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Oak Openings Restoration Assisstant

Feb 20, 2019

The Nature Conservancy

The Oak Openings Restoration Assistant performs land restoration and management activities in the Oak Openings Region of Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

Oak Openings CWMA Coordinator

Feb 20, 2019

The Nature Conservancy

As a leader of the Oak Openings Cooperative Weed Management Area, The (CWMA) Coordinator will complete a variety of tasks related to invasive species identification, mapping and control on behalf of the Green Ribbon Initiative Stewardship Subcommittee. They are expected to lead work teams to ensure the coordination, community support and implementation of a region-wide invasive species management program.

Parkland Technician

Feb 15, 2019

Grand Traverse Conservation District

Parkland Technician

Vacancy Announcement

POSTING DATE: 15 February 2019 CLOSING DATE: 10 March 2019
POSITION SUMMARY
The Parkland Technician works with Parkland Stewards and other seasonal staff to further the mission of the Grand Traverse Conservation District (GTCD) by supporting the activities of the Conservation Team, led by the Conservation Team Coordinator. Primary responsibilities include trail and trailhead maintenance, hands-on construction projects, habitat improvement projects, and river stewardship projects.

Oakland County CISMA Technician

Feb 11, 2019

Oakland County CISMA

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Position: A seasonal invasive species technician is being sought to implement monitoring and outreach activities of the Oakland County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (OC CISMA). Funding is secured through 2020, with continued employment contingent on securing additional funding.

Education Program Coordinator

Feb 4, 2019

Portage Park District

Summary: The Portage Park District is seeking creative and resourceful candidates for the position of Education Program Coordinator who are knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of environmental education, natural history and outdoor recreation. This person will report to the Public Engagement Coordinator and will plan, coordinate, implement, evaluate and deliver diverse public education and recreation programming in the parks and other settings, alone or with the assistance of other staff, volunteers and partners.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: this position minimally requires the following:
CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES:

Maintenance Worker III

Feb 4, 2019

Portage Park District

This is a semi-skilled and skilled position within the Park District which performs in all areas of the operations department, including but not limited to: groundskeeping, equipment maintenance, mowing, trail trimming and maintenance, minor construction and repairs, painting, cleaning, landscaping, litter removal, herbicide application, and other duties necessary for the upkeep of the park and its facilities. The position includes overseeing staff and volunteers as necessary.

Seasonal Maintenance Worker I

Feb 4, 2019

Portage Park District

This is a semi-skilled position within the Park District which performs in all areas of the operations department, including groundskeeping, mowing, trail trimming and maintenance, minor construction and repairs, painting, cleaning, landscaping, litter removal, snow removal, herbicide application, and other duties necessary for the maintenance and safe use of parklands and facilities.

Seasonal Natural Areas Technician

Feb 4, 2019

Portage Park District

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is a skilled position within the Park District which performs in all areas of the natural areas stewardship program, including but not limited to: natural resource inventory, management, monitoring and protection, invasive plant control, mapping, equipment maintenance, cleaning and other duties necessary for the stewardship natural areas.

Cabin Leader Internship

Jan 17, 2019

Dunes Learning Center

General Description:

Dunes Learning Center (DLC) is a residential education facility within the Indiana
Dunes National Lakeshore that works in close partnership with the National Park Service (NPS). Cabin Leaders are members of the program staff at the DLC. They supervise summer camp residents while developing their outdoor education and resource interpretation skills and techniques.

Cabin Leaders are an integral part of the program, being positive role models for our campers.
Specific duties include overnight supervision of campers in cabins, leading evening activities (campfires, group games, night hikes, etc.), leading meal and flag raising activities, and hosting a tent camp out with campers. Cabin Leaders also have the opportunity for professional development by shadowing NPS staff and Dunes Learning Center Naturalists.

Interpretive Naturalist Internship

Jan 17, 2019

Dunes Learning Center

General Description:

Dunes Learning Center (DLC) is a residential education facility within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (INDU) that works in close partnership with the National Park Service (NPS). Interpretive Naturalists are key members of the program staff at DLC. They will develop their naturalist, outdoor education, and resource interpretation skills and techniques. They instruct children and adults regarding the diversity of ecosystems, plants and animals, and cultural history of the INDU and southern Lake Michigan region.

Interpretive Naturalists often work in pairs during the summer to give each the opportunity to shadow peers, provide and receive feedback, and learn a variety of teaching styles and techniques. During the school year, Interpretive Naturalists may shadow NPS staff and have opportunities to attend professional development workshops.

Summer Field Steward

Jan 17, 2019

Blue Heron Ministries

Blue Heron Ministries is looking to fill two field steward internship position for the summer of 2019. We are a nonprofit Christian land conservation organization based out of Angola, Indiana. We work with other nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and private land owners around northeast Indiana and southwest Michigan. Our mission is to build communities where creation is kept and keep creation so that community may be restored. A description of this internship is as follows:
• Intensive and arduous labor.
• Term will be beginning of June thru mid-August (flexible).
• 35-40 hours a week.
• $10/hr.

Conservation Specialist

Jan 8, 2019

Michigan Nature Association

CONSERVATION SPECIALIST
Southern Lower Peninsula

The Michigan Nature Association (MNA), a statewide land conservancy headquartered in Okemos, Michigan, is seeking an exceptional candidate for a Conservation Specialist position. MNA protects a vast network of over 175 nature sanctuaries, totaling over 12,000 acres, across 60 counties. Many of the sanctuaries house rare habitats and species and are managed to protect their viability. For more information on MNA, please see our website at michigannature.org.

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.