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Refuges WaterCorps GIS Intern

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Opportunity summary

Term length

6/24/2024 - 12/20/2024

Application window

4/29/2024 - 5/20/2024

Location

Remote, Colorado

Hourly pay equivalent

$15.00

Project summary

This project will document the water delivery systems of the Southwest Region's National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) and maintenance knowledge required to effectively use those water delivery systems. Many of our NWRs or stations have water delivery systems to supply water to different agricultural and wetland management units to provide forage and habitat for waterfowl. These water delivery systems can consist of levees, canals, ditches, gates, etc.

Opportunity description

Help document the water delivery systems of the Southwest Region's National Wildlife Refuge (NWRs). NWRs or stations have water delivery systems to supply water to different agricultural and wetland management units. Water delivery systems can consist of levees, canals, ditches, gates, etc. It is important to document, map, and archive the flow of water into holding ponds and which parts of the water delivery system can be used to supply water to the management units given the available water.

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Agree to be substance free. Valid Driver's License. Must be a member of a Federally recognized Indian Tribe, Band, or Village. Alaska Native.

Preferred qualifications

Interest in stewardship. Ability to work well with others. Other qualifications as outlined in detailed announcement.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Waterway restoration

Work environment

  • Telework eligible
  • Individual placement
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor