Job Detail

Organization: U.S. Forest Service & Mt. Adams Institute
Title: Land Survey Assistant-Military Veterans Only
Location: Petersburg, AK

Posted: 2020-12-18
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Calling all Veterans! Are you ready for a career with the U.S. Forest Service? Are you ready for an Alaskan adventure? Are you ready for work in remote Wilderness areas? Contact Katie Schmidt, Recruitment Coordinator, at kati[email protected] and visit https://mtadamsinstitute.org/vetswork-environment-internships/ for the full position description.

POSITION SUMMARY: In partnership with the Mt. Adams Institute (MAI), the Tongass National Forest is seeking a Surveyor’s Assistant to carry out a variety of surveying assignments associated with the Forest's engineering and cadastral surveying workload. This position will provide support to the various surveying activities required by the Forest. This will be primarily in the field assisting with clearing brush, transporting equipment, setting survey monuments, and collecting precision geospatial data using optical and satellite-based surveying equipment. Input and work by the Intern will affect the accuracy, quality, and timeliness of the processes or services of engineering program staff. The position will require frequent travel, often to remote locations in the Forest. Field work will be physical; including hiking long distances over varied terrain.

POSITION TITLE: Land Surveyor Assistant Intern
PARTNER ORGANIZATION: Tongass National Forest
WEBSITE: https://www.fs.usda.gov/tongass/
PROJECT LOCATION: 123 Scow Bay Loop Road, Petersburg, AK
SERVICE DATES: February 8, 2021 to December 17, 2021

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