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

 

Location

Pennsylvania Game Commission
Southeast Region – serving 12 counties in Southeast Pennsylvania
253 Snyder Road
Reading, PA 19605

Salary and Starting Date

Engineering, Scientific & Technical Intern
$13.56/hour for 40 hours/week
7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.. Monday thru Friday
Maximum of 749
hours/calendar year
Anticipated Starting Date – May 20, 2019

Job Description

The selected intern will assist the Southeast 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 Southeast Region of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

This work may include but is not limited to marking and surveying boundaries 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 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 Pennsylvania Game Commission. All interested persons must mail a current résumé to the below listed address. Interviews will be conducted to select the employee. Interviews will be scheduled the week of March 5, 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

Randall Bauman, Regional Forester
Pennsylvania Game Commission
253 Snyder Road
Reading, PA 19605

Questions

Questions should be directed to regional forester Randall Bauman at 610-926-3136 ext.6686.