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Announcement for two (2) Engineering & Scientific Internships - Northcentral Region - Summer 2019

 

Location

Pennsylvania Game Commission
Northcentral Region – serving 10 counties in Northcentral Pennsylvania
1566 South Route 44 Highway
Jersey Shore, PA 17740-5038

Reporting Locations

(1) Intern shall report to - NC Region Office, 1566 S. Route 44 Hwy, Jersey Shore, PA 17740

(1) Intern shall report to - SGL 33, Centre County F&C Headquarters Building, 3512 Port Matilda Hwy, Phillipsburg, PA 16866

Salary and Starting Date

Engineering, Scientific & Technical Intern
$13.56/hour for 40 hours /week
7:00am – 3:30pm Monday thru Friday
Maximum of 749 hours/calendar year
Anticipated Starting Date – May 7, 2018

Job Description

The selected intern will assist the Northcentral Region forestry staff with the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of activities designed to manage, protect, and enhance forest resources on State Game Lands within the Northcentral Region of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

This work may include but is not limited to marking and surveying boundary on wildlife habitat improvement projects, marking timber and determining volumes, reserve trees, collecting stand data, assisting with the chemical control of undesirable plants in forest stands, collecting State Game Lands data for input into the GIS database, assisting with prescribed fire activities, and performing other duties as assigned. All common forestry tools will be utilized in the completion of assigned work.

Job Requirements

Applicant must have successfully completed a college-level field dendrology course. Work will be outdoors and will involve traversing long distances over uneven terrain while conducting forestry related activities. The selected person must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Only candidates who have completed a college-level course in dendrology will be considered.

To Apply

Persons who wish to apply for the position must be a student who will return to college in the fall of the same year of employment. Proof of enrollment must be provided to the PGC. All interested persons must mail a current résumé to my attention at the below listed address. Interviews will be conducted to select the employee. Interviews will be scheduled the week of March 4, 2019. To be considered for the position, the candidate must attend the interview. No phone interviews will be conducted. All résumés must be postmarked by February 28, 2019.

Send Resume To

Gary Glick, Regional Forester
Pennsylvania Game Commission
PO Box 5038
Jersey Shore, PA 17740-5038

Questions

Questions should be directed to Regional Forester Gary Glick at 570-398-4744.