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Facilities Management Member - Cumberland Gap National Park

American Conservation Experience
Job Field:
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location Detail:
Job Description:

American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and Cumberland Gap National Park, is seeking ONE Facilities Management Member to contribute to updating facility data in FMSS and the GIS database and supporting the CUGA facility management division alongside NPS staff.

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For the full position announcement and to apply, please visit:

Start Date: October 2, 2023 (flexibility available for the right candidate)

Estimated End Date: September 27, 2024 (or 52 weeks from start)

*a 52 week minimum commitment is required *

Location Details/Description: Cumberland Gap National Historical Park - Middlesboro, KY

Position Overview: The ACE Member in this year-long position will gain a tremendous amount of knowledge about Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and the entire National Park Service. The Member will be introduced to numerous facility programs, issues, and tasks. The ACE Member will assist Park Staff in updating facility data in FMSS and the GIS database, along with trail maintenance, and providing support for the CUGA facility management division.


Members must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, as required by U.S. government contracts

Willing and able to represent ACE and the partner organization in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner.

Ability to be both self-directed/work alone, and be a positive, contributing member of a group.

A valid driver's license and an insurable driving record (documentation to be provided upon request).

Willing to undergo and must pass the required two-part criminal history check.

Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

ACE Members will need to complete bi-weekly timesheets, beginning of term feedback forms, end of term evaluations and for longer terms, a mid-term evaluation.

To learn more about eligibility requirements, please visit our website


Competitive applicants for this position can hold or be pursuing engineering or field sciences degrees and/or have relevant experience in subject areas such as construction, architecture, landscaping, or facilities maintenance.

Knowledge of databases, office programs, hand tools, shovels, rakes, and an axe. Chainsaw experience is a plus.

Ability and willingness to work both inside and outside during all types of weather.


Living Allowance: The ACE Member is expected to contribute ~40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $600/week to offset the costs of food and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly.


Public Land Corps Hiring Authority: Members serving under this agreement may be eligible for a federal hiring authority upon completion of their term of service. PLC projects also include specific eligibility requirements such as age and citizenship. Please contact ACE staff with questions about eligibility, or view general information online


Housing: Housing is the responsibility of the member and not provided by ACE or NPS.


Gear Allowance: ACE members will have up to a $200 reimbursable allowance to spend on eligible gear purchases. Eligible gear for this position includes boots or other relevant gear that must be approved by ACE staff prior to purchase.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, a cover letter demonstrating your interest and experience, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here:

This position opened Thursday, August 17, 2023. Early consideration will be given as resumes are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact ACE EPIC NPS Recruitment and Outreach Manager, Victoria Yee, at

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