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Announcement for two (2) Engineering & Scientific Internships Pennsylvania Game Commission – Northwest Region - Summer 2019



Pennsylvania Game Commission
Northwest Region – serving 10 counties in Northwest Pennsylvania
P.O. Box 31 1509 Pittsburgh Road
Franklin, PA 16323

Salary and Starting Date

Engineering, Scientific & Technical Intern
$13.56/hour for 40 hours /week
7:00am – 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday
Maximum of 749 hours/calendar year
Anticipated Starting Date – May 20, 2019

Job Description

The selected intern will assist the Northwest 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 Northwest 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, marking 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 Appy

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 in March of 2019. To be considered for the position, the candidate must attend the interview. All résumés must be postmarked by March 1, 2019.

Send Resume To

Mark Kirkwood, Assistant Regional Forester
Pennsylvania Game Commission
P.O. Box 31 1509 Pittsburgh Road
Franklin, PA 16323


Questions should be directed to Mark Kirkwood at 814-432-3187 ext.1181.