This position is integral to a division that supports more than 50 permanent and term employees as well 60+ seasonals, more than 250 volunteers, and millions of dollars in contracts and agreements. Programs of support within the Division of Resource Stewardship include: Resource Management, Fire Management, Cultural Resources and Compliance, and the Continental Divide Research Learning Center. This position works collaboratively with all positions but the Fire Program Management Assistant position, in particular. The intern will perform a diversity of administrative duties including but not limited to: purchasing, time keeping, auditing, budget, travel, housing and written correspondence. Regularly uses standard DOI software applications such as AFS4, FBMS, GovTrip, Quicktime, FPPS, and DOI Learn.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is mostly sedentary, with some walking, bending, standing, lifting and carrying of materials.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is performed in an office setting.
AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION: Established on January 29, 1915, Rocky Mountain National Park is a living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. With elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the wet, grassy valleys to 14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged top of Longs Peak, a visitor to the park has opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures. This position is located on the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park. The nearest community is Estes Park, Colorado, which is approximately two miles from the park headquarters. Estes Park includes a school (grades kindergarten through twelfth grade), a post office, restaurants, grocery stores, medical centers, shops, etc. There are boundless outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, rock climbing, biking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. Denver, Colorado which has a major airport, cultural events, and several professional sports teams is an hour and a half drive away. Government housing may be available in the park headquarters area. Housing assignments are made through a bid process.