SJRWMD - Internship


Student will assist Land Resources staff with field activities and related administrative tasks at Lake Apopka North Shore Restoration Area. This is an active land management field position including wildlife surveys, monitoring of listed plant and animal species; maintenance of fire equipment, possible participation in prescribed burns, post-burn monitoring, photo monitoring of vegetation treatments, tree spade scrub restoration, gopher tortoise surveys, data entry and analysis, GIS work, trail maintenance, public contact, and general office duties.

Many days start pre-dawn to accommodate bird-associated field work or travel. Position includes spending time in the field under typical Florida summer conditions of heat, humidity, thunderstorms and intense insect activity. Typical field dress for these activities include jeans, short or long-sleeved shirt, hat, and ankle-height field boots. Any specialized clothing or equipment will be provided by St. Johns River Water Management District.

This is a 20-hour position with preferred work schedule consisting of two 8-10 hour blocks of time, Monday through Thursday, with possibly some weekend hours. This is a paid internship position with an hourly rate of pay of $12 per hour. The internship will run from May 5th through August 4th.

Minimum Qualifications: A college or university student currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program; at least a junior level, and working in the occupational area of his or her course of study. All students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.  

Location: Lake Apopka Field Station 25633 CR 448A, Mount Dora, FL, 32757 For more information contact Rosi Mulholland,  

Submit your application at: Click on "Available Position" and search by location: Mount Dora, FL.  

All applications will receive careful consideration. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States