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Job Opportunity: Coconino National Forest – Wildlife and Wilderness Specialist Resource Assistant

Start/End Date: April 19, 2021 – October 15, 2021 (anticipated)

Stipend: $450/week

Term: 26 weeks

Reports To: Victoria Allen (Assistant Recreation Team Lead for Flagstaff District, USFS)

Location: USFS Flagstaff Ranger Station (5075 N. Highway 89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004)

Position Summary:
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) is partnering with the Coconino National Forest to provide a 26-week
paid professional opportunity to take place throughout the Coconino NF, focused on Wildlife
Management in Wilderness Areas, especially Kachina Peaks Wilderness. This position will conduct field
surveys, inventories, and monitoring of wildlife and wilderness resources. This position will collaborate
with multiple specialists and biologists, from multiple agencies to develop a Wilderness Wildlife
Management Plan. No housing is available for this position.

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Job Opportunity: Field Techniques Course Instructor(s) at Grand Canyon University

WHEN: 2021 Spring Semester – January 4th – April 16th. Class will be held on Fridays only from 9am-12:20pm. (Spring Break: March 15th – 21st)

WHERE: Grand Canyon University

WHAT: Instructor(s) for Bio 478 Field Techniques Class.

As of now there has been quite a bit of flexibility built into the course to cover topics related to the areas below. Instructors could cover as much or as little as they wanted, take students out in the field, or introduce them to other professionals.

The major topics of the course are:

  • Mapping (4 weeks) –  Position Filled
  • Aquatic biology (4 weeks) – OPEN
  • Terrestrial biology (4 weeks) – OPEN
  • Reporting and management strategies (3 weeks) – OPEN

Compensation will range between $2,000-$3,200 (for entire course) depending on the number of students involved. Interested persons may apply to teach one section or several depending on their interests.

There is not a designated text for this course, however students will be purchasing the American Fisheries Society standard methods in sampling.

As of now, three students are enrolled in the course, though this number will likely increase to six or seven students.

GCU is creating a “shell” for the course so that professionals can bring in materials they feel comfortable with and are relevant for the students in their pursuit of graduate work or careers.

If interested, please contact Adrienne Crawford to set up a meeting to discuss the course or any other questions you may have.

Adrienne Crawford – (602) 639-7599 | adrienne.crawford@gcu.edu

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Summer Urban-to-Wild Insternship with The Wilderness Society (Tucson)

The Wilderness Society is looking for a summer intern to work in Tucson on an emerging Urban-to-Wild program expansion. The duration of this internship is 40 hrs/week for 10 weeks with a start date of late May/early June. Pay is $15/hour. The internship posting and application procedure is here:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=2a2cd446-3b6b-45ff-90d7-579775843522&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=350614&source=CC2&lang=en_US

The application deadline is Friday, March 20.

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