MobilizeGreen
  • 13-Dec-2017 to 11-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Willows, CA, USA
  • Other
  • Internship

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In partnership with US Forest Service, MobilizeGreen seeks a Special Uses Intern, who will be trained to perform all aspects of administering the Region 5 Special Use Program. The Forest Service provides services that support our national policy and federal land laws. The Agency's Special Uses Program authorizes uses on National Forest System land that provide a benefit to the general public and protect public and natural resources values. Each year, the Forest Service receives thousands of individual and business applications for authorization for use of National Forest System land for such activities as water transmission, agriculture, outfitting and guiding, recreation, telecommunication, research, photography and video productions, and granting road and utility rights of ways. The intern will administratively support the processes behind the applications, regulations, personnel, customers, etc. The intern will also learn how requests affect the public's use and natural resources of National Forest System land.

 

Term: Monday through Friday, Full Time (40hrs/week)

           January 2018 -  December 2018            

 

Benefits:

  • $500/week stipend/living allowance for full time
  • Monthly housing stipend
  • Healthcare eligibility
  • 2-year non-competitive hiring certificate (after completion of 960 hours)
  • Hands on learning and job training experience

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Data entry for Special Use Database
  •  Process centralized billing, proposals, and applications for maintenance and record keeping
  •  Provide administrative support to Special Use Program Manager
  •  Develop knowledge on Forest Service regulations and policies, like National Environmental Policy Act, etc.
  •  Review, inspect, and analyze permit process related to natural resource management
  •  Provide excellent customer service to private land owners and businesses
  •  Provide strong oral and written communication to Region 5 forests/units, other federal and state agencies, and private corporations

Experience & Qualifications

  •  Education or experience with business or recreation (no degree needed)
  •  Strong oral and written communication
  •  Customer Service experience
  •  Proficient in Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint
  •  Comfortable traveling 1-2 weeks per month.

 

Work Environment                                                           

Work is performed in an office setting where there is adequate light, heat and ventilation and in the forest environment which involves moderate risks, discomforts, or unpleasantness such as dust, hot or cold temperatures. Special safety precautions are required, including protective clothing or equipment when warranted by the job. This work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking over rough, steep or rocky surfaces with recurring stooping, reaching, or bending. The work may require lifting of objects up to 50 pounds.

Requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • Valid Driver's License

To apply:  Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the internship and why you think you would be a good fit for the position.

 

 

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