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FLCC AmeriCorps (Project R.O.A.R.) Member: Osprey, FL

Date: Feb 14, 2019

Location: ALACHUA, FL, US, 34229

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Requisition No: 49303 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: FLCC AmeriCorps (Project R.O.A.R.) Member: Osprey, FL

Position Number: 37971483 

Salary:  $1,300 Monthly Stipend 

Posting Closing Date: 02/28/2019 

The Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) AmeriCorps program is administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Florida Park Service with members serving in state parks throughout Florida. AmeriCorps members will serve under one of three Project areas, 50 as Project A.N.T. (AmeriCorps Nonnative plant Terminators), 10 as Project T.R.E.C. (Trail Restoration and Enhancement Corps), and 5 as Project R.O.A.R (Regional Outreach and Awareness Recruiters). The five FLCC Project R.O.A.R. members support their Project T.R.E.C. and A.N.T. counterparts in their regional district. These members are actively engaged in developing and implementing outreach and interpretation programs within state parks and their surrounding communities with a focus on FLCC initiatives of invasive exotic plant management and trail user accessibility. These members also recruit volunteers to assist FLCC Project A.N.T. and Project T.R.E.C. members with invasive exotic plant species removal and trail maintenance.

 

This is an AmeriCorps member position, with members required to serve 1700 hours between February 4, 2019 – December 31, 2019. This equates to approximately 35 – 40 hours per week. FLCC AmeriCorps members are not employees, but rather are engaged in an eleven-month term of National Service. To find out more about AmeriCorps and National Service, you can visit https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps.

 

Member Benefits

 

Monthly Living Stipend: $1,300.00 Health Coverage

Childcare assistance if eligible Training

Education award upon successful completion of service: $ 6,095.00

 

Age Requirement

 

Minimum: 17

 

Education Requirement

 

Minimum: High School Diploma or GED

 

Term Requirement

 

1700 Hours of Service

11 months: February 4, 2019 – December 31, 2019

Pass the National Service Criminal History Check, which includes:

National Sex Offender Public Registry check (registered sex offenders will be immediately disqualified from service)

Florida Department of Law Enforcement LiveScan fingerprint-based check FBI LiveScan fingerprint-based check

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa