To be eligible for an Internship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites:
The following skills are desired: the ability to operate an ATV; the ability to canoe; the ability to pull and back a trailer; knowledge of firearm safety and instruction. The following skills are a plus: Shotgun Shooting, Hiking, and Archery.
Ability to work with the public, i.e. persons of all ages. Should know how to fish and possess a valid Arkansas fishing license.
The AGFC’s internship program allows students to gain practical experience and meet hands-on training requirements necessary to earn their degrees and gain valuable career-oriented experience.
Program Goals and Opportunities:
The AGFC Internship program is designed to help students gain education and practical experience related to the conservation work AGFC performs and to meet hands-on training requirements necessary for students to earn their degree. This training is critical to students pursuing a conservation career and is often the deciding factor in gaining employment after college.
The selected individual will be responsible for assisting in the general operation of the Conservation Education Center. General duties will include: Maintenance and operation of the buildings, grounds and equipment, and assisting with special events and educational programs, activities, and tours. Specific duties include: Building and grounds maintenance; Gardening; Assistance with scheduled events, youth field trips, youth summer programming, other conservation programming; Help in maintaining educational and animal displays; and other duties as assigned.Scheduling is somewhat flexible but will often include Saturdays.
Internships are no more than 400 hours in duration at a stipend of $12.75 per hour. Intern positions will end on August 31, 2019.
Flexible work schedule available during May, June, July, and August.
Please upload and attach to this application:
IF THESE DOCUMENTS ARE NOT ATTACHED YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE DETERMINED INCOMPLETE UNTIL THEY ARE RECEIVED.
If you are unable to attach your documentation you may fax them to 501-223-6444, attention Human Resources with the position name and position number. All documents must be received by March 8, 2019.
All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.
Houseing is avaliable on-site.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.