Student Conservation Association TCEQ Intern- LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY in Houston, Texas

  • Conducts prairie and riparian habitat restoration within parks.
  • Works in the HPARD greenhouse to propagate plants for habitat restoration.
  • Coordinates community cleanup and conservation service events.
  • Performs trash cleanup of riparian areas.
  • Conducts invasive species removal using mechanical and/or chemical methods.
  • Performs technical data collection, research, analysis, evaluations, inspections, or surveys to determine the impact on natural resources.
  • Prepares, assembles, and distributes educational materials and conducts educational presentations and training programs at community centers.
  • Participates in community outreach events to educate citizens about the value of native habitat.
  • Maintains, calibrates, and operates technical equipment.
  • Assists in field studies and in making technical evaluations.
  • Participates in online and hands-on training provided by various organizations.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


  • Location Description

Milby Park HPARD Greenhouse HPARD Headquarters

  • Training Provided

Plant propagation training Water quality testing training Plant identification Habitat restoration

  • Educational/Recreational Opportunities

Attend conferences and field trips

Education, Training & Skills Expected

Biology some coursework or experience Forestry some coursework or experience Resource Management some coursework or experience Field Research some experience Hand Tools some experience Community Engagement some experience Plant Identification some experience Working with Children some experience

Expected Dates: January 16, 2017 to January 13, 2018

Site: Texas Commission of Environmental Quality

Position ID: PO-00699683

Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Valid Drivers License Needed Personal Vehicle Required

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

US Citizenship: Required