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Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) - AmeriCorps Regional Outreach Awareness Recruiters (R.O.A.R)

  • ... Osprey, Florida, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 1600 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) - AmeriCorps Regional Outreach Awareness Recruiters (R.O.A.R)   

JOB TITLE:

Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) - AmeriCorps Regional Outreach Awareness Recruiters (R.O.A.R)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Osprey Florida United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Requisition No: 820432

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) - AmeriCorps Regional Outreach Awareness Recruiters (R.
O.
A.
R)

Pay Plan: AmeriCorps

Position Number: 37971424

Salary: Monthly Living Stipend: $1,600.
00

Posting Closing Date: 02/23/2024

Total Compensation Estimator Tool

Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) – AmeriCorps Regional Outreach Awareness Recruiters (R.
O.
A.
R)

State of Florida

Department of Environmental Protection


Our Organization and Mission:

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship - protecting our air, water and land.
The vision of DEP is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystem.


The mission of the Florida Conservation Corps is to develop natural and cultural resource leaders by connecting them to areas of critical need in conservation, preservation, interpretation and resource based recreation.


The Work You Will Do:

The Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) AmeriCorps program is a 25-year-old program administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Florida Park Service with members serving at state parks throughout Florida.


Members help to reduce invasive exotic plant infestations through various land management techniques but also educate park visitors and surrounding communities through outreach and interpretation, as well as recruit volunteers to support their exotic plant management endeavors.
FLCC AmeriCorps members for this position will report daily to onsite park management, and submit service data to FLCC staff based in Gainesville, FL

Members are required to serve 1,700 hours between February 2024 – December 31, 2024.
This equates to approximately 35 – 40 hours per week.


Project R.
O.
A.
R.
members are placed regionally throughout Florida and work directly with DEP staff to identify parks in need of volunteer recruitment and outreach.
Members may create outreach material, while learning to navigate and manage DEP volunteer tracking systems.
In addition, these members work with FLCC’s other project areas to assist members with volunteer and outreach goals.


To find out more about AmeriCorps, National Service, and the program

you can visit:


https://www.
nationalservice.
gov/programs/americorps/what-americorps

https://www.
floridastateparks.
org/FLCC


What you can expect from your service


  • Professional development

  • Introduction to federal and state policy and guidelines

  • Experience entering data and retrieving reports for progress tracking

  • Organize and/or participate in strike teams and service projects

  • Network and build relationships with natural resource professionals

  • Volunteer Recruitment

  • Work with park staff to identify volunteer needs

  • Recruit volunteers locally to support program and park objectives

  • Network and build relationships with volunteers

  • Community Outreach

  • Flyer and graphic design and development

  • Opportunity to recruit volunteers and lead volunteer projects

  • Table at community events

  • Interact and educate park visitors

  • Participate in disaster response recovery efforts


The Difference You Will Make:

This position will directly impact the Florida State Parks by working toward improvement of natural communities, volunteer recruitment, education, and trail enhancement.


How You Will Grow:

DEP encourages its leaders to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies.
We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience quickly.


Where You Will Work:

Oscar Scherer State Park

Surrounded by urban areas, Oscar Scherer is an unexpected oasis providing visitors with a refreshing escape into natural Florida.


A hidden gem surrounded by housing developments and major highways, Oscar Scherer plays an invaluable role in the preservation of Florida scrub-jay habitat.
Bald eagles nest here in the winter, and in the summer, Lake Osprey attracts anglers and swimmers.


South Creek attracts anglers, canoers and kayakers.
With 15 miles of trails, this park provides solitude, beauty, challenge and a healthy adventure for everyone.
Oscar Sherer is a popular stopover for bicyclists and walkers on the Legacy Trail, making this an important place for the surrounding community and a worthwhile stop for travelers.


The Benefits of Working for the Florida Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Program:


  • Loan deferment

  • $6,895.
    00 Education award after the completion of service

  • Monthly Living Stipend: $1,600.
    00

  • No cost insurance premium (deductibles still required)

  • Access to Member Assistance Program

  • Free access to all 175 state parks


Pay:

Monthly Living Stipend: $1,600.
00


Your Specific Responsibilities:


  • Table at park and community events

  • Contact and recruit potential volunteers

  • Serve 1,700 hours before December 31st

  • Assist with outreach goals as assigned

  • Complete monthly timesheet

  • Complete quarterly report

  • Complete required training

  • Create interpretive programs

  • Attend mandatory FLCC events


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Florida ecosystems and resource management techniques

  • Recreation principles

  • Volunteer recruitment and outreach principles


SKILL IN:

  • communicating effectively verbally and in writing

  • utilizing a computer including, but not limited to software programs such as Microsoft Office Suite

ABILITY TO:

  • attend In-person orientation March 11th-15th 2024

  • complete 1,700 hours between February 5th – December 31st, 2024

  • successfully complete background and fingerprint check

  • accurately prepare reports

  • interact with all internal and external customers and the general public in a professional, tactful, and courteous manner

  • utilize a computer including, but not limited to software programs such as Microsoft Office Suite

  • participate in resource management tasks, including but not limited to non-native plant removal which may include application of herbicide

  • follow verbal and written instructions/directions

  • establish and maintain effective working relationships

  • work outdoors in inclement weather

  • perform physical labor

  • lift 40 pounds and assist in transporting items or other supplies 100 pounds or more

  • properly wear uniform

Other Job-Related Requirements for this position:

  • Must successfully pass background check


This position is designated as a Position of Special Trust in accordance with DEP-422 (Positions of Special Trust or Responsibility).
Any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a Level 2 State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.
S.
No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.


