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🔗Drill Core Library Inventory and Curation Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Hibbing, MN
  • 2,400 USD / Month
  • Job Summary: Assist the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Drill Core Library to gather, inventory, and curate materials such as bedrock and earthen material core samples.
  • Job Qualifications:
    • Experience in archaeological methods and historic preservation practices preferred.
    • Ability and desire to work well with others in a team setting, outdoors and in all weather conditions
    • Commitment to upholding Corps values of safety, service, respect, equity, and community
    • Dedication to complete the full term of AmeriCorps service
    • Strong communication skills, with the ability to educate and interact with landowners and community
      members
    • Familiarity with MS Office software
    • Knowledge of GIS software and GPS use preferred
    • Must be a US Citizen, US National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the US
    • Must pass a criminal history check consisting of a National Sex Offender Public Website check, a state criminal history check, and a fingerprint-based FBI check. Passing the criminal history check is defined as no positive hits on the NSOPW and no history of violent offenses on the state or FBI checks
    • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED
  • How to Apply:

    View complete position description and submit an application on our website.

  • Job benefits: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Child Care Assistance, Education Award
  • Application Email: recruit@conservationcorps.org
  • Application URL: https://conservationcorps.catsone.com/careers/3936-AmeriCorps-YAPYO/jobs/16371961-Seasonal-Individual-Placement-AmeriCorps-Member/?_gl=113q6dd4_gaMjA2NzI5NzI0LjE2ODU5ODMyODE._ga_284JSK8MJMMTcxMTM3NTA1OS4yODMuMS4xNzExMzc1MTI5LjAuMC4w

Website Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa engages hundreds of youth and young adults each year in programs and initiatives that improve access to outdoor recreation, restore natural habitat, protect waterways, and respond to community needs and natural disasters.

Position: Drill Core Library and Inventory Curation Specialist (ages 18-35)

View complete position description

Service Term: 900-hour AmeriCorps position, May – December, 2024

The AmeriCorps Individual Placement positions (ages 18-35) are based at various locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Under the direct guidance of a project supervisor, the Specialist will assist with a variety of projects to expand the capacity and reach of the partner agency. See specific position descriptions for greater detail before applying. Up to 15-20% of the service term is dedicated to technical and personal skills training.

Position Summary: The Drill Core Library Inventory and Curation Specialist serves alongside Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) staff and geological professionals. The position is focused on helping develop the Specialist’s professional skill sets while providing expertise and valuable contributions to the host site. The Specialist will learn hands-on skills in the work of managing the Drill Core Library. The Specialist will assist with drill core collection, intake, and curation.

Hours & Schedule:
Members should expect to be scheduled for at least 40 hours of service per week. A typical schedule is Monday– Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm, including a mandatory 30-minute lunch break which does not count towards service
hours.

  • NCPE Internships: Eligibility & How to Apply

    Benefits

    All NCPE interns received an hourly stipend, the rate is listed at each position description. Additionally, interns receive paid time off (PTO), paid Federal holidays if working full-time, and access to NCPE's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for career and personal counseling, coaching, and referrals. Project sites may also offer a housing allowance and/or commuting stipend; this information is also listed in the description or offered during the interview.

    Eligible NCPE interns who successfully complete their internships may count their position towards earning a Public Land Corps (PLC) Non-Competitive Hiring Authority certificate. To be eligible to earn a PLC certificate, an intern must be 30 years old or younger (or 35 if a veteran). Once earned, the PLC hiring authority certificate may be used to apply for eligible Federal temporary, term, or permanent positions. Successful completion of a NCPE internship does not guarantee Federal employment. Contact manager@preservenet.org for more details.

    Eligibility

    To be eligible, applicants must be at least 18 years old, currently enrolled in a degree-seeking academic program at the college level (or recently graduated within the past 12 months), and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Interns are not eligible to work more than 1200 hours total in the program; previous interns must stay within this overall limit. The length of an internship can vary from 10 to 30 weeks if full time (40 hours per week) or longer if on a part-time schedule. If selected, the exact starting date will be determined by you and the NPS supervisor. The stipend rate is $17.00 per hour unless otherwise listed.

    The successful candidate is responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location; some exceptions apply. The supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodation.

    The National Council requires all interns working in-person at Federal facilities and/or with Federal employees receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Please be advised that you may also be required to wear a mask, depending on the protocols adopted by your work site. Also be aware that, due to Government-wide security requirements, a background check will be required if you are selected for a position. This will include providing information about recent housing and employment history. The position supervisor will have more information about these requirements and procedures at the time of hiring. You may direct any questions to NCPE's Internship Program Director, Julee Johnson, at manager@preservenet.org.

    Please note that interns are not NCPE or NPS employees. Stipends are academic awards and taxes are not withheld, nor are social security contributions made on your behalf. These funds may be taxable, however, so consult a tax preparation professional if you have questions.

    How to Apply

    You may review NCPE's internship opportunities during the Summer and Winter application rounds without registering. Use the search function to find listings by location, keyword, or area of interest/category. Once you identify one or more positions of interest, there is a 3-step application process.

    Step 1: Click on the Apply for Job button, then select Universal Application. Click on Register to create a User Account, which requires a username and email. A link will be sent to you from manager@preservenet.org to create a password. We suggest that you add this email to your safe senders list so you don't miss receiving this important link. You will be instructed to Log In to Preservenet using your user name or email and password, which will take you back to the Universal Application.

    Step 2: The Universal Application is required to apply for all NCPE internships. You fill out this form only once. In addition to contact information, educational status, work history, and experience, it requires two attachments: (1) the 2 most recent years of academic transcripts. These may be unofficial transcripts if official versions are unavailable. PDF only, labeled Your Last Name_Your First Name_Transcript. (2) a resume or CV (curriculum vitae). Please limit to a maximum of 4 pages; 2 pages preferred. May be .doc, .docx or PDF. Label Your Last Name_Your First Name_Resume. This form may be saved as a draft and completed later. Use the link provided to return to the form.

    Step 3: Once you submit the Universal Application, you may browse and apply for NCPE internships using the link provided. Complete the application process by clicking on the Apply for job button found at each internship listing and upload the required Essay. Use the essay to explain why you are applying for an internship, including how your interest areas will benefit the National Park Service (NPS) and how the internship will further your studies and career goals. Be as specific as possible; there is a 400-word maximum length. Submit the essay to finish the application for that position. You may apply for a maximum of 6 internships during this application round. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP!

    Once the deadline for submission has passed, NPS supervisors will review the applications and may contact candidates for a phone interview. Candidates who are not selected will be notified. Please allow about 4 weeks after the deadline before inquiring about the status of your application.

Logging in with a Registered User Account and completing the Universal Application is required to apply for NCPE Internships. Please visit the Universal Application page to register for an account and complete the form. After logging in and completing the form, refreshing this listing will display the Job Application to apply online.