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Oakland County CISMA Coordinator

Jun 18, 2018

Six Rivers Land Conservancy

Organization: The Oakland County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (OC CISMA) is a partnership in Oakland County, Michigan working to cooperatively manage invasive species. The partnership includes approximately 30 local, county, state, and federal government agencies; education institutions; and non-profit organizations.

Oakland County CISMA Invasive Species Technician

Jun 18, 2018

Six Rivers Land Conservancy

The Oakland County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (OC CISMA) is a partnership in Oakland County, Michigan working to cooperatively manage invasive species. The partnership includes approximately 30 local, county, state and federal government agencies; education institutions; and non-profit organizations.

District Administrator

Jun 7, 2018

Barry Conservation District

Barry Conservation District
1611 S. Hanover, Suite 105
Hastings, MI 49058
(269) 908.4135
www.barrycd.org

LOOKING TO HIRE IMMEDIATELY- BARRY CONSERVATION DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR

Position Details: Full-time position. May include evenings and weekends. Compensation: $25,000-$29,000 annually depending on experience, with the possibility of advancement. Benefits: paid federal holidays, vacation, and personal time off. No insurance or retirement benefits available at this time.

Job Description: The Administrator is responsible for the District’s consistent achievement of its financial goals, as well as providing support for the day-to-day operations of the District.

Field Supervisor - Ecological Restoration

Jun 6, 2018

Cardno

Cardno is seeking a Field Supervisor - Ecological Restoration in our various offices to implement project work in the ecological restoration management fields. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the position includes the direct supervision/ coordination of field crews, implementing a high quality product, interpreting construction plans/ specifications, assists in administering Cardno's Health and Safety culture, track project budgets, and ensuring equipment maintenance. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision. A typical work day consists of an 8-10 hour day although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. Position may also require overnight travel.

Kankakee Sands Conservation Technician

Jun 4, 2018

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana is seeking a Conservation Technician for its 8,400 – acre Kankakee Sands Preserve located in Morocco, Indiana. The Conservation Technician will assist with the management of this prairie and savanna complex, which is home to over 7,000 acres of planted prairie and the Conservancy’s newest bison herd established in 2016. They will participate in preserve operations and lead work teams to ensure coordination, community support, and implementation of preserve management plans and become a member of our Fire and Bison programs. This is a full-time position with a competitive benefits package and a starting salary of $20.77 an hour.

Land Protection Specialist (Land Agent)

Jun 1, 2018

Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests seeks a self-motivated individual for the position of Land Protection Specialist. The successful candidate will have experience in land conservation or a natural resources field, and functional knowledge of GIS mapping and GPS data collection. Ideally, candidates will have 1 to 2 years of experience with land transaction and grant writing.

Field Biologist II

May 30, 2018

City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation

Nature of work:
To assist the Community Services Area Administrator with implementing the City of Ann Arbor’s Deer Management Program. This position will be directly supervised by the City’s Natural Area Preservation Manager and will be housed in the NAP offices at 3875 E. Huron River Drive.

Responsibilities include:
General Deer Management Education:
• Develop and disseminate educational materials for the public regarding the City’s Deer Management Program, through websites, brochures, newsletter articles, press releases, and social media posts
• Assist in creating and delivering educational presentations to local civic, environmental, and neighborhood organizations
• Attend various fairs and exhibits to distribute educational materials

Nature Day Camp Specialist

May 29, 2018

Grand Traverse Conservation District

The Day Camp Specialist works with the Education Team to further the mission of the Grand Traverse
Conservation District by supporting the activities of the Education Team, led by the Education
Director/Camp Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental
education programs, creating and maintaining signage and exhibits, and representing the organization at
the Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community.

For full job details please visit
http://natureiscalling.org/about-2/employment/

Education Assistant

May 29, 2018

Grand Traverse Conservation District

The Education Assistant works with the Education Team to further the mission of the Grand Traverse
Conservation District by supporting the activities of the Education Team, led by the Education
Director/Camp Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental
education programs, creating and maintaining signage and exhibits, and representing the organization at the
Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community.

For full job details please visit
http://natureiscalling.org/about-2/employment/

Restoration Assistant

May 27, 2018

The Nature Conservancy

Who wants to come work with Kim Steinberger and Johann Von Lærdal!?

They're fun and get to play in the mud and look at cool (and not so cool) plants, insects and animals in really neat ecosystems. They travel frequently across Michigan interacting with land stewards/partners across the state. And sometimes they set things on fire!

When you aren't traveling elsewhere you get to live in the middle of Ives Road Fen Preserve in a modern house with a garden plot, fruit trees in the yard, and fish in the river that runs through the center of the preserve.

The successful candidate needs to have some experience with land management, has experience using hand and power tools, and must have plant & animal identification skills.

Conservation Worker II

May 25, 2018

City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation

CONSERVATION WORKER II

Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:
• Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
• Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
• Assist with prescribed ecological burns (spring and fall)
• Maintain and construct trails
• Lead volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
• Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
• Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
• Assist in implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas

Ecological Restoration Field Technician/ Laborer

May 23, 2018

Cardnp

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking a Restoration Field Technician in our Chicago, IL offices, to implement project work in the ecological consulting and restoration management fields. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision of labor crews. A typical work day consists of an 8-10 hour day although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. Position may also require overnight travel

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

> Implementing restoration project work at the ground level under the direction of a Field Supervisor and/or Project Manager
> Implementing landscape construction projects at the ground level under the direction of a Field Supervisor and/or Project Manager
> Native planting, seeding, erosion control installation, herbicide application, prescribed fire or any other activities necessary with field implementation of ecological restoration projects
> Landscape maintenance activities such as mulching fence installation, hardscape repair, and debris removal
> Technicians will be required to spend up to 1-4 nights per week out of town working at remote locations
> Adhering to corporate policies, operate through the proper management channels, and act in the best interest of firm
> Operating a Global Positioning System - no previous experience required, but any experience a plus

Minimum Requirements:

> Experience working on ecological restoration, landscape construction or general construction projects
> Technicians will be required to obtain Commercial Pesticide
> Applicator's License
> Valid Driver's License
> Standard First Aid, CPR, and/or Red Card

Desired Qualifications:

> Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences (Ecology, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Fisheries, Forestry)- or equivalent experience
> Experience operating equipment such as tractors, ATVs, chainsaws, and/ or skidsteers
> Ability to travel overnight for 1-4 days out of worn
> Experience with herbicide handling and application
> Experience in native and invasive species plant identification and/ or restoration techniques
> Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer

EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

Operations Manager – Ecological Restoration

May 22, 2018

Cardno

The Restoration Services Division of Cardno is seeking an Operations Manager based in our Grand Haven and Brighton, Michigan offices.

Cardno's Restoration Services Division provides a broad suite of services in natural resource management, water resource management and permitting/compliance. Our team provides ecological restoration, invasive species control, revegetation, erosion control, wetland construction, maintenance and other land management practices.

The successful candidate will be a motivated leader that is able to balance and complete multiple complex tasks such as crew scheduling, resource procurement, risk/ safety management, and quality control.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Fall Bird Research & Education Traineeships

May 10, 2018

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

The Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve in Duluth, MN is well known for the fall bird migration. It’s one of the best places in North America to observe large numbers of birds of great diversity migrating each fall. The Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory (HRBO) is the non-profit organization that manages and conducts bird research and education at the nature reserve. The mission of HRBO is to protect birds of prey and other migratory birds in the western Lake Superior region through research, education, and stewardship.

Fall Bird Research & Education Traineeships

May 10, 2018

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

The Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve in Duluth, MN is well known for the fall bird migration. It’s one of the best places in North America to observe large numbers of birds of great diversity migrating each fall. The Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory (HRBO) is the non-profit organization that manages and conducts bird research and education at the nature reserve. The mission of HRBO is to protect birds of prey and other migratory birds in the western Lake Superior region through research, education, and stewardship.

MCCC Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Crew Member/Leader

Apr 20, 2018

Michigan DNR, Parks and Recreation Division

Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Crew
DUTIES:
• Survey of forests in at-risk Michigan State Parks for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
• Apply pesticides for control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
• Ensure accurate and timely completion and submission of treatment, survey, GIS and other records
• Perform regular equipment cleaning and maintenance
• Work may include traversing difficult terrain in adverse weather conditions
• Overnight travel (paid) will be required. Overnight travel may be for periods of up to 4 days

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Thursday, 10-hour days. Job includes frequent overnight travel and has some weekend work

Conservation Worker II

Jun 7, 2017

City of Ann Arbor, Natural Area Preservation

CONSERVATION WORKER II
Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:
• Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
• Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
• Assist with prescribed ecological burns (spring and fall)
• Maintain and construct trails
• Lead volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
• Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
• Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
• Assist in implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas