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Department Intern NRD
DEPARTMENT INTERN - NATURAL RESOURCES


JOB DESCRIPTION
This is a temporary part time position within the Natural Resources Department. This position is designed to provide a career-oriented introduction to the background, philosophy, concepts, and scope of the Natural Resources Department’s programs. Assignments are developmental in nature and in conjunction with formal education; the employee will gain some of the necessary competencies for a career as an Environmental Technician. Work assignments are selected to ensure that the employee receives on-the-job training and exposure to one or more program functions.  The position is funded by grant programs, including the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant. Employment will continue through the term of the two year grant. This position is supervised by the Director of the Natural Resources Department.

SALARY RANGE  
$12.00 - $14.00 per hour

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
  • Participates in marine/coastal restoration projects.
  • Performs inventorying and monitoring of specific resources.
  • Participates with removal of noxious weeds and replanting of native grass.
  • Participates in design and implementation of outreach education programs.
  • Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.
  • All other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Career objective aligned with marine/coastal biology research.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Quick learner, good listener, good communicator.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Detail oriented qualities are a must.
  • Must be in good academic standing as defined by the educational institution.
  • Has knowledge and research skills of history and culture of the Wampanoag Tribe of (Aquinnah).
  • A valid Driver's License.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Previous experience in marine/coastal environment.
TRAINING
Training may be available for “qualified” candidates who do not possess all of the minimum qualifications. The applicability of this approach will be determined during the candidate interview process.





 
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