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Vegetation Monitoring Member - NPS Appalachian Highlands Inventory and Monitoring Network

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Asheville, NC


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Feb 3, 2023

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Vegetation Monitoring Member - NPS Appalachian Highlands Inventory and Monitoring Network


American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), is seeking ONE Vegetation Monitoring Member to monitor significant natural resources in National Parks as part of the NPS Appalachian Highlands Inventory and Monitoring Network (APHN).


For the full position description and to apply, please visit:

For more information about ACE, please visit:


Start Date: April 2023

Estimated End Date:  October 2023 (or 25 weeks after start date)

* A 25-week minimum commitment is required *


Position Benefits

Living Allowance: The ACE member will serve approximately 40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $600/week to cover the cost of housing, food, and incidental expenses, disbursed bi-weekly. While traveling for projects, ACE will pay for lodging, and will provide Member a per diem for meals & incidental expenses. Travel accommodations may include motels, cabins, or park housing; Member may occasionally be asked to pay for lodging and later be reimbursed by ACE.


Housing: Housing is the responsibility of the intern and not provided by ACE or NPS.


AmeriCorps Education Award Program: This position may be eligible for a 900-hour AmeriCorps Education Award while serving under the EAP 2022/23 grant year program, valued up to $3247.50 upon successful completion of a service term and 900 hours.


Loan Forbearance: AmeriCorps members may also be eligible for federal loan forbearance. Additional enrollment steps are required.


Provided Training/Orientation: ACE members will receive position-specific training and an orientation outlining ACE policies and procedures, clear guidance on prohibited activities, and networks for support.


Public Land Corps Hiring Authority: Members serving under this agreement may be eligible for a federal hiring authority upon completion of their term of service. PLC projects also include specific eligibility requirements such as age and citizenship. Please contact ACE staff with questions about eligibility, or view general information online here.


To Apply: Please submit your resume, thoughtful cover letter, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here:


Early consideration will be given as resumes are received. This position may close at any time. Please note that this external-site position announcement may be out of date. If a position posting is still open on the application link provided, then the position has not yet been filled and is still accepting applications.


If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact ACE EPIC NPS Recruitment and Outreach Manager, Victoria Yee, at

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