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FLCC AmeriCorps (Project A.N.T.) Member: District 5 Exotics Team

Date: Nov 8, 2017

Location: HOBE SOUND, FL, US, 33455

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Requisition No: 23881 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: FLCC AmeriCorps (Project A.N.T.) Member: District 5 Exotics Team

Position Number: 37970839 

Salary:  $1,150.00 monthly living stipend 

Posting Closing Date: 11/26/2017 

Program Description

The Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) AmeriCorps program is administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Florida Park Service with members serving at state parks throughout Florida. Members serving under FLCC Project A.N.T. (AmeriCorps Nonnative plant Terminators) serve as pairs in approximately 25 state parks, focused on habitat restoration through the management of invasive exotic plants. Members help to reduce invasive exotic plant infestations through various land management techniques, but also educate park visitors and surrounding communities through outreach and interpretation, as well as recruit volunteers to support their exotic plant management endeavors. FLCC AmeriCorps members for this position will report daily to the district biologists at the Florida Park Service District 5 Administration, and submit service data to FLCC staff based in Gainesville, FL.

 

This is an AmeriCorps member position, with members required to serve 1700 hours between February 5, 2018 – December 31, 2018. 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: $1,150.00

Health Coverage

Childcare assistance if eligible

Training

Education award upon successful completion of service: $ 5,920.00

 

Age Requirement

Minimum: 17

 

Education Requirement

Minimum: High School Diploma or GED

 

Term Requirement

1700 Hours of Service

11 months: February 5, 2018 – December 31, 2018

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: Port Saint Lucie