blog posts Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey - Starved Rock State Park, Oglesby, Illinois Feb 2, 2023 10:30 am0 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 3 Field technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Oglesby, Illinois at Starved Rock State Park. Macroinvertebrate Technician (Hourly) (two positions for summer 2023), Illinois Natural History Survey (Macomb, IL; open until filled) Feb 1, 2023 1:15 pm0 views The Illinois River Biological Station is seeking two technicians to conduct applied research in aquaticecology and large river systems and process riverine samples for aquatic macroinvertebrates.throughout the state of Illinois. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb,Illinois. Student Worker (summer 2023), UIUC Crop Sciences, Weed Science Herbicide Evaluation Group (Urbana, IL) Feb 1, 2023 11:30 am0 views The Weed Science Herbicide Evaluation group islooking for student workers to help with greenhouseand field experiments for SUMMER 2023 Environmental Health Specialist I, IL Dept. of Public Health (West Chicago, IL; due March1)) Feb 1, 2023 11:15 am0 views The Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as an Environmental Health Specialist. Performs highly technical work within several multiphase environmental health programs in the regional office. Ecology Research Opportunity for Undergraduates, Arizona State University (Las Cruces, NM; due March 12) Jan 31, 2023 5:30 pm0 views The Sala Lab at Arizona State University is looking for motivated undergraduate students to participate in research activities in grassland ecosystem ecology, for 10 weeks, during the summer of 2023. Invasive Species Technician (Hourly) (summer 2023), Illinois Natural History Survey (Champaign, IL; open until filled)) Jan 31, 2023 4:00 pm3 views The Illinois Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program is seeking 4 qualified and self-motivated individuals to work as part of its field crops monitoring team. Successful candidates will travel throughout Illinois, conducting surveys aimed at detecting new pests in corn and soybeans. This position will be located in Champaign, Illinois. Pollution Prevention Outreach Assistant, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (remote; due Feb. 17) Jan 30, 2023 2:30 pm8 views Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) is seeking an hourly pollution prevention outreach assistant. Thisposition is fully remote, but candidates that are located in the Chicago area with the ability to travelwithin the Great Lakes region are preferred. Candidates from outside the Great Lakes region will beconsidered depending on the individual’s experience and skills. Traveling Outdoor Educators (March-June 2023), Nature's Classroom (Portsmouth, NH) Jan 30, 2023 2:15 pm0 views Do you enjoy teaching kids, exploring new places, and meeting other nature and scienceenthusiasts? Become a Nature on Wheels Instructor this spring and travel across New England providing outdoor learning experiences to elementary and middle school students. Vegetation & Butterfly Field Technicians (summer 2023), University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, MO; due Feb. 20) Jan 30, 2023 2:00 pm1 views Four (4) field technician positions are available for the summer 2023 field season to aid in researching tallgrass prairie butterfly habitats. This project is a joint effort between the University of Central Missouri and the Missouri Department of Conservation to better describe how vegetation and management influence Regal Fritillary butterfly population sizes. Biological Science Technician (Wildlife), USDA Wildlife Services (Zion, IL; due Feb. 3) Jan 27, 2023 1:15 pm9 views The incumbent serves as a Biological Science Technician within the Wildlife Services (WS) Program of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), responsible for developing and implementing a Wildlife Hazard Management Program to minimize wildlife hazards and enhance human safety. The incumbent coordinates project activities and performs assignments involving project management. The technician assists with other wildlife damage management projects and spends much of their time working independently and with other state/federal wildlife personnel. Aquatic/Fisheries Technician (Hourly): Illinois Natural History Survey (Deadline 03-03-23) Jan 26, 2023 9:30 am5 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking up to 8 technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Havana, Illinois. Green Corps seeks graduating seniors (apply by Feb. 15) Jan 25, 2023 2:00 pm9 views Green Corps, the Field School for Environmental Organizing, provides a paid training program in environmental organizing. They are accepting 20 candidates for the 2023-2024 program that begins in August. Zoom information sessions January 26 and February 6. Seasonal and full-time job opportunities in the Wisconsin DNR Office of Applied Science (due Feb. 2) Jan 25, 2023 11:15 am7 views The Fisheries Research program within the Office of Applied Science of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is excited to announce several job opportunities at the Northern Highland Fisheries Research Area in Boulder Junction and in Spooner. Natural Resource Officer I/Park Ranger, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (Marquette, KS; due Feb. 13) Jan 23, 2023 4:00 pm5 views As a member of the KDWP State Parks team, you’ll work together to ensure our citizens enjoy and appreciate the state’s diverse natural resources. Applicants do not have to be law enforcement certified to apply. Undergraduate Research Ambassador (spring 2023), UIUC Office of Undergraduate Research (due Feb. 6) Jan 20, 2023 11:45 am2 views