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Summer Wetland Restoration Technician

StatusActively recruiting
OpeningsContact Us
Service dates05/17/2021 - 08/13/2021
Applications04/26/2021 To 06/30/2021
Description

Program: The AmeriCorps Wetland Restoration Technician will be an essential member of the team for this young non-profit organization. This person will implement and support the Wetland Restoration Program. The Wetland Restoration Program aims to restore a decommissioned golf course back to a functional wetland system. This AmeriCorps member will assist in restoration through research design, invasive plant removal, native plant establishment, site monitoring, trail maintenance, and the development of interpretive signs. Members in this position will also interact with the community and communicate restoration activities and goals. Site Location: Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation: Site Supervisor: Elena Larsen, Wetland Restoration Program Director 6800 Pembroke Dr., Reno, NV 89502 (775) 360-6068 elena@tmparksfoundation.org Term of Service: The service term for this position begins in May, 2021 and will be completed by August, 2021. This is a quarter time AmeriCorps member position. Members must complete a minimum of 450 service hours. Service will mainly be conducted either Tuesday - Saturday or Sunday - Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., however, some additional weekends and/or evenings may be required. Members will serve at Rosewood Lakes location (6800 Pembroke Dr., Reno, NV) and primary service duties will be completed in an outdoor, wetland environment.

Locations

NEVADA

BenefitsLiving Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service .
Education requirementsHigh school diploma/GED
Desired skills, certifications or qualifications

General Skills ,  Environment .

Age: 18+

Other conditions

Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Weekly HoursSummer
Service EnvironmentNone
Activity types

Member Position Summary: The AmeriCorps Wetland Restoration Technician will be an essential member of the team for this young non-profit organization. This person will implement and support the Wetland Restoration Program. This Program aims to restore a decommissioned golf course back to a functional wetland system. This will be accomplished through research design, invasive plant removal, native plant establishment, site monitoring, trail maintenance, and the development of interpretive signs. Primary Responsibilities: Facilitate the Wetland Restoration Program; Remove invasive plant species and other debris; Harvest seeds and plant native species; Trail and bridge maintenance; Develop interpretive signage; Monitor study plots; Collect and analyze plot data; Lead interpretive walks and hikes; Interact with members of the community;

Our missionTruckee Meadows Parks Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Truckee Meadows by ensuring the long-term sustainability and improvement of our parks.
Causes
Animals, Children, Education, Environment, Life Skills