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NCORPE Paid Internship Vacancy Announcement

NCORPE Paid Internship Vacancy Announcement

Posted Date: 
01/29/2018

Organization: The Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement project (NCORPE – is a coalition of four Natural Resources Districts including Upper Republican, Middle Republican, Lower Republican and Twin Platte. 

Description:  
Overall goal of the internship is to assist with general operations of the NCORPE project. 
Which includes assisting with range management duties and the implementation of wildlife habitat management on 19,000 acres of project property.
 
Specific Duties:  
General property upkeep; mowing, noxious weed control, trash collection, general repairs, fencing, and security. Activities will also include "hands on" habitat management, posting signs, wildlife surveys, environmental data collection, and outreach/education activities. 

Work Requirements: (knowledge, skills and abilities) 
Ability to communicate effectively, work as part of a team or as an individual (with limited supervision). Ability to operate large equipment, tractors, various implements (mowing, chemical application), load and haul equipment on trailers, ATVs, general power tools and/or shop equipment, etc. Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets. 

Requirements:   
15 semester hours or the equivalent of post high school coursework/training in range management, wildlife management, animal science, horticulture, agronomy, natural resources and/or biology. 

Valid driver's license. 

Housing maybe available. 

Salary: $14.00 hr.

May-August 2018

Part-time and/or Full-time

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume to bsellers [at] urnrd.org