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Timpanogos Cave National Monument

01/10/2020

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Summer Park Technician Position ( 2 Positions)

Description: 

The goal of the summer internship is to give an undergraduate student an opportunity to gain experience working in a collaborative effort that directly benefits the National Parks. This position will provide valuable hands-on experience to multiple aspects of the National Park.  

Level of Physical Demand: The work requires some physical exertion such as hiking with a heavy backpack, walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. The work may require crawling in caves- including dark and tight spaces while wearing a helmet and safety equipment.


Internship Descriptions:

  • Education and Cave tour Interpretation
  • Wildlife inventories
  • Hydrology sampling
  • Cave Inventory project
  • Trail maintenance
  • Park-wide natural resource maintenance
  • Exotic weed removal
  • Tracking visitor use data
  • Assist with park programs and events

 

Benefits/Description:

  • Approximate Start/End Date: May 11 (14 weeks)
  • $12.50 an hour/40 hours a week/occasional evening hours required
  • Housing: Yes for 1 position
  • Location: Timpanogos Cave National Monument
  • Supervisor:
    Cami McKinney

Qualifications:   

  • Current USU QCNR student
  • Must have a valid US driver's license and transportation

 

To Apply:  Application deadline is March 13

  • Send cover letter, resume and reference to Cami McKinney by email, cami_mckinney@nps.gov
  • Cami McKinney 801-692-5048