Invasive Plant Management Members - Southeast Invasive Plant Management Team

American Conservation Experience

About the organization

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for youth, young adults, and emerging professionals of all backgrounds to explore and improve public lands while gaining practical professional experience.

Duties

Summary: American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service, is seeking THREE Invasive Plant Management Members who will assist Southeast Invasive Plant Management Team (SE-IPMT) staff with the management, control, and eradication of invasive plants and forest pathogens.

Start Date: June 2022, start date flexible for the right candidate
End Date: 26 weeks from the start date
* A 26-week minimum commitment is required *

Location: The SE-IPMT is based in Asheville, NC.

Living Allowance: ACE Member is expected to contribute ~40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $500/week to offset the costs of food, housing, and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly. Extensive travel is required and all project-related hotel expenses are covered by ACE/NPS. Potential out-of-pocket reimbursements will be fulfilled approximately two weeks after approved travel documents are submitted to ACE.

Housing: Housing is the responsibility of the member and not provided by ACE or NPS.

AmeriCorps: This position may be eligible for a 900-hour AmeriCorps Education Award ($3,172.50) upon successful completion of service hours.

Schedule: A typical schedule is eight, ten hour days followed by six days off OR four ten-hour days with three days off.

Qualifications

See full-position description on website.

Salary

500/week

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please apply through the provided website link. Thank you!

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