Conservation Internship Program


The Idaho Conservation Corps Internship program is an innovative AmeriCorps Program designed to provide hands on training and experience to those interested in pursuing employment with land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. The program is a cooperative effort designed to address community, environmental, and resource management projects.

OPEN POSITIONS:

Resource Assistant Program

The Resource Assistant Program (RAP) offers valuable on-the-job training, immersion in the Forest Service culture, and access to valuable workforce development opportunities. To learn more, please visit USFS Outside.

 

Recreation Program Resource Assistant - Boise National Forest
United States Forest Service - Lowman, ID & Idaho City, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, April 17, 2020

The Boise National Forest is recruiting two Recreation Program Resource Assistants to assist with recreation site maintenance (campgrounds, picnic areas, cabins), visitor information, special use permit administration, and trails management/maintenance, and youth engagement programs. The duty location will be at the Lowman or Idaho City Ranger Districts.

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "Boise Lowman Resource Assistant” for the position in Lowman, ID, and “Boise Idaho City Resource Assistant” for the position in Idaho City.

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Public Affairs Resource Assistant - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - Council, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, April 17, 2020

As a basic trainee, the incumbent performs developmental assignments in support of the Public Affairs program located on a Forest Service unit. Assignments are designed to provide training in the public affairs functions for which the unit is responsible. The hired intern will receive formal and on-the job training in planning, organizing, and executing information, external relations, public involvement, and environmental education activities on the unit, to develop experience in various phases of public affairs

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette Council Resource Assistant" as the position.

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Conservation Education Resource Assistant - Sawtooth National Forest
United States Forest Service - Ketchum, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, April 17, 2020

Be in the company of wild things and rugged landscapes! Join our educational staff for an exciting experience with the Forest Service in a beautiful mountain setting within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA). The chosen naturalist will complete research, develop and present natural and cultural walks, talks and evening programs for diverse groups of visiting youth and adults, including wilderness education (Leave No Trace) in the outdoors and a one to two week summer day camp. One day a week, the candidate will dispense recreation information to the public at a ranger station or Visitor Center. S/he will attend team meetings and staff orientations to become familiar with the Forest Service and specific SNRA goals and receive on the job training.

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Sawtooth Resource Assistant" as the position.

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Recreation Program Resource Assistant - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - McCall, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, April 17, 2020

The Forest Service partners with Idaho State Parks and Recreation, Land of the Yankee Fork Historical Association (Custer), and the Dredge Historical Association to interpret and preserve the settlement and mining history in the Yankee Fork River drainage. The ghost town of Custer as well as the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge receive thousands of visitors each year, making this area among the Forest’s busiest (if not the busiest) day use sites. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, this intern will be at the town site to assist volunteers, Forest, and State personnel in welcoming visitors and interpreting the history of the area for them. Tours as well as a slide show are provided to all visitors. Site interpreters also spend countless hours teaching the art of gold panning to young and old alike. The term length is from May-October (exact start/ end dates are dependent on date of hire and will be based on the 960 required hours of service).

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette Krassel Resource Assistant" as the position.

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Southern Idaho National Parks

Natural Resources Management - Craters of the Moon National Monument
National Parks Service - Arco, ID

Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Summer 2020 - The National Parks Service is currently recruiting two interns that will support the Natural Resource Management Program. The selected interns will assist with management of natural resources at Craters of the Moon National Park (CRMO). The work will be field oriented with the majority assisting the vegetation and wildlife programs.

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Craters Natural Resources" as the position.

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Payette National Forest

Biology Technician (Weeds) - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - New Meadows, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Biological Technician (Weeds) from May 26 through August 18 2020. The incumbent will be paired with a Forest Service conduct field surveys to identify, document, map, and treat noxious weed infestations. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs).

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette New Meadows Biology Technician" as the position.

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Engineering Technician - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - Council, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Payette National Forest is recruiting two Engineering Technicians from May 26th through August 18th 2020. The incumbent will be paired with a permanent Forest Service Engineer to inspect construction projects, roads, and other structures on National Forest lands. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs).

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette Council Engineering Technician" as the position.

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Fisheries Technician - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - McCall, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Fisheries Technician Individual Placement from May 26th through August 18h, 2020. The incumbent will be working with a fisheries crew, conducting surveys across the Payette National Forest. The incumbent will also have opportunities to work alongside specialists from Fisheries and Hydrology.

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette McCall Fisheries Technician" as the position.

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Forestry Technician (Silviculture) - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - New Meadows, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Payette National Forest is recruiting twoForestry Technicians(Silviculture) from May 26 through August 18,2020. The incumbent will be pairedwith a permanent Forest Service Employee to collectvegetationdata. Data will be collected according to Common Stand Exam (CSE) protocols or to standards set by Intermountain Research Station to calibrate LiDAR imagery to meetNFMA(National Forest Management Act) requirements. This position will typically work four,tenhour,days per week (Monday through Thurs).

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette New Meadows Silviculture" as the position.

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Forestry Technician (Timber) - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - Council, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Forestry Technician (Timber) Individual Placement from May 26th through August 18th, 2020. The incumbent will be paired with a Forest Service Employee to complete timber sale preparation activities to support harvest activities. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs).

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette Council Forest Technician (Timber)" as the position.

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Forestry Technician (Timber) - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - New Meadows, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Forestry Technician (Timber) Individual Placement from May 26th through August 18th, 2020. The incumbent will be paired with a Forest Service Employee to complete timber sale preparation activities to support harvest activities. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs).

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette New Meadows Forest Technician (Timber)" as the position.

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Recreation Technician (Trails) - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - McCall, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Trail Crew position from May 26 through August 18 2020. This position involves working with the Payette National Forest’s Central Zone trail crew to maintain, construct, and improve trails across the McCall and New Meadows Ranger Districts. The job requires working with hand and power tools to log out trails, cut back vegetation, clean and construct drainage features, construct trail bridges, and other related duties. The work schedule is Monday – Thursday, 7:00am to 5:30pm. Overnight camping, both car camping and backpacking, will be required throughout the summer. Most camping gear is provided.

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette McCall Recreation Technician" as the position.

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Forestry Technician (Rec) - Payette National Forest
United States Forest Service - Krassel Ranger District, ID

Application Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020

The Payette National Forest is recruiting one Forestry Technician (Rec) from May 26 through August 18 2020. The incumbent will be paired with a permanent Forest Service Employee to complete developed and dispersed recreation related activities. This position will typically work four ten hour days per week (Monday through Thurs).

 

Apply Here or scroll to the application form below and select "ICC - Payette New Meadows Forest Technician (Timber)" as the position.

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Submit Your Application

Please use the following form to submit your application. If there are no open positions, you may submit an incomplete application and follow-up with an email to javierl@idahocc.org to request more information.

 

 


For questions or concerns regarding the application process, please contact the Internship Program Officer:

Javier Luna
(208) 805-0325
javierl@idahocc.org