Iowa DNR 2015 Summer Trail Crew - AmeriCorps Positions


January 6, 2015

 

Location: Counties Across Iowa

Department 542 - Natural Resources

Job Description:

Become part of the national service corps and work as part of the Iowa DNR AmeriCorps Trail Crew helping to restore and maintain trails in Iowa’s state parks! This will include performing a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and technical tasks which may include the following job duties;

Trail Crew life both challenges and rewards.  Our crew has the opportunity to job shadow with DNR specialists, camp in Iowa state parks, work outdoors, and build lasting friendships!

Twelve summer AmeriCorps positions are available.  AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance and an education award upon successful completion of service.   These positions are funded by an AmeriCorps grant and as such require the successful candidate to complete all of the required activities as outlined in the member handbook and member service agreement. More information about AmeriCorps can be found at http://www.americorps.gov.

3 month positions will run from  May 22 – August 13, 2015

Living Stipend:$3,362 divided and paid every two weeks during a
3 month term of service plus $1,468 education award upon successful completion of term of service.  This award can be used to pay off qualified student loans or to finance college, graduate school, or vocational training at eligible institutions.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Additional Qualifications:

Close Date: Rolling interview process beginning mid-February until positions are filled

To Apply: To receive full consideration please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and two work, volunteer, or school references to whitney.davis@dnr.iowa.gov. You may call 515-281-8959 with questions.

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