American Conservation Experience

Actively Recruiting:
Yes

Position title :
NPS Academy GIS and Geoscience Member - Grand Teton National Park

Deadline to apply :
Applications accepted on rolling basis

Type of Position :
Corpsmember / Intern

Town, City, Park, etc :
Grand Teton National Park

State / Territory :
Wyoming

Benefits :
AmeriCorps, Education Award, Housing – Primarily Non-Camping, Industry-Recognized Certifications, Public Land Corps Hiring Authority, Student Loan Forbearance

Project/Program Focus :
Data Collection

Position Description :

The GIS/Geosciences member will assist the geospatial data program by preparing GIS-related graphic material for reports, using GPS data collection software to collect digital spatial data, and use GIS software to create, manage, edit and document geospatial information Duties will include field data collection efforts, coordinating with many different internal partners, then processing this information and developing a map and/or analysis product that supports natural resource managers in the Park. Additionally, the candidate will have the opportunity to assist in hydrology and physical science monitoring. Candidates must be able to hike up to 15 miles a day in varied terrain, carrying up to 40 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation. We are looking for someone enthusiastic, eager to learn and contribute, and who is able to collect and record detailed and accurate data. A background in GIS is strongly encouraged, and additionally experience in resource management, wildlife management, biology or a related field is desirable.