Job: Watershed & Fisheries Outreach AmeriCorps

Title Watershed & Fisheries Outreach AmeriCorps
Agency, Location Monongahela National Forest/ Bartow, WV
Categories Temporary
Job # 13402
Salary $14,000 annual stipend, $6,095 education award, reduced cost housing, and health insurance
Responsibilities

The selected individual will work as an AmeriCorps member supervised by Forest Service personnel.  Work will focus on aquatic and watershed outreach and education but will also include habitat improvement, monitoring, and restoration.  A large component of this position will be building upon an established snorkel outreach program to engage youth with stream ecology, fisheries, and watershed health.

Positions run from September 2019-August 2020.

Duties:

  • Coordination of the snorkel outreach program and development of additional outreach and education activities
  • Instream habitat/organism surveys
  • Habitat restoration
  • Data entry/analysis
  • Technical writing
Qualifications
  • Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks and requests
  • Dedication to serving the community through education and outreach
  • Ability to work long days under strenuous field conditions
  • Fisheries/aquatic fieldwork experience
  • Fisheries, aquatic ecology, and/or watershed educational background
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ad Closing Date:  July 8, 2019

Contact

[email protected]

 

Link http://www.appalachianforest.us/americorps/Positions_AFNHA_AmeriCorps19-20_late_may.pdf