping, data analysis, and the production of technical documents and reports.
 Basic knowledge of Southeastern flora and fauna. Good identification skills of Southeastern flora highly desirable.  Well-developed communication and people skills. Ability to effectively work in a team environment with associates, contractors, and customers in addition to working independently.  Must be highly motivated, a critical thinker, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Good physical condition and ability to perform under adverse climatic working conditions and difficult terrain. Work schedules and activities are dynamic and often involve overnight travel and long hour days.  Good knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word with effective data management and organizational skills.  Be able to safely operate a 4-wheel drive pickup truck, SUV, and UTV. Must have a valid driver's license.  Basic map and compass skills, ability to use handheld GPS units, and experience with ArcMap and other GIS applications is highly desirable.  Applicants must be actively pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife biology, biology, botany, environmental studies, ecology, or related field.
Contact Person
Leslie Hubbard
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