Visitor Use Management and Data Collection Intern #32114
Position Type: Internship
Open until Mon, March 8, 2021 expired
Work Hours: 40
Location: Cedar City, UT
Hours: See Schedule for details
Schedule: Visitor Use interns will work 20 hours/week starting in March 2021 for the rest of the school year. In the summer, interns will work 40 hours/week. Count on working weekends and holidays.
Dates: 02-01-2021 - 09-10-2021
Agency: National Park Service
Location: Zion National Park
This intern position assists park staff in gathering data for Zion’s Visitor Use Management Plan. In addition, interns assist with park visitor transportation. Interns will provide some interpretation of the park’s resources and safety and regulatory information to visitors.
Interns assist with loading park shuttle buses. The position also greets and orients park visitors and provides some interpretive work regarding the park’s cultural and natural resources. Other duties may include outdoor work requiring bending, lifting, and hiking, as there may be some ground and building maintenance, and developed recreation and trails projects.
The ideal intern would be detail-oriented with the ability to closely follow park SOPs. This position requires excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must enjoy working with individuals and groups with diverse backgrounds. Applicants with these skills, and are pursuing majors in the following fields will be given first consideration: Outdoor, parks, recreation and tourism, Biological Sciences, Education and History and cultural resource fields.