Dixie Front Country Crew #32208
Position Type: Internship
Open until Fri, March 26, 2021 expired
Work Hours: 40
Location: Cedar City, UT
Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday
Location: Cedar City
This two person crew will assist with managing front country recreation areas on the Pine Valley and Cedar City Ranger Districts on the Dixie National Forests providing information to guests on how to recreate responsibly on public lands.
This two person crew will assist with managing front country recreation areas on the Pine Valley and Cedar City Ranger Districts on the Dixie National Forest.
These positions require the ability to communicate both orally and written with public land managers, IIC staff, visitors, guests, and partners. They must be able to work independently and as a team in a variety of locations, settings and weather conditions. Individuals are responsible for adhering to forest and IIC safety protocols. They must be efficient at reading maps and sharing information regarding the unique characteristics of the landscape, environmental ethics, outdoor recreation techniques and recommendations on how to recreate responsibly on public lands. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to; cleaning facilities, making visitor contacts, assisting crews, employees and guests with maintenance projects, collecting visitor use data and other duties as assigned.
This position requires the successful candidate to complete, in good standing, a paid three-week field training period working alongside fellow interns and land managers. The candidate must be at least 21 years or older and possess a valid driver license. Familiarity with basic hand and power tools as well as some knowledge of trail building, fencing, facility maintenance and interpretation. A solid outdoor leadership skills, teaching ability, vigorous work ethic, positive attitude, maturity, and the ability to pass a background check, including a fingerprint analysis is a must. Preference is given to candidates with Wilderness First Aid certification (or greater), Leave No Trace Training, experience leading interpretive talks and prior conservation or land management experience.