blog posts Ecological Restoration Technician, Semper Fi Land Services (Yorkville, IL; due Sept. 30) Jun 23, 2022 2:15 pm3 views The restoration tech works with the crew chief to restore natural areas as part of ecosystem management. Work includes herbicide application for invasive species control, prescribed burn management, and removal of non-native brush. Visiting Scientific Specialist, Hydrology, Illinois State Water Survey (Champaign, IL; due July 6) Jun 23, 2022 11:45 am0 views ISWS is seeking to hire a Visiting Scientific Specialist, Hydrology to conduct research and gather information from water and wastewater related sources, evaluate research data quality, develop written summaries based on research, and develop scientific content for water/wastewater operator website. Field Technician position available for summer 2022 Jun 21, 2022 4:15 pm12 views The Human-Wildlife Interactions Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is recruiting one Field Technician to aid in a study of bats in the northern plains of Missouri until mid-August. Bunk housing and field vehicle will be provided. Field Research Specialist in Biogeochemistry, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (Urbana, IL; due July 4) Jun 21, 2022 2:30 pm2 views Seasonal Biology Technician (2 positions), Illinois River National Wildlife Refuge (Meredosia, IL; due June 27) Jun 21, 2022 2:15 pm5 views July-September, 2022 Refuge bunkhouse available at low monthly cost. Human Dimensions Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey/PRI Jun 20, 2022 10:30 am3 views INHS is seeking hourly assistants to assist with all aspects of Human Dimensions research including, but not limited to, mail surveys, telephone interviews, data entry and analysis. Senior Scientific Specialist or Assistant Research Scientist, Wetland Plant Ecology - Illinois Natural History Survey/PRI Jun 20, 2022 10:30 am3 views INHS is seeking a Senior Scientific Specialist or Assistant Research Scientist in Wetland Plant Ecology (level is dependent on qualifications) (up to three hires, depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to Administer research activities of the Survey by developing, planning, directing, and conducting basic and applied research with an emphasis on the coordination and participation in wetland determinations, assessments, and monitoring. The position will be based in Champaign, Illinois. Education & Outreach Coordinator, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever (North Dakota; due June 30) Jun 16, 2022 3:00 pm0 views Habitat Specialist - Crew, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever (Gray Summit, MO; due July 1) Jun 16, 2022 12:30 pm6 views Housing is provided at no cost to the crew lead and two crew members if they wish to make use of it. Illinois Natural History Survey Assistant, July 1 - December 30, 2022, (Champaign, IL; due June 24) Jun 9, 2022 4:45 pm8 views To assist with all aspects of Human Dimensions research including, but not limited to, mail surveys, telephone interviews, data entry and analysis. Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey Jun 3, 2022 8:45 am8 views INHS is seeking field technicians (2-4) to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois, focusing on the Mississippi River. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection and lab sample processing. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois. Park Supervisor, Allerton Park and Retreat Center, UIUC (Monticello, IL; due June 8) Jun 2, 2022 1:15 pm6 views Natural Areas Worker (Seasonal), Hegewisch Marsh Park, Chicago Park District (due June 12) Jun 1, 2022 3:00 pm10 views Restoration Technician and Restoration Team Leader, Pizzo & Associates (Leland, Lemont, & South Elgin, IL) Jun 1, 2022 1:45 pm3 views Pizzo & Associates, Ltd. has immediate openings for full-time & seasonal positions. Biological Scientist (2 positions), USDA Forest Service (McCall, ID or Missoula, MT; due June 17) May 26, 2022 2:30 pm7 views Start date in August 2022 or later. These positions serve as members of the Rocky Mountain Forest Inventory and Analysis Program, headquartered in Ogden, Utah, which conducts forest resource inventories throughout the interior west states including Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. Wildlife Field Technician (7 Positions Total), UIS (Springfield, IL; open until filled) May 26, 2022 2:15 pm15 views Illinois River Stewardship Technician (2 positions), The Nature Conservancy (Lewistown, IL; due June 17) May 25, 2022 10:30 am11 views The Illinois River Stewardship Technician assists in restoration, operations, maintenance and management of wetlands, prairie, woodlands, visitor-use amenities and other facilities on approximately 7,800 acres of nature preserves near Lewistown, IL. Program Support Assistant, Natural Resource Conservation Service (3 vacancies in IL; due June 3) May 23, 2022 9:45 am11 views The position is responsible for processing and maintenance of records related to NRCS conservation programs and the day to day business and offices processes of the NRCS. Good opportunity for recent graduates! Soil Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (24 vacancies in IL; due June 1) May 23, 2022 9:15 am11 views This position provides assistance in the development, planning, contracting and application of land conservation practices and programs consistent with NRCS policy and procedures. Great opportunity for recent graduates! Postdoctoral Research Associate - Illinois Natural History Survey/PRI May 19, 2022 9:00 am0 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to explore and quantitatively assess existing fish length and age data to evaluate various approaches to fish stock assessment and identify/pursue data gaps to characterize reach-specific population demographics of recreational and commercially important sport fishes in Illinois and Mississippi rivers (e.g., Pool 26 of the Mississippi River, La Grange reach of the Illinois River). The results of this evaluation will guide ongoing sampling strategies to obtain an unbiased representative sample for any given sportfish species within a navigation pool and will provide information required for development and evaluation of harvest regulations. This project will be guaranteed for at least 2 years with possible extension for three additional years. The position duties will require a balance of field sampling, laboratory science, data analysis, and writing. Conservation Fellow, Montana Conservation Corps May 17, 2022 2:30 pm2 views Term Dates: 6/6/22 – 10/14/22 Location: Varies based on host site placement Application Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis with priority given to those submitted before 5/22/2022 Fisheries Technician, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (Emporia, KS; due June 6) May 17, 2022 10:30 am2 views The Fisheries Technician will conduct field work related to removal, suppression, containment, and monitoring of invasive carp in the Missouri and Arkansas River basins according to the direction of the Invasive Carp Biologist and the Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator. Aquatic Technician, Aquatic Control (Canton, IL) May 13, 2022 4:00 pm10 views We are hiring a full-time entry- level Aquatic Technician that will be stationed at our Canton, Illinois office. Habitat Specialist, Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever (Climax, KS; due June 10) May 13, 2022 4:00 pm3 views This position is part of a partnership between Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and Pheasants Forever. The incumbent will conduct habitat management work on public wildlife management areas. Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey (Wichita, KS; due May 25) May 13, 2022 3:45 pm2 views This recent graduate position is open to individuals who've graduated from an accredited educational institute or program within the last 2 yrs (or 6 yrs for Veterans). Illinois Solar Jobs Fair May 18 at University of Illinois at Chicago May 13, 2022 10:30 am9 views Meet with solar companies to learn about opportunities being offered in Installation, customer service, engineering, finance, sales, project management, and more. Assistant Research Scientist, Large River Ecology - Illinois Natural History Survey/PRI May 12, 2022 9:45 am2 views INHS is seeking a Large River Ecologist who will serve as field crew leader/coordinator for Water Quality component of the LTRM, an element of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program (UMRR). This position is focused on monitoring the status and trends of selected water quality parameters of the La Grange Reach (80 miles) of the Illinois River. Additional research into other areas of study related to water quality and its effects on native biota will be encouraged. Funding for these efforts is made available through long-term agreements with US Army Corps of Engineers and The US Geological Survey. This position is located in Havana, Illinois. Project Ecologist / Field Technician, DJM Ecological Services, Inc. (Hamburg, IA) May 10, 2022 12:00 pm6 views We are looking for candidates to staff a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers levee reconstruction and re-vegetation project in Northwestern Missouri and Southwestern Iowa. Work will consist of installing erosion control practices on a federally funded levee reconstruction project. This is a seasonal position with new hires starting immediately and employment ending on or before September 2, 2022. Forestry Crew Member / Sawyer, Long Forestry Consultation (Jerseyville, IL) May 9, 2022 1:45 pm9 views Full time and summer positions Laboratory Associate I (Upward Mobility), Illinois Dept. of Agriculture (Springfield, IL; due May 19) May 9, 2022 11:00 am8 views A good opportunity for a graduating senior! Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility) Opt. E, Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due May 18) May 9, 2022 11:00 am4 views Targeted title (after training) - Environmental Protection Specialist I Req #14827 Fall 2022 Seasonal Positions and Trainee/Internships, Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory (Duluth, MN; open until filled) May 9, 2022 10:00 am6 views Seasonal positions include Bird Migration Counter and Owl Bander. Traineeship positions include Environmental Education, Bird Migration Count, and Bird Banding. Ecological Restoration - Technician, Cardinal State LLC (Chicago, IL; due June 1) May 6, 2022 1:45 pm19 views Cardinal State, LLC provides a full array of landscape construction, stream and shoreline restoration, ecological restoration, and green infrastructure services to clients in the private and public sectors throughout the greater Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin area. Seasonal Natural Resources Pre-professional - USRC Aquatic Assistant, Forest Preserve of DuPage County (Warrenville, IL) May 6, 2022 11:45 am17 views This position assists in monitoring aquatic ecosystems and propagating aquatic species. Zero Waste Coordinator, Facilities and Services at UIUC (Urbana-Champaign, IL; due May 27) May 6, 2022 11:30 am11 views Reduce waste sent to landfills from Urbana campus, via direct management of F&S Waste Management & Recycling (WMR) operations. Life Sciences Career Trainee Opt. E (Upward Mobility), Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due May 18) May 5, 2022 9:30 am5 views A second opportunity ideal for graduating seniors wishing to move up into an Environmental Protection Specialist role! Naturalist Position, Van Buren County (Keosauqua, IA) May 5, 2022 9:30 am2 views This is a combination position. You will get the opportunity to build and operate a naturalist program in Van Buren County, as well as get to work in the parks with various projects. Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility) - Opt. E, Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due May 16) May 5, 2022 9:15 am2 views Two positions available - an excellent opportunity for graduating seniors! Habitat Partnership Specialist, Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever (remote, Central Illinois location preferred; due May 13) May 3, 2022 3:15 pm15 views This position will provide a unique opportunity to join an effective team working with innovative approaches and partnerships to benefit the wildlife resources across the state of Illinois. This position will have the opportunity to work full-time, with benefits and flexible hours in a home office environment. With demonstrated skills and results, the position will have the opportunity to take on a wide array of responsibilities and duties. Soil Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (Carmi or Shelbyville, IL; due May 16) May 3, 2022 2:30 pm5 views The incumbent performs duties which assist the District Conservationist in developing and carrying out a coordinated natural resources conservation program tailored to customers' needs and meeting agency requirements. Providing technical assistance to local government bodies, tribal entities, state and Federal agencies, private landowners and the general public in the development, application, and maintenance of a coordinated natural resources conservation program. Natural Resources Specialist l-II-III - Wildlife Biologist, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Apr 29, 2022 2:00 pm6 views GIS Intern - 2 Paid Positions, Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (Dexter, MI; due May 6) Apr 29, 2022 1:00 pm16 views TERM: Start in early July 2022 for 12-month assignment Seasonal Urban Fisheries Creel Clerk, Forest Preserve District of Cook County (Orland Park, IL) and Illinois Natural History Survey (Sullivan, IL) Apr 28, 2022 12:45 pm11 views May 1 – October 31, 2022; 40 hours per week; start and end dates flexible (continuing students encouraged to apply) Environmental Educator (part-time), Lake County Forest Preserves (Libertyville, IL; open until filled) Apr 27, 2022 10:15 am20 views Multiple Internships, World Wildlife Fund (remote or flexible location) Apr 27, 2022 10:15 am27 views Plant Protection and Quarantine Technician, USDA-APHIS-PPQ (Champaign, IL; due May 2) Apr 25, 2022 4:15 pm13 views Spongy Moth Detection Program in Illinois - summer positions start late April to early May and end late August to early September. Dates are approximate depending upon weather conditions and insect development. Work will last approximately 13 weeks over a 16-week period. Survey Assistant (May 1 - Sept. 30), Illinois Natural History Survey (Champaign, IL; due April 29) Apr 25, 2022 4:15 pm11 views Job Description: To assist with all aspects of Human Dimensions research including, but not limited to, mail surveys, telephone interviews, data entry and analysis. Laboratory Assistants (Hourly) - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (Champaign, IL; open until filled) Apr 22, 2022 2:00 pm43 views Farm Bill Biologist I or II, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever (4 positions in Benton, Chillicothe, Jackson and Kahoka, MO; due May 13) Apr 20, 2022 10:15 am8 views Corn and Soybean Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey Apr 19, 2022 9:30 am17 views The Illinois Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program is seeking 2 qualified and self-motivated individuals to work as part of its field crops monitoring team. This position is located in Champaign, Illinois.