Come work in Colorado this summer! This is a great opportunity to get a
foot in the door to work with the Bureau of Land Management. This
internship involves rafting the Colorado River in the area in and around
Kremmling, CO. Previous rafting experience and first-aid training a big
plus. See below for more details as well as on our website,
contact Liz Doby at [email protected] to apply or with
Partner Agency: Bureau of Land Management
Position: Internship – River Ranger Intern
Positions Available: 1
Location: Kremmling, CO
Tentative Session Dates: May, 2018- August 2018, upon completion of 450
hours. Full-time, temporary
Stipend: $520 per week
AmeriCorps Benefits: Anticipated $1538 AmeriCorps Education Award (450-
The successful applicant will:
• Present a positive image of the area and of the BLM; ensuring visitor
contact is conducted in a courteous, professional, and friendly manner
and will advise visitors concerning safety, fire prevention, amenities
available, and proper and authorized uses of recreational facilities.
• Intern will patrol and inspect facilities ensuring compliance with
rules and regulations pertaining to parking, campfires, noise level,
sanitation, and safety; bringing problems or violations to the attention
• Meet with visitors to provide information concerning points of
interest, travel routes, historical and natural features, site use
opportunities and limitations, and park activities.
• Review visitor use patterns and their effect on the resources;
suggesting changes in operations or facilities when necessary. Intern
will also assist with the management of and Special Recreation Permits
(SRPs); including issuance of permits, permit renewals, monitoring of
permitted uses, collection of fees, permit compliance, and data entry;
handling or reporting suspected SRP violations.
• Ensure that commercial outfitters are in compliance with SRP
stipulations; to include conformance with laws and land use plans,
public safety, resource protection, etc.; reporting suspected violations
to supervisor or higher graded employee.
• Initiate or assist with the creation or revision of interpretive
materials, such as guidebooks, handouts, and exhibits.
• Present a variety of formal and interpretive programs to include but
not limited to, orientation talks, environmental education programs,
conducted walks, demonstrations, and campfire programs.
• Assists in gathering and analyzing data related to existing
recreational resources to recognize prominent trends. • Performs routine
facility maintenance and/or repair.
• Install and maintains various types of signage on public lands, such
as off-road vehicle, wilderness, portal, boundary, directional road and
trail, and interpretive signing.
• Works with the public to provide information, conduct permit
compliance and safety inspections, and conduct river patrols.
• Responds to emergency situations, including swift river rescue and
administering first aid.
• Pursuing or has a degree in subject related to land management or
• Willingness to learn new skills and adjust to new procedures and tasks
The work requires physical exertion such as, but not limited to, driving
over unpaved roads, walking over rough terrain, bending, crouching,
digging, lifting or similar activities.
Pre-service background screening required including FBI background check
Apply Now! To apply, please submit an updated resume and letter of
interest to [email protected]