Antietam National Battlefield – CCCWV Maintenance Interns

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Funding Opportunity ID: 303373
Opportunity Number: NPS-NOIP18AS00157
Opportunity Title: Antietam National Battlefield – CCCWV Maintenance Interns
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Employment, Labor and Training
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.931
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS- This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award financial assistance for the following project activities. Citizen Conservation Corps .-THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Apr 16, 2018
Close Date: Apr 26, 2018
Last Updated Date: Apr 16, 2018
Award Ceiling: $41,241
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $41,241
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The intern’s primary duties will be to assist in the cyclic and deferred maintenance of landscapes throughout the battlefield including the National Cemetery. Landscapes may include work in and around mowed areas, woods, grass fields, fences, gravel roads, culverts, buildings, and trails. Interns may use equipment such as mowers and hand trimmers or hand tools to accomplish tasks. The intern will also assist with custodial duties, set-up and tear down for special events, exotic vegetation removal, and the rebuilding of historic fencing. During the internship work may include loading/unloading supplies and materials from trucks and trailers, moving furniture, removing and setting signs, painting picnic tables and signs, trimming trees and shrubbery, picking up litter, digging ditches and trenches with pick and shovel where soil is hard and compact, filling and leveling holes in damaged roads, moving heavily loaded wheelbarrows and hand trucks; cutting heavy trees with axe or chainsaw; stacking heavy logs, lumber, and sacks of cement, and performing other duties requiring similar judgment and comparable heavy physical effort. Duties may also include performing entry level masonry tasks under the direction of the park’s mason. The intern may be involved in a variety of assignments, and working with intermediate and journeymen level staff activities and in support of office programs to gain practical work experience. Interns may be involved in some special laboring assignment(s) which require knowledge of several steps, phases, or detailed procedures and a practical knowledge of project requirements and objectives (e.g., preparing ground, laying sod, planting flowers or shrubs, and using drawings to establish a pattern and/or design, or similar labor endeavors which require the knowledge and ability to complete various steps, phases or procedures to accomplish a complete assignment). This internship will be based under the Division of Maintenance but will be shared with the Division of Resources at Antietam National Battlefield and will be directed by the park Maintenance Supervisor. All tools, equipment, PPE (other than work boots), and transportation while on duty will be provided. Other Duties: -Will be assigned over the course of the position as needed. This project will be based under the Facility Management Division at Antietam National Battlefield and will be directed by the Maintenance Worker Supervisor.
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