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Thursday, December 22, 2011

INTERNSHIP: Interpretation and Conservation Education Internships

Interpretation and Conservation Education Internships
Job Title: Interpretive Services Internship (6 positions available)
Dates: June – September, 2012
Application Deadline: Open until filled or closing date of May 1, 2012
·         $85/week stipend, paid bi-weekly through electronic deposit
·         Free housing on Zigzag Ranger District
·         USDA Forest Service uniforms
·         Two weeks of training to include conservation education, visitor information, customer service, interpretation, CPR/First Aid certification and driver’s education
·         Daily transportation to/from duty station
·         Reimbursement for travel expenses to/from Zigzag, OR (inquire for details)
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week with two weekdays off each week (work on holidays expected)
General Duties:
·         Offer visitor services and guided tours at Timberline Lodge National Historic Landmark
·         Develop, market and lead nature hikes in various outdoor settings
·         Represent the USDA Forest Service at several community events and provide educational activities
·         Develop, market and present living history and interpretive campfire programs
·         Provide information to the visiting public on local and regional information, history and activities
Qualifications – Internship Requirements:
·         21 years or older
·         A valid driver’s license with clean driving record
·         Ability to hike on varied terrain at elevations up to 7,000 feet
·         Outgoing and intrepid enthusiasm when communicating with forest visitors
·         Interest or education in cultural heritage, natural resources, interpretation, environmental policy, conservation education or any related field
·         Desire to be an integral member of an Interpretive Services Team and represent the USDA Forest Service
·         Ability to successfully perform duties with little or no direct supervision
·         Maintain records of duties and results
To Apply: Send résumé, cover letter and a list of three references to:
Michelle Richardson
Zigzag Ranger District, Mount Hood National Forest
70220 E Highway 26
Zigzag, OR 97049-8701
Or email inquiries: Michelle Richardson   mmrichardson@fs.fed.us

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