COSA Southwest Conservation Corps Individual Placement Opportunities

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Southwest Conservation Corps is excited to be accepting applications for several different individual placement positions with our partners across Colorado!

Natural Resource Technician Individual Placement with the Bureau of Land Management

Start/End Date: April 26th, 2021 – August 28th, 2021

Stipend: $500/week (+Education Award)

Term: 18 weeks

Reports To: Bureau of Land Management – San Luis Valley Field Office

Location: 1313 HWY 160 East, Monte Vista, CO 81144

Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award $2,360.00 after successful completion

  • The individual will assess water quality, channel morphology, riparian habitat, groundwater, soil health, and wetland conditions on several perennial streams, riparian, wetlands and upland areas. The data will be used to characterize these resources, identify trends over time.

Biological Technician Individual Placement with the Bureau of Land Management (two openings)

Start/End Date: 5/17/2021 – 10/29/2021

Stipend: $629.95/week (+Education Award)

Term: 24 weeks

Reports To: Bureau of Land Management – Royal Gorge Field Office

Location: Canon City, CO 81212

Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award $3,097.50 after successful completion

  • These two individuals will assist the range program specialists in monitoring grazing allotments on public lands for public benefit.

Recreation Ranger Individual Placement with the USDA Forest Service (four openings)

Start/End Date: May 17th, 2021 – October 22, 2021

Stipend: $450.00/week (+Education Award)

Term: 23 weeks

Reports To: US Forest Service

Location: Telluride, Colorado

Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award $3,097.50 after successful completion, Forest Service housing is available

  • These individuals will be collecting data on a daily basis at high-use recreation sites. The overall goal of the Rec Ranger Program is to provide information to the public on how to disperse their use in the Telluride Area.

Field Instructor with The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (two openings)

Start/End Date: May 3rd, 2021 – October 29th, 2021

Stipend: $569/week (+Education Award)

Term: 26 weeks

Reports To: Continental Divide Trail Coalition

Location: Golden, CO 80401

Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award $3,097.50 after successful completion

  • These two individuals will serve under the direction of the CDTC Field Programs Coordinator as lead field staff with co-Field Instructor, supervising front-country and backcountry volunteer trail crews in the completion of trail maintenance, construction, and large-scale trail feature construction along the Continental Divide Trail.

The titles of each position are a link to the position description and the button to begin an application is at the bottom of each position description! More information about the individual placement program in general can be found at https://sccorps.org/ip

Thank you,

Morgan Brandenburg

she/her/hers

Recruitment, Outreach, and Communications Manager

Southwest Conservation Corps

970-946-2029

mbrandenburg@conservationlegacy.org

https://sccorps.org/

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