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FLCC AmeriCorps (Project A.N.T.) Member: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Date: Jun 19, 2019

Location: OKEECHOBEE, FL, US, 34972

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Requisition No: 63277 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: FLCC AmeriCorps (Project A.N.T.) Member: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Position Number: 37971423 

Salary:  Monthly Living Stipend: $1,300.00 

Posting Closing Date: 08/01/2019 

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 park management at the State Park, and submit service data to FLCC staff based in Gainesville, FL.


This is an AmeriCorps member position, with members required to serve 900 hours between July 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


Member Benefits

Monthly Living Stipend: $1,300.00 Health Coverage

Childcare assistance if eligible Training

Education award upon successful completion of service: $ 3,047.00


Age Requirement

Minimum: 17


Education Requirement

Minimum: High School Diploma or GED


Term Requirement

900 Hours of Service

6 months: July 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: Okeechobee