FYI......looks like a great opportunity.   Holly
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From: "Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Jul 26, 2018 8:12 PM
Subject: Visual Resources Assistant - GNP Volunteer Position 2018
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*Visual Resources Assistant*
*Glacier National Park - 2018*
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*Job Title: *Visual Resources Assistant

*Supervisor: *Mary Riddle and Michael McGraw

*Division:* Science and Resources Management

*Location:* Frontcountry locations, backcountry locations, and locations
adjacent to but outside of the park boundary.

*Project Duration:* Fall 2018 Spring/Fall 2019 - Hours per Week: Varies

*Description of Duties:*

   - Will travel throughout the park to capture the incredible beauty of
   the park through photography.
   - Works with a small team to conduct visual resource inventories of
   Glacier National Park's scenic views including views at most risk for
   change, important to visitors, important to the park's interpretive themes
   and important historic or cultural views.
   - Completes data collection documentation, including photos, associated
   with each viewpoint.

*Benefits to VIP*:

   - Learn and use field techniques to perform visual resource inventories.
   - Understand methodology for assessing and protecting visual resources
   in the national park system.
   - Experience and document locations in Glacier that have iconic, unique
   or cultural visual significance that are a central component to the
   management and visitor experience of Glacier.

*Goals/Outcome of Job:*

   - Develop a visual resource inventory for Glacier National Park.
   - The inventory will help inform internal discussions on park plans and
   developments or changes to existing developments that may impact scenic,
   cultural, and natural resources.
   - Inform comments and discussions with park neighbors about activities
   outside the park that affect park resources.

*Knowledge/Skills/Experience Desired:*

   - Must have basic photography skills.
   - Ability to use GPS device, compass, and camera supplied by the park.
   - Ability to safely hike day trips on uneven terrain including in
   backcountry setting.

*Special Requirements:*

   - Work is in the field and requires the volunteer to hike up to 10 miles
   a day and provide their own transportation, backpack, appropriate footwear,
   and clothing for a variety of weather conditions.
   - Must be able to apply backcountry safety procedures and comply with
   park safety protocols.
   - Must have housing, as none is provided by the park.
   - Must attend training in September 25-27 (1 day classroom/1 field day).

Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates, P.O. Box 91, Kalispell, MT 59903
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