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:

Experience with basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience in public speaking, programming and/or customer service preferred.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

NONE

Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of native wildlife,fish, and native plants,skilled in outdoor related activities such as hunting,fishing and the ability to present educational and recreational programs to audiences ranging from youth to adults. Good verbal and written communication skills. General knowledge of the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, agency programs and projects. General knowledge and skills relating to tools used for projects in outdoor gardens and flower beds.The ability to lift 50 pounds and work in inclement weather.

Postion Location:
City: Pine Bluff, AR Governor Mike Huckabee Delta River Nature Center
Office: Governor Mike Huckabee Delta River Nature 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:

Will work with the Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Nature Center staff and volunteers in providing a wide range of conservation educational programs and events for youth and adults during our summer programming schedule. Assist with special events, general programming,and greeting & assisting visitors. Assist with improving and maintaining native plant gardens (planting, mulching,weeding,watering), education animal exhibits, watchable wildlife areas, and trail maintenance & development.

 

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:

NONE


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