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    About the Position:

    Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation. 

      Who May Apply:

    Students who are eligible for participation in the Department of the Army Internship Program

    Positions are open to current students pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution.


    To learn more, please visit the Office of Personnel Management webpage, Hiring Authorities: Students & Recent Graduates.


    Two vacancies located at Buffumville Lake in Charlton, MA ($32,334.00-$42,029.00)

    One vacancy located at East Brimfield Lake in Sturbridge, MA ($32,334.00-$42,029.00)

    Two vacancies located at West Thompson Park in North Grosvenordale, CT($32,548.00-$42,307.00)

    One vacancy located at West Hill Dam in Uxbridge, MA ($32,334.00-$42,029.00)


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    You will participate as a Pathways Intern in a formalized cooperative education-training program while receiving on-the-job experience with the New England District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  As a student trainee Park Ranger, you will present a variety of informal and formal programs including but not limited to:

    • Orientation talks, environmental education programs, and conducted walks using a variety of audio visual and other equipment used in connection with interpretive materials, e.g., projectors, cassettes and video equipment.
    • Greet and inform visitors and answer questions about park facilities and resources.
    • Direct visitors with problems, questions or complaints.
    • Educate visitors regarding rules, regulations and safety concerns to gain compliance.
    • Duties are performed on or off-site at location designated by the project manager, e.g., park amenities, remote locations, schools, etc.
    • Assist in the operation of special events.
    • Operations and maintenance activities related to natural resource management/environmental stewardship, e.g., wildlife habitat/food plots, trail and planting bed maintenance, natural resource surveys, etc.
    • Operations and maintenance relate to recreation management, e.g. beach maintenance, recreation area inspections and correction of noted deficiencies, etc.
    • Operations and maintenance related to flood risk management, e.g. obtaining and reporting water level readings and outflows, working on dam slopes, dam tower security checks, etc. 
    • Assists with the administration of service contracts for grounds maintenance, trash removal/facility cleanup, park attendants, and vegetative management and law enforcement.
    • Works closely with volunteers regarding all above items.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Student/Internship Program Eligibles

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0099 General Student Trainee

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