MANRRS RESOURCE ASSISTANTS PROGRAM

MANRRS IS A NEW RAP PARTNER WITH THE US FOREST SERVICE!!

 

Application Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST

Now Recruiting for Open Position.  Electronic Submission REQUIRED.


 

The objectives of the U.S. Forest Service Resource Assistants Program (RAP) are to:

  • Attract and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce;
  • Promote an immersive, paid developmental experience for emerging professionals through Forest Service mentorship;
  • Promote career exploration and professional development for recent graduates and underrepresented populations; and
  • Facilitate U.S. Forest Service coaching and mentoring of emerging professionals.


OPEN POSITION in the Southern Regional Office

DATA SPECIALIST | Atlanta, GA

 

Description of Work:

The ideal person will serve as a program support for the Region Recreation, Heritage, Wilderness, and Volunteer Programs in corporate applications and corporate/regional data, both geospatial and tabular.   You will provide guidance and support to the region with the management of  software, programs, and applications for  databases and has the technical ability to write database queries. You will provide input on development and deployment efforts for corporate and Geographic Information System (GIS) applications.  You will review corporate/regional data for errors and/or inconsistencies.  You will serve as support for a variety of technical information resource management special projects.  And you will apply project management processes, tools, and techniques, for the successful completion of project and program objectives.

 

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Natural Resources or related field

 

Special Skills Requested:

Microsoft Access; GIS; Interest working in and with partners.

 

Program Dates:

April 2021 - October 2021

 

Pay:

$12.50/per hour for 40 hours a week + $1,000/month living stipend

2021 NATIONAL RAP PROGRAM APPLICATION