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Survey Technician Individual Placement
at Conservation Legacy
Title: BLM Survey Technician Individual Placement (3 Positions)
Start/End Date: June 3rd, 2019 - August 16th, 2019
Stipend: $520/week (+Education Award)
Term: 12 weeks
Reports To: Bureau of Land Management
Location: Pueblo, CO 81008
Status: 450-hour AmeriCorps Service Term
Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award $1,566.14 after successful completion
Southwest Conservation Corps’ Mission
It is the mission of the Southwest Conservation Corps to empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment.
The Burearu of Land Management (BLM) manages public lands to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. The Pike and San Isabel National Forest and Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands (PSICC) Boundary Program managed through a service first agreement with the BLM is responsible for identifying the National Forest boundaries on the PSICC. This is done by conducting land surveys, dependent resurveys, and field investigations. Interns will work in the PSICC Boundary and Heritage programs and assist with giving information to visitors and to the Forest Service Supervisors Office in Pueblo.Work the interns provide to the Boundary Program protects natural resource by identifying National Forest boundaries so natural resource projects can be conducted. The GIS data that interns will work with is for the Heritage program that protect historic sites o the forest. The information that the interns will provide the public will direct their activities to areas that are used for specific purposes to prevent damage to natural resource son the Natioanal Forest. Essential functions and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- GIS data input based on record research
- Provide customer service to the public
- Assist to identify National Forest boundaries
- Ability to work independently in initiating, developing, or modifying work methods
- Ability to administer operations, such as day to day operation of a recreation site, which involves on-site decisions and judgments
- Ability to provide clear information or data both orally and in writing, in order to provide advice and guidance to supervisors, co-workers, and the public
- Ability and knowledge to use basic tools for digging post holes, replacing damaged signs, and similar tasks
The successful applicant must be self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision after the initial training period. The applicant must be able to maneuver and operate in a mixture of office and field work. This can include long periods of standing or walking on rough, uneven ground, bending, crouching, and stooping. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Prior to starting this position a government security background clearance will be required.
- College Graduate or Recent College Preferred
- U.S. Citizenship
- Permanent Resident Card, INS form I-551
- Alien Registration Card, INS form I-551
- A passport indicating that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence
- A departure record ( INS 194) indication that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence
- Driver's License
To apply, please submit an updated resume and letter of interest along with the online application.
Position closes April 21st, 2019.
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