The Great Basin Institute
Gold Butte National Monument
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16,500 total living allowance (allocated biweekly)
Last Date to Apply
The Great Basin Institute (GBI), in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), is recruiting an Interpretive Youth Technician for the public lands of Southern Nevada. This project focuses on three cultural complexes in the Gold Butte area that are well known and receive heavy visitation by the public. The three complexes include: Whitney Pocket, an area currently designated as an ACEC containing one historic Civilian Conservation Corps camp and one prehistoric rock shelter and roasting pit site; Falling Man Rock Writing Complex; and Kirk’s Grotto Site Complex, a slot canyon containing a number of petroglyph panels. Youth Technicians are an important component in the effort to protect and restore the value of these resources and values. This position offers an unparalleled opportunity to gain training, experience, and skills in interpretation while helping the District accomplish priority resource protection, building lasting relationships with the community and Native Tribes. BLM specialists in recreation and natural resources will guide the Technician in completing the work, as well as providing insights into resource management and career opportunities. The job duties include: -Research and investigation of three (3) cultural resource complexes. -Develop education and information kiosk for each of the three cultural resource complexes. -Prepare for production the developed interpretative kiosks. -Coordinate and collaborate with BLM recreational and Tribal Liaison -Aid in the connective of the Native American Heritage to the local community and visiting public. -Compiling information and design content to engage the public with Gold Butte’s complexes. -Developing brochures and pamphlets for the public -Creation of a Junior Ranger Book for the cultural complexes
-Has earned or is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a conservation or visitor services related field (e.g., education, archaeology, natural resources conservation, biology) or related coursework and commensurate experience; -Some experience with production and graphic design; -Knowledge of and/or experience developing interpretive material; -Experience with archives, desirable; -Flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities, and the ability to work independently. -Some experience in working with youth and children; -Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public in a variety of forums; -Ability to perform physical work outdoors in harsh and rapidly changing environments; -Comfortable driving 4WD vehicle off-road in rural locations. -Possess valid, clean, state-issued driver’s license. -Experience with cultural and archeological resource management preferred. -Meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: (1) U.S. Citizenship or legal resident alien status, (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of four in a lifetime or the equivalent of two full education awards), (3) pass National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) and federal criminal background checks, (4) adhere to the rules, regulations, and code of conduct as specified in the Member Service Agreement; and (5) not engage in any prohibited activities as listed in the Member Service Agreement.
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Brittany Nelson
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