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Program Coordinator

Apr 16, 2019

Detroit Audubon

This is part-time (25 hour per week) professional position. The
incumbent will develop, conduct, and train volunteers to conduct environmental
education programs for all age groups, with particular emphasis on birds. The
incumbent will also coordinate or assist in coordinating special events, and coordinate
exhibits at conservation-related shows and conferences. The incumbent will also be our
social media coordinator, and will write articles for each issue of our magazine and
newsletter. Other duties include disseminating publicity about the organization and its
events through a variety of media and answering natural history questions over the
phone. Some issue advocacy may also be required.

Grand Calumet River Restoration Crew Member - 1 year

Apr 14, 2019

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana

Help the Indiana Chapter of The Nature Conservancy as we restore and preserve the natural riches of the Hoosier State!

Join us outdoors in northern Lake County, Indiana, to help us protect, restore, and manage more than 500 acres containing a mosaic of rich habitats, including globally rare dune and swale habitat. Restoration efforts are geared toward helping delist the Grand Calumet River as an Area of Concern by reinstating beneficial uses related to wildlife and wildlife habitat. This is a unique opportunity to work in an area that contains more than 30 percent of Indiana’s rare and endangered species.

Land Conservation Manager

Mar 9, 2019

Mid-Michigan Land Conservancy

Mid-Michigan Land Conservancy is seeking a part-time Land Conservation Manager. Position responsibilities include responding to landowner inquiries, visiting potential properties, preparing baseline and conservation easement documents, and securing funds to purchase fee simple land or conservation easements. The Land Conservation Manager may also assist with marketing, communication, and maintaining accreditation through the Land Trust Alliance.

For the full job description and application instructions are available here:

Ecological Restoration Field Technician/ Laborer

Mar 5, 2019


Cardno is seeking an Ecological Restoration Field Technician/ Laborer. Projects will involve field labor, technical work, and/or supervision of field crews. A typical work day consists of 8‐10 hours of in‐the‐field physical labor although, in accordance with the requirements of specific assignments, may include irregular hours. This position will require overnight travel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Ecosystem Restoration Designer

Mar 5, 2019

Natural Community Services

Designer responsibilities include: Wildlife habitat assessment and restoration, bioretention, landscape and bioengineering design, bid preparation, client relations, developing plant lists, overseeing native landscape projects, assisting with coordinating work scheduling, and supervising ecosystem restoration projects.

Stewardship Assistant

Feb 27, 2019

Michigan Nature Association

Michigan Nature Association (MNA), Michigan's oldest statewide land trust, is seeking qualified applicants to assist in land stewardship activities around west and central Michigan, with high priority sites focused around Ludington, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Grand Rapids. The Stewardship Assistant will work with MNA's Regional Stewardship Organizer and MNA volunteers on various land management activities including but not limited to: invasive species management, prescribed burning, boundary marking, site monitoring, and trail maintenance. Education and outreach opportunities are available to interested applicants as well, although the position is primarily focused around land stewardship.

Natural Resources Crew Member

Feb 21, 2019

Springfield Township


Please forward this job opportunity to those who may be interested. Full position description attached.

Job Title: Natural Resources Crew Member
Location: Springfield Township, MI
Employment Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt (approx. 35 hours per week)
Required Education: High school diploma and 1 year’s training in science-related field or related experience in land management.
Reports To: Reports directly to Natural Resources Manager
Pay Rate: $13.50-15.25/hour depending on experience and certifications.
Starting Date: Negotiable, April 2019 preferred

Natural Resources internship

Dec 17, 2018

Natural Community Services

Interns in this undergraduate degree-level intern job title complete and assist with a variety of field assignments to assess, plan/design, protect, restore, sustainably develop, monitor and manage land and water resources for clients of NCS. We're looking for energetic ecological workers who want to make a visible difference increasing biodiversity in metro Detroit!

Design internship

Dec 17, 2018

Natural Community Services

The position will assist with ecological and green infrastructure site assessment, design and installation under NCS lead designer and principal ecologist. NCS typically designs about 40 projects in a typical season, with additional field implementation – so the candidate must also be capable of and interested in physically installing their designs, and managing project quality control in concert with lead designer. These projects also include client and staff communication responsibilities.