South Texas Refuge Complex Corps Team Project Leader
Posted: December 20, 2019
Location: South Texas
Time Commitment: Program Dates: 4/13/2020 - 5/23/2021
This position starts with an SCA Project Leader training. Additionally, crew members will receive training through SCA that the leader will also attend. The entire crew will also be trained by USFWS staff on species identification and treatment techniques, GPS use, GIS data entry, herbicide application, and environmental safety awareness. On-site training may also include chainsaw use, plant propagation, and germination techniques. Food and housing will be provided during training and throughout the duration of this program. A travel stipend and on-site transportation are also available.
This Project Leader will:
The South Texas Refuge Complex Team Project Leader will work with five crew members (ages 18+) on US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) lands in the southernmost areas of Texas for 52 weeks.
The South Texas Refuge Complex Corps Team will focus primarily on mapping and treating invasive species across almost 10,000 acres. This important work will reduce the risk of wildfire and improve habitat for migratory birds. The leader of this team can expect to work regularly in an extremely hot and humid environment on labor-intensive projects. Herbicide application is a major part of this position.
$600/week total salary (training included), plus benefits
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