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Resource Management Stewards


Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, Texas

Tracking Code


Position Type


NPS – Padre Island National Seashore


Term of positions is 26 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk


Padre Island National Seashore

Living Allowance:


AmeriCorps Award:

Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $3,247.50 (pre-tax).

Start Date:

Late August/early September

Application Due Date:

Preference given to applicants that submit application by 7/31/2023

Title of Position

Resource Management Stewards (Two positions)

Position Details

Stewards Individual Placements (SIP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health.

SIP in partnership with the National Park Service are seeking TWO AmeriCorps members who will support resource management projects at Padre Island National Seashore. The AmeriCorps members will help document and remove of marine debris, document and treat invasive vegetation, conduct wildlife and vegetation surveys, collect water quality measurements, and support habitat restoration. Resource Management Stewards may also assist with surveying of archaeological sites and cataloging/cleaning artifacts.

Position Responsibilities will include:

Completion of resource management projects at Padre Island National Seashore. Tasks may include documentation and removal of marine debris, documentation and treatment of invasive vegetation, wildlife and vegetation surveys, water quality measurements, habitat restoration, and related natural resource management actions. Interns may also assist with surveying archaeological sites and cleaning, cataloging, and housing artifacts in the park's museum collection.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 60 credit hours of undergraduate education, with 24 credit hours focusing on resource management fields
  • Ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records Check (must be at least 21 years old or have had a license for 3 years)

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in resource management field
  • One year of experience with resource management field work


  • Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $3,247.50 (pre-tax).
  • Living Allowance: $634/week (pre-tax)

How to Apply
Apply on-line at:  In addition to your resume, please submit a one page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.

Application Questions:

Please contact Precious Vicente with any questions at  

Conservation Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, political affiliation, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during application or recruiting process, please send a request to the hiring manager.


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