Position Title: Forestry Technician (Recreation) - 480HR
The Sandpoint Ranger District is recruiting one summer Forestry Technician (Recreation) beginning June 7, 2021 through
August 28, 2021. Incumbent will primarily maintain recreation facilities on the district and provide visitor information.
This position will typically work four ten-hour days per week (specific schedule to be determined).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties will be to serve with Forest Service employees maintaining and cleaning campgrounds, developed recreation
facilities, trailheads, and lake-based campsites on the district 60%. The position will entail site maintenance, frequent
visitor contacts, and information sharing 40%. Work will be accomplished via truck and boat. This position will also help with maintenance and repairs to a lookout rental.
Duties are performed out of the Sandpoint Ranger District in Sandpoint, Idaho. Housing is provided in a bunkhouse with a
common kitchen, bathroom, and individual bedrooms at the Sandpoint Ranger District. The candidate may provide their
own housing, camp, or use this free forest service housing.
Terms of Employment:
One AmeriCorps member will complete a term of service starting June 7, 2021 through August 28, 2021. The member
must complete a minimum of 480 service hours by the end of their term.
$6,240.00 living allowance dispersed on a monthly basis, a $1,638.89 education award upon completion of the 480 hours
The living allowance and education award are taxable. Members are responsible for providing their own food. Service
eligibility is contingent upon the results of a criminal and driving background check.
Application Deadline: May 24, 2021
Interviews: Will occur as qualified applications are received.
Type of position: AmeriCorps Member
Service Dates June 7, 2021 – August 28, 2021
Length of Term: 12 WKS/ 480 HRS
How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references and completely fill out the
application form found at http://bit.ly/NYCInternApplicationForm.
Please select “Idaho Panhandle NF - Forestry Technician (Sandpoint)” when applying.
If you have questions about the position, please reach Idaho Conservation Corps/Northwest Youth Corps Internship
Program Officer Andrew Tagge at email@example.com, or Idaho Panhandle National Forest – Trails and
Recreation Manager Lisa Portune at firstname.lastname@example.org
• Willingness to work as part of a small team
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• A positive attitude
• Current driver’s license
• Ability to lift and carry 50lbs
• Ability to work outdoors in remote settings and inclement weather on uneven ground
• Experience reading maps
• Attention to detail.
• Previous experience using GPS units and other mobile devices.
• Coursework in recreation management, forestry, natural resources or related field
• A strong interest in resource management and visitor services.