The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is seeking highly motivated and personable undergraduate students who are eager to guide and support their peers through the Illinois undergraduate research experience. If you have previous experience in research, whether through coursework, assisting faculty, research staff, or graduate students, or conducting a project of your own, we invite you to apply to become an Illinois Undergraduate Research Ambassador. In this role, you will have the opportunity to help other students navigate their own research journeys. Natural Resources Coordinator (IPR#45575), Illinois Department Of Transportation (Springfield, IL; due Jan. 27) Jan 20, 2023 11:00 am20 views This position is accountable for reviewing proposed transportation improvements for potential impacts to protected natural reources including wetlands and endangered and threatened species. Field Technician (Seasonal), V3 Companies (Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area) Jan 20, 2023 10:30 am21 views V3 Companies is a multidisciplinary firm based in Woodridge, IL that provides professional engineering, construction, and science related services to clients in the Chicagoland region. We have multiple openings for Field Technicians (Seasonal) this spring and summer. It is a paid summer position and offers valuable field work experience for students interested in the biological sciences (biology, botany, ecology, forestry, zoology, aquatic ecology, etc.). Field and Laboratory Assistant (3 positions in summer 2023), Northwest Mosquito Abatement District (NWMAD) (Wheeling, IL) Jan 20, 2023 10:15 am10 views This job is an excellent opportunity for a student interested in biology, entomology or ecology to gain valuable skills in both field work and in the laboratory. Soil Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (Louisville, IL; due Jan. 30) Jan 18, 2023 4:30 pm3 views This position provides assistance in the development, planning, contracting and application of land conservation practices and programs consistent with NRCS policy and procedures. Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility) - Opt. E, Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due Jan. 26) Jan 18, 2023 4:30 pm5 views Target Title (after 6-12 months of training): Environmental Protection Specialist I Seasonal Aquatic Ecology Research Technician (Hourly): Yorkville, Illinois (Apply By: 03/01/2023) Jan 17, 2023 1:00 pm15 views Field technicians (2) are needed to conduct applied research in aquatic invasive species control, aquatic ecology, and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Yorkville, Illinois. Natural Areas Technician, Fulltime, Grand Prairie Friends (Charleston, IL; Due Feb 10) Jan 17, 2023 11:15 am16 views NATURAL AREAS TECHNICIAN The Natural Areas Technician position is a full-time position based at the Warbler Ridge Conservation Area in Charleston, Illinois under the direct supervision of the Natural Areas Manager. Field work will primarily take place at Warbler Ridge Conservation Area, with occasional travel to other Grand Prairie Friends sites. Position Dates: Full Time, Year Round Apply by: February 10, 2023 https://www.grandprairiefriends.org/job-listing Conservation Planner, Illinois Department of Agriculture (40 positions statewide) Jan 11, 2023 3:15 pm37 views Conservation planners provide environmental resource management advice, consult about landuse and protection, and engage with multiple stakeholders. Avian Ecology Field Technician (Hourly) (summer 2023), Illinois Natural History Survey (Champaign, IL; due Feb. 20) Jan 11, 2023 2:00 pm19 views Seeking 1-2 highly motivated field technicians for mid-May through mid-July, 40 hours per week Aquatic/Fisheries Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois River Biological Station Jan 11, 2023 9:45 am7 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 2 field technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Havana, Illinois. Macroinvertebrate Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey : Macomb, Illinois Jan 11, 2023 9:45 am9 views The Illinois River Biological Station is seeking two technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems and process riverine samples for aquatic macroinvertebrates. throughout the state of Illinois. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois. Summer 2023 Biological Science Technician (Plants), USDA Forest Service (Columbia, MO; apply Jan. 12-19) Jan 10, 2023 1:15 pm4 views These four positions will aid in collecting forestry data across several Forest Service, Northern Research Station projects but will primarily be focused on collecting data across three Experimental Forests (EF; Sinkin EF on the Mark Twain National Forest, Kaskaskia EF on the Shawnee National Forest, and the Paoli EF on the Hoosier National Forest). These positions are great first-entry temporary jobs for undergraduates or recent graduates. Travel is required. Summer 2023 Jobs at Seagull Canoe Outfitters (Grand Marais, MN) Jan 9, 2023 4:00 pm7 views Live, work, and play on the edge of the wilderness this summer. Grand Marais is the closest town nestled on the shore of Lake Superior. We are in the heart of some of the most beautiful country in MN with the Boundary Waters Lakes and nearby Lake Superior. We typically hire 10-12 staff members to assist with all aspects of our business. On-Site housing available. Program Support Assistant, Natural Resource Conservation Service (Amboy, IL; due Jan. 23) Jan 9, 2023 3:00 pm17 views This is an administrative and technical support position under the supervision of the District Conservationist, Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations, or other higher graded employees. 