DEP is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce.
We recognize the extensive training, experience, and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce.
Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following email addresses:


HR_VeteransPreference@dep.
state.
fl.
us

HR_Recruitment@FloridaDEP.
gov


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735).
Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace.
All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.
0455, F.
S.
, Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

1600 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707477944-5977f6ad1c0a3fd02fb81ba16ddbcd18

LOCATION:

Florida United States

CITY:

Osprey

Job Origin:

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Requisition No: 820432

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) - AmeriCorps Regional Outreach Awareness Recruiters (R.O.A.R)

Pay Plan: AmeriCorps

Position Number: 37971424

Salary: Monthly Living Stipend: $1,600.00

Posting Closing Date: 02/23/2024

Total Compensation Estimator Tool

Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) – AmeriCorps Regional Outreach Awareness Recruiters (R.O.A.R)

State of Florida

Department of Environmental Protection


Our Organization and Mission:

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship - protecting our air, water and land. The vision of DEP is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystem.


The mission of the Florida Conservation Corps is to develop natural and cultural resource leaders by connecting them to areas of critical need in conservation, preservation, interpretation and resource based recreation.


The Work You Will Do:

The Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) AmeriCorps program is a 25-year-old program administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Florida Park Service with members serving at state parks throughout Florida.


Members help to reduce invasive exotic plant infestations through various land management techniques but also educate park visitors and surrounding communities through outreach and interpretation, as well as recruit volunteers to support their exotic plant management endeavors. FLCC AmeriCorps members for this position will report daily to onsite park management, and submit service data to FLCC staff based in Gainesville, FL

Members are required to serve 1,700 hours between February 2024 – December 31, 2024. This equates to approximately 35 – 40 hours per week.


Project R.O.A.R. members are placed regionally throughout Florida and work directly with DEP staff to identify parks in need of volunteer recruitment and outreach. Members may create outreach material, while learning to navigate and manage DEP volunteer tracking systems. In addition, these members work with FLCC’s other project areas to assist members with volunteer and outreach goals.


To find out more about AmeriCorps, National Service, and the program

you can visit:


https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/what-americorps

https://www.floridastateparks.org/FLCC


What you can expect from your service


  • Professional development

  • Introduction to federal and state policy and guidelines

  • Experience entering data and retrieving reports for progress tracking

  • Organize and/or participate in strike teams and service projects

  • Network and build relationships with natural resource professionals

  • Volunteer Recruitment

  • Work with park staff to identify volunteer needs

  • Recruit volunteers locally to support program and park objectives

  • Network and build relationships with volunteers

  • Community Outreach

  • Flyer and graphic design and development

  • Opportunity to recruit volunteers and lead volunteer projects

  • Table at community events

  • Interact and educate park visitors

  • Participate in disaster response recovery efforts


The Difference You Will Make:

This position will directly impact the Florida State Parks by working toward improvement of natural communities, volunteer recruitment, education, and trail enhancement.


How You Will Grow:

DEP encourages its leaders to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies. We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience quickly.


Where You Will Work:

Oscar Scherer State Park

Surrounded by urban areas, Oscar Scherer is an unexpected oasis providing visitors with a refreshing escape into natural Florida.


A hidden gem surrounded by housing developments and major highways, Oscar Scherer plays an invaluable role in the preservation of Florida scrub-jay habitat. Bald eagles nest here in the winter, and in the summer, Lake Osprey attracts anglers and swimmers.


South Creek attracts anglers, canoers and kayakers. With 15 miles of trails, this park provides solitude, beauty, challenge and a healthy adventure for everyone. Oscar Sherer is a popular stopover for bicyclists and walkers on the Legacy Trail, making this an important place for the surrounding community and a worthwhile stop for travelers.


The Benefits of Working for the Florida Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Program:


  • Loan deferment

  • $6,895.00 Education award after the completion of service

  • Monthly Living Stipend: $1,600.00

  • No cost insurance premium (deductibles still required)

  • Access to Member Assistance Program

  • Free access to all 175 state parks


Pay:

Monthly Living Stipend: $1,600.00


Your Specific Responsibilities:


  • Table at park and community events

  • Contact and recruit potential volunteers

  • Serve 1,700 hours before December 31st

  • Assist with outreach goals as assigned

  • Complete monthly timesheet

  • Complete quarterly report

  • Complete required training

  • Create interpretive programs

  • Attend mandatory FLCC events


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Florida ecosystems and resource management techniques

  • Recreation principles

  • Volunteer recruitment and outreach principles


SKILL IN:

  • communicating effectively verbally and in writing

  • utilizing a computer including, but not limited to software programs such as Microsoft Office Suite

ABILITY TO:

  • attend In-person orientation March 11th-15th 2024

  • complete 1,700 hours between February 5th – December 31st, 2024

  • successfully complete background and fingerprint check

  • accurately prepare reports

  • interact with all internal and external customers and the general public in a professional, tactful, and courteous manner

  • utilize a computer including, but not limited to software programs such as Microsoft Office Suite

  • participate in resource management tasks, including but not limited to non-native plant removal which may include application of herbicide

  • follow verbal and written instructions/directions

  • establish and maintain effective working relationships

  • work outdoors in inclement weather

  • perform physical labor

  • lift 40 pounds and assist in transporting items or other supplies 100 pounds or more

  • properly wear uniform

Other Job-Related Requirements for this position:

  • Must successfully pass background check


This position is designated as a Position of Special Trust in accordance with DEP-422 (Positions of Special Trust or Responsibility). Any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a Level 2 State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.


DEP is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience, and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following email addresses:


HR_VeteransPreference@dep.state.fl.us

HR_Recruitment@FloridaDEP.gov


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

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