Paid Summer Internships at OANRP

The O’ahu Army Natural Resources Program is offering paid summer internship positions starting in June 2017.  The internship program will run from June 6-August 17, 2017.  Two different types of paid summer internships will be offered:

  • Field Crew Internship (up to 4 positions)
  • Horticulture and Rare Plant Propagation Internship (1 position)

Please find detailed position descriptions for each type of internship below.

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Time Commitment
  • 11 weeks, from June 6– August 17, 2017
  • 40 hours/week
  • 10-hour workdays (Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Some overnight camping for up to four (4) consecutive days
Typical Work Demands
  • Hiking up to ten (10) miles per day along steep, rugged terrain through thick brush
  • Working/camping in remote forest areas under inclement weather conditions
  • Regular helicopter transport to remote areas (applicant will ALWAYS be escorted on and off helicopter by a certified helicopter crew member)
Examples of Internship Duties
  • Invasive weed control (may include the use of herbicide)
  • Rare plant re-introduction and monitoring
  • Rare bird and invertebrate monitoring
  • Ungulate and rodent monitoring and control
  • Fence maintenance
Intern Will Report to Work at OANRP office at 413 O‘ahu St, Schofield Barracks, HI*
Intern Will Provide
  • Transportation to and from OANRP office at Schofield Barracks*
  • Food and lodging
Compensation $14.10 per hour

 

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Time Commitment
  • 11 weeks, from June 6– August 17, 2017
  • 40 hours/week
  • 10-hour workdays (Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Typical Work Demands
  • Working in two (2) rare plant nurseries
  • Bending, stooping, crouching, standing for long periods and lifting loads up to 50 pounds
Examples of Internship Duties
  • Assisting in the propagation and maintenance of native Hawaiian plants, including rare, threatened and endangered species
  • Performing routine greenhouse maintenance and repairs
  • Helping to manage plant pathogens and insect pests (will include the use of pesticides)
  • Conducting weed and rat abatement activities
  • Helping to keep accurate nursery records
  • Occasional duties:
    • Invasive weed control (may include use of herbicide), rare plant reintroduction and monitoring, rare bird and invertebrate monitoring, ungulate and rodent monitoring and control, fence maintenance (These duties may require hiking up to ten (10) miles per day along steep, rugged terrain through thick brush, as well as working/camping (overnight for up to four (4) consecutive days) in remote forest areas under inclement weather conditions.)
Intern Will Report to Work at OANRP office at 413 O‘ahu St, Schofield Barracks, HI*
Intern Will Provide
  • Transportation to and from OANRP office at Schofield Barracks*
  • Food and lodging
Compensation $14.10 per hour

*Interns will receive a temporary installation access pass in order to enter the U.S. Army installation at Schofield Barracks for the duration of the internship.

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DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 7, 2017