What is The Corps Network?

Our Impact FY19

Idaho Conservation Corps

Actively Recruiting:

Position title :
Recreation and Heritage Programs Resource Assistant

Deadline to apply :

Town, City, Park, etc :

State / Territory :

Benefits :
College Credit,Health Insurance,Housing – Primarily Non-Camping,Industry-Recognized Certifications,Relocation Assistance,Transportation Assistance

Project/Program Focus :
Data Collection,Forestry,Historic Preservation,Other

Attachments/Supplemental Materials :

Position Description :

The Recreation and Heritage Programs Resource Assistant will support both the recreation and heritage programs on the Payette National Forest. The hired individual will be assigned, about half of their time, to projects that support and/or enhance public recreation and half of their time to projects that support the heritage program. Projects may include: condition surveys for recreation infrastructure; field survey, data collection, and writing draft design narratives for projects proposed for Great American Outdoors Act funding; database input and management; documenting accomplishments funded by REA funds; assisting District recreation and trails crews with maintenance and/or survey; assisting the Heritage staff with field work and documentation; updating and managing hard copy and electronic files.

Job Duties :
  • Coordinate with recreation staff on the forest to develop funding proposals for the Great American
    Outdoors Act. This may include field survey for either recreation and/or heritage, data collection,
    and/or writing draft design narratives.
  • Assist with addressing the backlog of heritage survey forms, including digitizing the information into GIS, and scanning reports/site records for electronic access.
  • Database management, including:
    • Using SUDS to maintain information on recreation special use permits.
      o Entering Trail Condition and Assessment Survey (TRACS) data into NRM.
      o Heritage NRM database training and management.
  • Review files to update GIS of permit areas for outfitter and guides.
  • Update and improve the Payette National Forest webpages for recreation and heritage. This may also include improved information for campgrounds on Recreation.gov and/or OnCell app data.
  • Coordinate with recreation staff in documenting accomplishments of projects funded by the Recreation Enhancement Act.
Requirements :
  • A desire to serve and promote public land stewardship and an ethic of service.
  • Communicate and interact in a positive, professional manner with various populations such as: project
    partner(s), colleagues, community volunteers, youth and the general public.
  • A commitment to the goals of the U.S. Forest Service.
  • A cooperative manner and the ability to serve as part of a team.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • A willingness to ask questions for clarification and job completion.
  • Work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to commit to the full term of service.
  • U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident.
  • Possession of a college degree, or near completion.
  • Regular and reliable attendance and dependability.
Contact Information :

Javier Luna
Internship Program Officer
Northwest Youth Corps
Idaho Conservation Corps
(208) 805-0325