Cultural Resource Intern

Expected Dates May 17, 2021 to September 5, 2021 Site Glenallen Field Office Position ID PO-00728635 Intern will assist permanent and seasonal BLM staff in conducting cultural resource management tasks, including archaeological surveys, site recording, mapping grade GPS recording, and site protection efforts. Fieldwork will be conducted throughout the Glennallen Field Office’s limits in South-Central Alaska. Work will be conducted in remote and rugged areas, and aircraft, boats, ATVs and highway vehicles will be used for access.

Compensation amounts: $1,300 - one time RT travel allowance $200 - weekly living allowance AmeriCorps eligible - $1,566 education award if elected Housing All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

Please include a 1-2 page resume with your SCA application Location Description Glennallen, Alaska is a small, remote community on Alaska’s road system. It is located approximately 180 miles from Anchorage, Alaska, the nearest major city. The are very few shopping opportunities or entertainment venues available. The area is boreal forest, surrounded by the rugged mountains of the Chugach, Talkeetna, Wrangell and Alaska Ranges. Weather and climate are variable during the summer with rain, snow and sun possible on the same day. Temperatures can vary between freezing and the upper 80’s. Mosquitos and other biting insects can be present anytime. Training Provided Wilderness First Aid, CPR, Bear Safety, Firearms for Bear Protection, ATV Rider Safety, Swiftwater Rescue, Defensive Driver. Educational/Recreational Opportunities Various educational and recreational opportunities are available. Handicap Accessible? No Main Area of Focus Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt Education, Training & Skills Expected Social Sciences degree major or professional experience Earth Sciences some coursework or experience Arts/Humanities some coursework or experience Resource Management some coursework or experience History some coursework or experience Backpacking some experience Boating some experience Field Research some experience GPS some experience All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) some experience Further Details AmeriCorps Eligible Eligible Driving Logistics Valid Drivers License Needed Housing or Stipend Provided? Yes BLM housing consists of 3, four-bedroom modular homes, each with four bedrooms, two bathrooms, washer, dryer, a shared kitchen and living room. Indoor/Outdoor Indoor US Citizenship Required