ACE EPIC BLM DHA: Survey Technician Internships
Summary: American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management is seeking Survey Technician - Direct Hire Authority Interns interested in dedicating at least 11 weeks in support of BLM. This internship opportunity is intended to provide individuals from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds professional experience and exposure to public service and lands management.
A Direct-Hire Authority (DHA) internship is perhaps the most effective tool currently available to agencies seeking to expedite the hiring of qualified people in positions that must be filled quickly. It is a competitive and rigorous project based internship. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and ACE EPIC are looking to engage the next generation of conservation stewards. The program will raise awareness of our public lands, their accessibility, and the need for the community's involvement in their preservation.
Please note, some positions may require travel.
For more information about BLM DHA internships, please visit http://www.usaconservation.org/programs/epic-internship/dha-home/.
Start Date: June 3rd, 2019
End Date: August 16th, 2019
Compensation: $600-$700/wk. Compensation is dependent on education level (Undergraduate/Graduate). Relocation funds provided to those who qualify. Housing stipend provided to those interns located in Washington, DC.
For more detailed project descriptions, please visit:http://www.usaconservation.org/survey-technician-position-2019/
Anchorage, AK - Alaska State Office
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their skills and experience through their resume and application and be in pursuit of, have a 4-year degree, or have graduated within 6 months with a degree in a relevant field.
**Please note: Direct Hire Authority must be utilized within two years of graduation. I.E. If you graduated May 2019, then you must utilize your DHA before May 2021, even though the internship ends August 2019. If current student, DHA status eligibility begins once you graduate.
- US Citizenship or Permanent Resident, as required to comply with U.S. government contracts
- At least 17 years of age
- Intern must be a current student or recent graduate (within 6 months of internship end date)at an accredited college or university
- A valid driver's license, clean driving record, and ability to provide such documentation; Driving Record check will be completed during on-boarding process. (Interns must be 21+ to drive agency vehicles);
- Ability to undergo a federal criminal history check
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Precise attention to detail
- Ability to function independently and with a team
- Strong work ethic
- High level of professionalism
- Passion for public lands
- Understanding of BLM Multiple Use Policies
Selection Criteria: Please note that this specific program is intended as opportunities for those who identify as individuals from diverse and underrepresented communities. All applications will be reviewed and rated according to the following criteria: relevant educational and work experience, oral and written communication skills, maturity, professionalism, technical knowledge and expertise, evidence of adaptability and adventurousness, and ability to work effectively with diverse audiences. Selected candidates will undergo a background check before beginning their assignment.The intern must be willing to represent ACE and the BLM in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner. Drug users should not consider applying, as ACE reserves the right to require drug testing.
Please use the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here:
If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact the EPIC Division Director for BLM Programs, Kelly Barrett at 385-272-0472 or firstname.lastname@example.org