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ALCC Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Resources Technician/Orchard worker


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691 Scenic View Drive, Page, Arizona

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Title: ALCC Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Resources Technician/Orchard Worker

Stipend: $550.00 Weekly Living Stipend and a $150/week Housing Allowance (+Education award)

Dates: Start date January 2024

Term: 20 weeks, Full time (40 hrs/week)

Reports To:  National Park Service, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Location: Page, AZ 86040

Status:  675 hour AmeriCorps Service Term 

Benefits:  AmeriCorps Education Award $2,474.27 after a successful completion of term.


Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps’ Mission 

It is the mission of the Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps to lead our Nations back to cultural and ecological well-being. The Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps is specifically designed to engage Native American youth and young adults with offices in Acoma Pueblo, Albuquerque (Tiwa Territory), Gallup (Navajo Nation), Zuni Pueblo, and Hopi Nation.  Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps serves local tribal communities in the regions we operate. 

This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information, and military service. Where a significant portion of the population eligible to be served needs services or information in a language other than English, the recipient shall take reasonable steps to provide written material of the type ordinarily available to the public in appropriate languages.


National Park Service Mission:

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.


ALCC Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Resources Technician/Orchard worker Overview:

This position is located in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, working with the Science and Resource Management division to work in a historic orchard, and to assist with resource management projects. As a unit of the National Park Service, Glen Canyon works to provide visitor access and enjoyment of the recreation area, while also managing and protecting natural and cultural resources.


The resources technician will work with NPS science and resources staff to complete care and management of a historic orchard, and to complete other resources tasks. A primary job duty (50%) will involve upkeep and maintenance of a historic orchard, located in the Lonely Dell Ranch, within the Lees Ferry District at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Lonely Dell Ranch is listed on the National Register of Historic places and protects a historic ranch and homestead landscape. The current orchard includes 250 trees, which are maintained using historic care techniques to contribute to the historic landscape. The resources technician will complete maintenance tasks including watering the orchard using a historic canal system, cleaning orchard canals, pruning trees, lawn care, weed control, and other tasks associated with tree care and maintain orchard tree health. Orchard work may be conducted independently and without day-to-day supervision, following training.


Additional work of this position (50%) will include assisting with other natural and cultural projects, including maintenance and preservation of historic buildings, invasive species monitoring and management, and projects associated with wildlife, archeology, and vegetation management. Other resources work will be conducted in a team with subject matter experts. Cultural and natural resources work will be designed to introduce the technician to a wider field of resource management in the NPS and to learn from subject matter experts.

Required Skills

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completed High School or Equivalent
  • Interest in learning about NPS resource management
  • Interest in working in a historic orchard.
  • Able to use effectively and safely use hand tools, hand power tools, and to safely operate motor vehicles.
  • Able to complete duties that include bending, lifting, climbing, reaching, standing for extended periods of time, loading and unloading material.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently after training.
  • Ability to work effectively on a team to complete projects.
  • Ability to work safely and productively in outdoor work settings, including under adverse conditions. This will include working outside in high temperatures an inclement weather.

 Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Some college or higher-level education classes associated with biology, botany, natural resources, cultural resources, or a similar field.
  • Previous experience completing basic grounds care/landscaping, conservation work, or working in an orchard.
  • Interest in pursuing a career in conservation.

Required Experience

  • Ages 18-28
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Permanent Resident Card, INS form I-551
  • Alien Registration Card, INS form I-551
  • A passport indicating that the INS has been approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence.
  • A departure record (INS 194) indication that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a Department of the Interior background check.

Apply Now!

Contact ALCC IP Coordinator Kiana Etsate-Gashytewa. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out! (505)413- (505)413-2483


This position is located at 691 Scenic View Drive, Page, AZ. View the Google Map in full screen.