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  • Natural Areas & Operations Technician, Grand Prairie Friends (Coles County, IL) Due 3/25

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Education Seasonal Program Leader/Intern

  • INVASIVE SPECIES TECHNICIAN POSITION (open until filled)

  • Forestry Technician GS-462-05/ Forestry Technician GS-462-07 Stanilaus National Forest

    The Beautiful Stanislaus National Forest is looking for  two highly skilled individuals to join our team in the capacity of  GS-462-05 and  GS-462-07 Forestry technicians ( these are One year Temporary appointments). The duty locations are at Mi-Wok Ranger District in Mi-Wuk Village, CA and at Groveland Ranger District, in Groveland, CA. These positions are primarily associated with the recovery and reforestation efforts following the Rim Fire that occurred in 2013.

  • Biological Science Technician

    The Forest Watershed Science Unit (SRS-4353) of the USFS, Southern Research Station is recruiting one temporary Research Biological Science Technician.

  • Day Camp Educator (Seasonal)-Museum of the Grand Prairie (Mahoment, IL)

  • RESTORING RELATIONS YOUTH CORPS LEADER

  • Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor

  • Seasonal and Full Time opportunities with Forest Preserve District of DuPage County (Deadlines vary)

  • Biological Technicians

    EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is a leading national environmental consulting firm specializing in water resource issues, soil and groundwater remediation, strategic environmental engineering/management, and regulatory compliance solutions.  We currently have an excellent opportunity available in the Chicago, IL, area for several, full-time and seasonal biological technicians.  Full-time positions will begin from late February through late March.  Seasonal positions will begin in May and extend throughout the summer, possibly into the fall.  Some positions will involve a combination of field and lab work as well as travel throughout the Midwest; whereas, other positions will consist primarily of processing biological samples in the laboratory.

  • AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES (AIS) OUTREACH INTERNS

    Member will provide national service at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, a host site for the Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Program. Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting interns to learn about and participate on multiple projects including resource management and education at LMNRA. During the main boating season (April-September), the intern will educate the boating public about aquatic invasive species (AIS) and water safety, as well as gain skills and knowledge of natural and cultural resources in the LMNRA.

  • Professional Outdoor Instructor

  • Northwest Field Crew Member

  • Nature Day Camp Educator (Seasonal) (Homer, IL) Due 2/28

  • Temporary & Permanent Jobs with the Forest Service - Jan 7, 2016

  • I Can Camp! Youth Outdoors Crew

  • Seasonal Forester

  • Habitat Junior Project Assistant, NGRREC-Environmental Sustainability (Vandalia, IL)

  • BOTANIST/RANGE RESOURCE TECHNICIAN

  • Conservation Education Representative

  • CONSERVATION EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

    Conservation Education Manager in carrying out environmental education programming for the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board and Lime Creek Nature Center. Major duties include providing programs and field trips for a variety of audiences; creating and improving displays and bulletin boards in the Lime Creek Nature Center; and writing articles and press releases. Other special projects include one major project for the nature center, water quality monitoring, resource management activities, and professional workshop opportunities. Interns will receive valuable practical experience and continuing education during employment.

  • Aquatic Field Technician, Illinois Natural History Survey Prairie Research Institute (Havana, IL) Due 3/2/19

  • CAMP COUNSELOR (S) - NATURE CAMP, Chicago (Deadline April 10,2020)

  • Conservation Worker II

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

  • Forest Inventory and Analysis Seasonal Crew Leader

    Full-time seasonal positions are with the Colorado State Forest Service and will generally not exceed six months, with a possibility to extend to nine months. Expected range of employment will be from April 2016 thru the end of October 2016. Actual length of employment is dependent upon workload, weather, and other factors.

  • NORTHWEST FIELD CREW MEMBER

  • Seasonal Environmental Technician, Upper Sioux Community (Granite Falls, MN)

  • Fish Hatchery Aid (Two Positions Available), Mead Fish Hatchery, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism ( Meade, KS)

  • Seasonal Naturalist (Homer, IL) Due 2/28

  • Fall 2018 Ravine Internships (2), Lake County Stormwater Management Comission (Libertyville, IL) due 9/28

    Position: Fall 2018 Ravine Internships (2 positions available)

    Location: Libertyville, Illinois

    Salary: $13.50/hourJob

    Summary: Ravine Assessments in Lake County, Illinois

    Becoming an intern would allow you to become involved with Stormwater Management within local government, ranging from standard ravine assessments and data collection to data analysis. Your day will consist of working as a team outdoors in variable weather conditions under the guidance of SMC staff to collect data including slope and channel erosion, types, sizes, and locations of stormwater pipes and discharges, failing structures, etc using tablets and Collector for ArcGIS. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships employees, wetland and soil scientists, planners, GIS, and regulatory staff is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

  • EDUCATION SEASONAL PROGRAM LEADER/INTERN

    The District is currently seeking Seasonal Program Leaders for the 2016 summer season to lead summer environmental education programs, including day camps. Some evening and weekend work is required and scheduling flexibility is a must. Almost all programs are outdoors. Site orientation and training in safety, leadership skills and camp activities is included.

  • SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST CREW MEMBER/LEADER

    AmeriCorps Superior National Forest Crews (ages 18-25) receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice working on projects throughout Superior National Forest. Superior National Forest seasonal crews are part of the Superior National Forest’s “Faces of Tomorrow” initiative, an effort to improve the diversity of their future workforce. Leader and member positions involve physically challenging, team-oriented outdoor work on conservation projects such as invasive species management, fuels reduction, campsite maintenance, timber stand improvement, trail maintenance, tree planting, timber marking, and wildfire suppression/prescribed burning. The Crew Leader works directly with Crew Members to complete all forest improvement projects, monitoring member performance and safety and providing on-site education and training. --valuable job skills applicable to any career -- Earn an AmeriCorps education award for school expenses or to pay off qualified student loans -- Learn about current environmental issues and network with natural resource professionals -- Get field experience and gain natural resource management skills.

  • Day Camp Leader, Allerton Park & Retreat Center

  • Colorado State Forest Service Seasonal Positions

    Colorado State Forest Service is hiring for Seasonal Foresters (4 positions).

  • Vegetation Monitoring Interns, National Park Service (Gatlinburg, TN) due 3/1

    The National Park Services is seeking 5 Vegetation Monitoring Interns to work in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to work in the Inventory and Monitoring Branch in the Resource Management and Science Division from May 21 through November 1.

  • Forestry Technician, Bureau of Land Management (Cottonwood, ID or Pocatello, ID) Due 2/15

  • EDUCATION SEASONAL PROGRAM LEADER/INTERN

    The District is currently seeking Seasonal Program Leaders for the 2016 summer season to lead summer environmental education programs, including day camps. Some evening and weekend work is required and scheduling flexibility is a must. Almost all programs are outdoors. Site orientation and training in safety, leadership skills and camp activities is included

  • Invasive Species Intern-Seasonal, Part-time Michigan (Deadline April 13, 2020)

  • Conservation Worker III

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

  • EDUCATION & OUTREACH CORPSMEMBER

    The Education and Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) will provide communication, education and outreach assistance with the Monarch Joint Venture, of which the US Fish and Wildlife Service is a partner.

  • Assistant Education Coordinator, Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (due May 1)

  • PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR

    Bradford Woods, Indiana University’s Outdoor Center, is located in the American Heartland in South Central Indiana. We are surrounded by rolling hills, limestone bluffs, deciduous forests and miles of waterways. Indiana is central to great outdoor adventures with over 25 state parks, World-renowned climbing in nearby Red River Gorge, amazing backpacking in The Hoosier National Forest and miles of mountain bike trails.

  • Professional Outdoor Instructor

  • Day Camp Director, Allerton Park & Retreat Center (Monticello, IL)

  • COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS CORPSMEMBER

  • Northwest Field Crew Member

    Looking for an exciting way to spend your year? Apply for a field crew! AmeriCorps Northwest Minnesota Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) work outdoors and gain valuable field skills. Crew members receive on-the-job training in natural resource management, fire control and conservation methods, and then put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest. Typical projects include tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.

  • Outdoor Education Instructor

    Join a positive and enthusiastic team at YMCA Camp Kresge. Nestled in the Poconos right at the base of Mount Yeager, our property encompasses 1,100 beautiful forested acres including our very own 20 acre Beaver Lake. . Our Outdoor Education Mission for students is to create a connection with nature and have fun while learning. Outdoor Education Instructors will teach classes in a variety of topics including Lake Study, Animal Adaptations, Forest Ecology, Discovery Hike, Team Building, Climbing Tower, High Ropes Course, Archery and more.

  • RESTORING RELATIONS YOUTH CORPS LEADER

    The position seeks applicants who are members of Native American Tribes, or identify as American Indian/Native American. Crew leaders will lead, teach, mentor and learn in a way that supports American Indian culture and values. In this way, leaders will help youth participants make connections between service project goals and indigenous values. -- Gain leadership skills and valuable job skills applicable to any career -- Earn an AmeriCorps education award for school expenses or to pay off qualified student loans -- Learn about current environmental issues and network with natural resource professionals -- Get field experience and gain natural resource management skills.

  • I Can Paddle! YOUTH OUTDOOR CREW/LEADER

    Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) I Can! Programs introduce Minnesota families to a variety of outdoor activities including camping, fishing, paddling, and rock climbing. Youth Outdoors I Can Paddle! Crew Members serve as paddling instructors and guides for weekend canoe and kayak workshops. Instructors teach basic paddling technique and provide on-the-water guidance for first-time paddlers. Workshops take place on both lakes and rivers managed by the DNR. Instructors provide environmental education throughout the workshops as well, offering participants information about Minnesota’s natural resources.