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Wilderness Ranger Fellow

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Helena, MT
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Benefits:

  • Fellows will receive a total award of $400 paid weekly for their 14 weeks of service. 
  • Housing will be provided: FS bunk housing or camping on your assigned forest and campsites during training
  • Federal mileage reimbursement rate of .57/mile for personal vehicle use for work 
  • Wilderness First Responder or Refresher training
  • $200 travel reimbursement upon completion of season
  • 2 SBFC work shirts 
  • 3-4 weeks of wilderness conservation training and 10-11 weeks of experiential learning and living in the Selway-Bitterroot or Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness areas and surrounding wildlands 

  

Housing:

During the 4-6 days off, housing will be provided at a Forest Service bunkhouse, or a campground. Forest Service (FS) housing is located in very remote locations! Some are located farther than an hour drive from the nearest town. Do not plan on having WIFI or cell phone service at FS bunkhouses.  


Duties and responsibilities 

  •  Complete 3-4 weeks of mandatory training before starting as a Wilderness Ranger Fellow (WRF)
  •  Live and work as part of a wilderness stewardship crew in remote landscapes and forests adhering to all principles and practices learned in training to help the SBFC and the US Forest Service accomplish priority Wilderness work.
  •  Participate in at least one SBFC volunteer project. This is a special opportunity to practice wilderness leadership skills by providing support to youth and adult volunteers who may be from the surrounding communities or other states. 
  •  WRFs are expected to fully assist in volunteer guidance, food preparation and all safety protocols in volunteer projects

 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in a college or university or have graduated between fall 2021 and spring 2022. Military veterans must be within one to two years of being discharged. 
  • Coursework in conservation, land management, environmental science, natural resource management, and forestry or related areas of study
  • Effective communication skills and ability to be open to new experiences
  • Willingness to participate fully as a team member for up to 9 days at a time in remote backcountry 
  • Willingness to live in a remote FS bunkhouse without Wi-Fi and cell service
  • Previous strenuous outdoor experience
  • Willingness to live and work outdoors for up to 10 days at a time
  • Physical requirements:
  • Ability to hike 10+ miles a day for several days at a time, in difficult terrain with a 50+ pound backpack and hand tools
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand tools. 
  • Willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions.


Benefits:

  • Fellows will receive a total award of $400 paid weekly for their 14 weeks of service. 
  • Housing will be provided: FS bunk housing or camping on your assigned forest and campsites during training
  • Federal mileage reimbursement rate of…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Data de Início
    16 de maio de 2022
  • Data de término
    19 de agosto de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    1 de fevereiro de 2022
  • Payment
    Bolsa-auxílio
  • Salário / Remuneração
    $400.00 Weekly
  • Horas Por Semana
    14 Weeks

Benefícios

Benefits:

  • Fellows will receive a total award of $400 paid weekly for their 14 weeks of service. 
  • Housing will be provided: FS bunk housing or camping on your assigned forest and campsites during training
  • Federal mileage reimbursement rate of .57/mile for personal vehicle use for work 
  • Wilderness First Responder or Refresher training
  • $200 travel reimbursement upon completion of season
  • 2 SBFC work shirts 
  • 3-4 weeks of wilderness conservation training and 10-11 weeks of experiential learning and living in the Selway-Bitterroot or Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness areas and surrounding wildlands


WRF’s will receive 3-4-weeks of training by SBFC staff and professional Forest Service Wilderness managers. Training will include: 

  • Wilderness First Responder certification 
  • USFS Crosscut Bucking certification
  • Fundamentals of maintaining trails to Wilderness specifications
  • Wilderness Act of 1964 history and significance
  • Conducting Wilderness Stewardship Performance (WSP) Monitoring 
  • Leave No Trace principles and ethics
  • Backcountry nutrition and safety
  • Introduction to horsemanship and stock packing
  • Leadership development and government job application training


Benefits:

  • Fellows will receive a total award of $400 paid weekly for their 14 weeks of service. 
  • Housing will be provided: FS bunk housing or camping on your assigned forest and…

Localização

Presencial
Missoula Ave, Helena, MT 59601, USA

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