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


Pennsylvania Game Commission
Southwest Region – serving 10 counties in Southwest Pennsylvania
4820 Route 711
Bolivar, PA 15923

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 Southwest 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 Southwest 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

Andrew Hetrick, Regional Forester
Pennsylvania Game Commission
4820 Route 711
Bolivar, PA 15923


Questions should be directed to Regional Forester Andrew Hetrick at 724-238-9524 ext.217.