Wilderness Stewardship Lead-Arkansas

Agency
AIM for Wilderness Stewardship
Location
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$16.50 per hour
Start Date
01/28/2019
Last Date to Apply
10/31/2018
Website
http://www.aimwild.org/
Description
Job Summary AIM Wild Project leads for the western Ouachita National Forest will develop a Non-Native Invasive Species management plan for Black Fork Mountain, Caney Creek, Dry Creek, Flatside, Poteau Mountain, and Upper Kiamichi wilderness areas. Project leads will also coordinate with AIM Wild staff and U.S. Forest Service staff to gather data for Wilderness Stewardship Performance (WSP) evaluation. Project Leads are further responsible for direct supervision of one wilderness intern. Benefits • Professional experience developing Non-Native Invasive Species management plans • Dynamic work environment in federally-designated wilderness areas • Valuable experience working alongside land management professionals • $16.50 per hour for 640 hours (16 weeks) • Mileage compensation for training opportunities
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university • Strong technical writing skills • Knowledge of Wilderness Stewardship Performance elements preferred • Knowledge of wilderness principles, concepts, policies, and objectives • Wilderness First Aid/Wilderness First Responder certification preferred • Experience with backcountry travel • Valid state-issued driver’s license • Ability to coordinate and lead volunteer crews and interns • Ability to work both independently and with a team, including coordination with AIM Wild and Forest Service staff • Access to personal vehicle for travel to and from work sites
Contact Person
Isaiah Tanner
Contact Phone
817-913-9719
Contact eMail
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