This position will specialize in wildlife management, specifically in human-black bear conflict management.
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INTERN (SEASONAL) / SIERRA DISTRICT / RESOURCES SECTOR/ SUGAR PINE POINT STATE PARK
Environmental Services Intern position is part of the Sierra District Resources Program and under the supervision of the Senior Environmental Scientist. Resources Program project managers and staff provide day-to-day direction. Environmental Services Intern assists with resource management and maintenance tasks in the watershed, wildlife and vegetation management programs, including surveys, data collection and entry and physical labor as part of project implementation. Position involves manual labor.
Position reports to the Resources Office at Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park in Tahoma, CA and includes working in / driving to all 17 park units in District. Overnight camping may be occasionally required. Typical working week is 40 hours and may be 4 10-hour days (0700 to 1730) or 5 8-hour days (0830 to 1700), depending on program needs. Position is seasonal, usually April to November.
Position works primarily outdoors and involves manual labor. It includes working in extreme environmental conditions (heat, cold, wind, dust, water, snow) as well on uneven and steep-sloped terrain and travel to off-trail and remote locations, while lifting and carrying up to 50lbs, utilizing hand tools and navigating independently.
Position also includes work in an office setting, with prolonged computer use and sitting.
Position may work overtime, weekends and holidays, irregular shifts, and work and/or camp in remote work locations based on program or project needs.
Equivalent to graduation from college with a major or a minor (or equivalent) in urban, regional or environmental planning, economics, natural resource management, ecology, geography, earth or natural science, engineering, architecture, law, or a related field.
Registration as a graduate student in a college or university of recognized standing in urban, regional or environmental planning, economics, natural resource management, ecology, geography, earth or natural science, engineering, architecture, law, or a related field.
Possession of a Master's or two years of graduate work toward a Doctorate Degree in Urban, Regional or Environmental Planning, Economics, Natural Resource Management, Ecology, Geography, Earth or Natural Science, Engineering, Architecture, Law, or a related field or possession of another advanced degree with significant graduate course work in these fields.
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college with any major and six months of intern experience as a college student or graduate undergoing supervised practical training comparable to Student Assistant, Graduate Student Assistant or Environmental Services Intern in a work assignment of a professional nature related to the environmental sciences or to planning, managing or regulating uses of land or water.