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    Default ATC Job: Appalachian Trail Survey Maintenance Technician

    Appalachian Trail Survey Maintenance Technician

    Base rate: $320 /week + $0.31 mile personal vehicle use. Position beginning 1 April for 10 weeks.

    LOCATION: Appalachian Trail Conference Mid-Atlantic Regional Office, travel to various locations from Maine to Virginia.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Education, experience or training in natural resources management or related fields; proven ability to travel on foot over rough terrain for long distances; proficient map and compass skills; good communication and time management skills; ability to work with volunteers and inspire cooperation; personal vehicle/willingness to travel.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain boundary survey lines of Appalachian National Scenic Trail corridor to NPS and USFS specifications; help organize and co-lead volunteer corridor monitoring and maintenance workshops.

    Send cover letter and résumé to Ross Geredien, ATC MA Regional Office, PO Box 625, Boiling Springs, PA 17007; (717) 258-5771 or fax to: (717) 258-1442, E-mail: [email protected]

    Deadline for Applications: March 12, 2004

    "[ATers] represent three percent of our use and about twenty percent of our effort," retired Baxter Park Director Jensen Bissell.

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    Section Hiker 350 miles DebW's Avatar
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    This job would turn you into a yellow blazer. I participated in a boundary monitoring workshop led by someone in this position a couple years ago. His pack and compass were covered with yellow paint. Great job, though.

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