Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist Summer 2017

Position Title Park with Safety and Environmental Management Planning Intern
NPS Unit Name George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond MO.
Position Dates May 29 August 4, 2017
Position Description Assist Park with Safety and Environmental Management Planning
Qualifications It is preferable that the intern have some knowledge and skills related to the safety profession or the environmental management profession. This would include coursework or experience in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Hazard Communication, Hazard Controls, Universal/Hazardous Waste management, ergonomics, facilities management, construction management, etc. It is preferable that the candidate have some knowledge of facilities management and the work associated with the profession (tools, procedures, etc.) A degree in Environmental Management or related field and an interest in the National Park Service.

Additional qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited HBCU institution
  • Must be between 16 and 25 years of age
  • Must be U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or U.S. national
  • Must be able to pass a federal background check
Work Environment Work Environment will be 1/2 in doors, office setting, the rest of the time it would be exploring the park. The incumbent will generally be working in an office environment, though to conduct inspections will be required to be outside and in a machine shop environment. As part of the duties, incumbent will likely have to bend, crawl and/or climb in the shop or outdoor environment. Weather can be extreme this time of year with high temperatures, high humidity, and the potential for severe weather events.
Vehicle/License Requirement In order to commute from communities with housing, the intern will need to have a valid state driver’s license and a personal vehicle, and may have a need to operate a government vehicle.
Compensation and Benefits
  • Compensation is at a rate of $400 per week
  • $600 Per Month Housing Stipend will be Provided
  • Attend the all-expense paid Leadership & Careers Workshop in Washington, D.C. in August
  • Qualify for federal non-compete hiring after meeting service requirements
  • Make a difference in your local community and beyond
Application Instructions Interested students should apply directly to this position via the SERVE job portal at:

Greening Youth Foundation (GYF, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to nurture environmental stewardship among diverse youth and young adults, while exposing them to conservation careers.
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