Forest Ecology Internship Positions in N. Arizona (USA) ~

25 de marzo de 2014

Forest Ecology Internship Positions in N. Arizona (USA)

For more information please contact Travis Woolley - See below for details and application instructions.

Job Title: Forest Ecology Intern
Job ID: 41996


The Intern/Science provides general research assistance to program staff to collect forest structure and vegetation data. Daily tasks including navigating to field plots using GPS, measuring forest structure (e.g., tree heights and diameters, understory cover estimation) using diameter tapes and laser, and recording detailed information from measurements onto field data sheets. Position is supervised by N. Arizona Forest Ecologist and daily work will be performed with US Forest Service Liaison. Work will be performed on the North Kaibab Ranger District, Kaibab National Forest. Field housing (including kitchen) will be provided on the Kaibab National Forest. Position duration will be approximately 5 -6 weeks (Mid-late May to early July), but potential for extension is possible based on needs of the program. Valid Driver's License required.

The Intern/Science position may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.  These conditions may:

  *   require minor physical exertion and/or muscular strain

  *   present occasional possibility of injury

  *   require long hours in isolated settings


  *   Coursework in forestry, natural resources, environmental studies or equivalent
  *   Experience managing and prioritizing tasks.
  *   Experience performing duties emphasizing detail-oriented and numerical tasks.
  *   Experience working within a team-framework.


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

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.


The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, 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.


To apply to position number 41996 , submit resume and cover letter as one document.  All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 28 .

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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process

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