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Feb 4 / BARD CEP

Veterans Green Corps-Bozeman, MT

Organization: Montana Conservation Corps

Position Title: Veterans Green Corps

Location: Bozeman, MT

Hours & Compensation: $650 bi-weekly living stipend and $1,175 education award upon completion

Application Deadline: Not listed.

 

Job Description:

Montana Conservation Corps offers its Veterans Green Corps (program) in the summer. This is a great on the job training opportunity for veterans of OIF and OEF to learn the necessary skills to pursue jobs with public land agencies such as the USFS, NPS, USFWS, and BLM.

Participants receive:
$650 bi-weekly living stipend and $1,175 education award upon completion
300+ hours of fuels reduction training and practice
Overview of wildland fire behavior
Wildland fire and chainsaw training
Training as a wildland firefighter
First Aid and CPR certification
Network with land management employers
Instruction on applying for federal jobs with veteran and non-competitive options
The entire project is focused on fuels reduction so an interest in using chainsaws and crosscut saws is essential.

MCC’s Veterans Green Corps is based out of Billings, Montana (Eastern Wildlands Region) with project work in the Charles M. Russell Wildlife Refuge, Bridger-Teton National Forest, among several others. Participants will camp for the entire duration, so relocation is not necessary.

Veterans with an honorable discharge or general discharge – under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.

Qualified individuals with disabilities and those from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. We provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals and are an equal opportunity employer.

– See more at: http://www.conservationjobboard.com/JobListingDetail.php?id=39361637&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ConservationJobBoard+%28Conservation+Job+Board%29#sthash.jh01ron6.dpuf

How to apply:

apply to: kyle@mtcorps.org

 

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