Restoration Intern-California

Agency
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Location
Angeles National Forest, Texas Canyon Fire Station, Saugus CA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
TBD
Last Date to Apply
08/15/2018
Website
https://www.rsabg.org/employment
Description
Position Overview: In collaboration with the Angeles National Forest and National Forest Foundation, assists the Restoration Project Manager with restoration projects on the Angeles National Forest. Duties include care, maintenance, and out-planting of containerized plants at restoration site, watering, weeding, and general maintenance at the restoration site. Must approach all tasks with respect for natural, cultural and fiscal resources, co-workers, volunteers, partner agencies, and organizations. This is a full-time seasonal position, 40 hours a week. Please note that the job reports to Saugus, CA. Duties and Responsibilities: • Under cooperative agreements between RSABG and partner agencies, assists in the execution of restoration projects. • Become familiar with restoration practices • Plant container plants at restoration sites • Drive and navigate to field sites • Collect seeds for restoration sites • Plant container plants at restoration sites • Water, weed, and conduct maintenance at restoration sites. • Supervise and assist volunteers
Qualifications
Qualifications: • A working knowledge of basic taxonomic principles and characteristics of major plant families and California flora desired. • The physical ability to perform labor such as transporting water, planting container plants, bending and standing for long periods of time. • Ability to use heavy equipment such as a soil auger. • Knowledge of basic horticulture practices and/or willingness to learn required. • Willingness to work with or be around pesticides or herbicides with appropriate training and supervision. • Valid driver’s license and willingness to drive a large box truck or other large vehicle. Physical demands • Ability to conduct fieldwork under a variety of environmental conditions is required. • The physical ability to work outdoors all day in unpredictable weather conditions. • Must have physical strength and endurance sufficient to carry field equipment and supplies. • Ability to lift 50 lbs. Qualified candidates please send cover letter and resume to: Please note that the job does not report to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont, California. The reporting location is in Saugus, California Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Attention: Billy Sale 1500 N College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711 e-mail bsale@rsabg.org
Contact Person
Billy Sale
Contact eMail
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