The land management intern works closely with the LLCT Stewardship Coordinator to assist with land management activities, some trail maintenance, and baseline monitoring on Land Trust properties. She or he may also work with other LLCT staff on coordinating citizen science activities throughout the summer, as well as with Town of Lincoln Conservation Department staff on special stewardship projects. Formal training is less important than initiative, organization, and enthusiasm for outdoor work. The intern may work alone or with others, depending on the scope of work.
- Physical ability and willingness to operate a DR Field & Brush mower.
- Experience with basic hand and power tools.
- Willingness to spend long hours outdoors, sometimes bushwhacking.
- Experience with invasive plant identification and removal a plus.
- Physical ability and willingness to kayak (removal of aquatic invasive plants).
- Competency with using mobile devices and mobile Apps.
- Comfort and enthusiasm for engaging children and adults in educational activities.
- Ability to lift 25 lbs.
- Have vehicle and valid driver’s license.
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Time frame: 15 hrs/week, two days a week; Starting week of June 1 through August 15, 2019 (11 weeks). Additional weeks may be considered.
Note: If you are looking for a full-time position, SVT (Sudbury Valley Trustees) is also recruiting for a part-time summer intern. Between the two positions, it may be possible to create a full-time opportunity. We have been able to coordinate this successfully in the past. Just mention your interest in your cover letter.
Serious inquiries should be addressed to: Jane Layton, LLCT Stewardship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or to P.O. Box 10, Lincoln, MA 01773. Include a cover letter, current resume, and references.