• Archaeology • Computers • Office/Clerical • Other • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • Back Country/Wilderness • General Assistance
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This Ranger Ranger Intern position is within the Visitor and Resource Protection Division at Dinosaur National Monument. The position will be supervised by the Chief Ranger and River Program Manager. The minimum time commitment is 40 hours/week and at least 3 months.
DUTIES• Assisting with the administration of the river permit program and concession management program * Updating SOPs, reviewing/updating plans, and assisting with project development • Working with MOU’s or General Agreements with local agencies and entities • Organizing, filing, and disposing of documents in two supervisory offices • Assisting other divisions with projects such as trail maintenance, fence repair, and sign installation • Assisting with property inventory • Data compilation and entry • Law Enforcement, Fire, SAR, and EMS equipment maintenance and assistance • Conducting cultural site inspections • Assisting with fire/security alarm and CCTV inspection, testing, and maintenance • General assistance with visitors via phone, internet, mail, and in person
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
•Successful candidate will have previous land management experience and/or secondary education in law enforcement, recreation, administration, forestry, botany, ecology or resource-related field, history, geology, paleontology, or archeology.
•Being a self-starter.
• After training, being able to figure out what needs to be done and how to it, all the while finding ways to keep the supervisors appraised of your actions, without requiring excessive amounts of their time.
• Knowledge of NPS rules and regulations would be a plus.
• Minimum time commitment 3-6 months.
Area Information: Dinosaur National Monument encompasses 211,000 acres with varied scenery and diversity of plant and animal life. Recreational opportunities include hiking, bird watching, photography, backcountry camping, bicycling, and river rafting. Several well known ski resorts such as Steamboat and Park City are less than three hours away. Vernal (a small city approx. 25 miles away from the UT side) has a wide variety of restaurants, several grocery stores, numerous shopping opportunities, an amazing community recreation center, and new library, a 5-plex movie theater, a regional hospital, and a state park natural history museum. Background checks are required and must be approved prior to the start of work. Personal transportation is strongly recommended.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Other Description: From October 1st through April 15th, a furnished apartment is available in park housing near either Headquarters on the Colorado side or the Quarry Visitor Center on the Utah side. Free laundry facilities.