AGFC CONSERVATION PROGRAM TECHNICIAN INTERNSHIP | AGFC CONSERVATION PROGRAM TECHNICIAN INTERNSHIP

Dates:
Advertisement Opens: Feb. 6, 2019
Advertisement Closes: March 8, 2019
Full Time:
No
Salary:
$12.75 - $12.75 Hourly
Minimum Education and/or Experience:

To be eligible for an Internship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Must have a declared degree in the conservation field. Must have 60 hours of college credits earned by the time the Internship begins.
  • At the time of application, must be a college student, graduated within the previous 12 months, or currently enrolled in a post-graduate program.
  • Must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Selected intern will coordinate directly with their college or university to obtain course credit for their work.    
Preferred Education and/or Experience:

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. 

 

 

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

NONE

Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

 Ability to work with the public, i.e. persons of all ages.  Should know how to fish and possess a valid Arkansas fishing license.

Postion Location:
City: Columbus, AR Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center
Office: Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center
Division: Education
Job Summary:

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.

Typical Functions:

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.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

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.

Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:

NONE

Special Job Dimensions:

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. 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

Please upload and attach to this application:

  1. A current resume.
  2. A one-page cover letter.
  3. A copy of your unofficial or official college transcript(s). Official transcripts will be required prior to employment start date.  

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.

Other Specific Information:

Houseing is avaliable on-site.


As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.