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Nature Conservancy. |
|Type of Employment:||Full Time|
Warm Springs, Virginia (VA)
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 30 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.
In memory of David A. Tice, a former Board of Trustees member and visionary forester who was instrumental in many of our conservation efforts, The Nature Conservancy has created a science and stewardship annual internship program. The goals of this program are to introduce interested persons to the Conservancy's work, providing an educational experience in which the individual contributes to important ecological management and monitoring goals on preserves. This year,the Science Technician / Dave Tice Intern will assist with habitat composition, fire effects, and avian community monitoring within our 18,000-acre Warm Springs Mountain restoration project located in the Allegheny Highlands of western Virginia. This will include vegetation sampling, photographic monitoring, and avian point counts, including preparation of monitoring equipment, field work to collect and enter data. In addition, the intern will assist partner agencies with data entry into a FEAT and Firemon database, and may be involved with ecological management and stewardship activities such as, fireline preparation, mechanical thinning of trees and shrubs, boundary marking, trail maintenance, and invasive species control. The Dave Tice intern will also assist in leading a 3-4 person crew of high school and college aged interns as a part of the Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future program.The individual must be prepared for long hours, travel and physically strenuous work conditions. This is a short-term position lasting about fifteen weeks.
RESPONSIBILITY/OVERSIGHT – FINANCIAL & SUPERVISORY
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
AUTO SAFETY POLICY
This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers.
Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT
BENEFITS-SHORT TERM POSITIONS
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, a 401k plan, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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