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. Environmental Science Specialist 1 or 2, Surface Water Inspector, State of Arizona (Phoenix, AZ; open until filled) Jan 6, 2023 2:00 pm2 views Learn about this and other job opportunities in the State of Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. Fisheries Technician, Hickey Bros. Research LLC (Yellowstone National Park, WY; due Jan. 27) Jan 4, 2023 4:15 pm10 views Hickey Bros Research, LLC is seeking to hire six to eight (6-8) seasonal fisheries technicians to join one of the largest aquatic invasive species suppression projects in the country. Come join our team in Yellowstone National Park as we battle nonnative lake trout in efforts to rehabilitate the last genetically pure population of Yellowstone cutthroat trout. Position Duration: May 15, 2023 - October 13, 2023 Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility) - Opt. E, Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due Jan. 10) Jan 4, 2023 4:15 pm16 views Target Title (after training): Environmental Protection Specialist I The Life Science Career Trainee positions are a terrific way to getting started in the Illinois EPA. This position pays $3,856.00 - $5,404.00 monthly. Stream Restoration Coordinator, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy Water Resources Division (Lansing, MI; due Jan. 13) Dec 20, 2022 10:15 am10 views Focus areas include best management practices for stream restoration projects, stream crossings, bankfull identification, and other special project types such as dam removals and managed drain channels. Environmental Educator, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (East Alton, IL; open until filled) Dec 20, 2022 10:00 am13 views Student Soil Scientist, John Deer Technology Innovation Center at Research Park (Champaign, IL) Dec 20, 2022 9:15 am16 views John Deere is currently looking for someone to fill a role as a student-soil scientist at the Research Park on campus. This is a great opportunity for current students! Herpetology Technicians (June 1-Sept. 15, 2023), Wyoming Game and Fish Department (Laramie, WY; due Jan. 20) Dec 15, 2022 4:15 pm10 views The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking to hire two herpetology technicians to work closely in teams of 2 to 4 people to survey reptiles and amphibians. Positions run from June 1, 2023 - Sept. 15, 2023, will be based out of Laramie and will assist with inventory and monitoring projects statewide. Education Program Coordinator I, McHenry County Conservation District (Ringwood, IL; due Jan. 6) Dec 15, 2022 4:15 pm8 views Share your passion for environmental and outdoor education with others through school field trips, public programming, and special events! Develop, promote, and implement educational programs for various audiences throughout the County at Conservation District sites and facilities. Future Leaders Program: (June 2023-May 2024) Education & Communication Fellow or Land Stewardship Fellow, The Aldo Leopold Foundation (Baraboo, WI; due Feb. 1) Dec 15, 2022 4:15 pm4 views The mission of the Aldo Leopold Foundation (ALF) is to foster the land ethic through the legacy of Aldo Leopold. Based in Baraboo, Wisconsin, we manage, interpret, and preserve the renowned Leopold Shack and Farm (a national Historic Landmark), which receives thousands of visitors each year. Our care of this special place continues the Leopold family tradition while demonstrating on-the-ground conservation relevance for the 21st Century. Offsite, too, we reach regional, domestic, and international audiences through a variety of education and land stewardship programs. We impart Leopold’s land ethic as described in A Sand County Almanac—the book for which Leopold is most widely known—actively engaging educators, citizens, natural resource professionals, and landowners to improve land health in their own communities. Caretaker (full time starting summer 2023), Camp Madron (Buchanan, MI) Dec 15, 2022 4:00 pm15 views Camp Madron is looking for a Caretaker for a woodland residential community. The caretaker will be a steward for our natural woodland retreat—who will maintain, preserve, and enhance our property and infrastructure and serve our residents. The caretaker will have experience in environmental or forest management, with large equipment (snow plows, tractors, chain saws, etc.), and possess handyman and some office skills. The position, beginning in the summer of 2023, is full-time and year-round. The caretaker will reside on-site in a home that we provide. Education and Outreach Manager, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (Elizabeth, IL) Dec 15, 2022 2:30 pm23 views JDCF is seeking an Education and Outreach Manager. This is a full-time, permanent position responsible for the development of educational programs and community engagement in Jo Daviess County, IL. This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with a part-time educator, volunteers, and board members. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with a passion for conservation, environmental education, and learning about the indigenous cultural influence of the upper Midwest Conservation Educator 1, Nevada Department of Wildlife (Las Vegas, NV) Dec 15, 2022 2:00 pm25 views This position coordinates and manages the Urban Wildlife Education Program in the agency’s Southern Region – specifically Clark, Lincoln, Nye, and Esmeralda counties. Student Trainee (General), St. Louis District, Operations, Readiness, and Regulatory Division; Mark Twain Lake Project Office (Monroe City, MO; due Jan. 20) Dec 13, 2022 3:45 pm4 views This intern position is designed to prepare a student trainee for employment after graduation as a Park Ranger or Natural Resources Specialist. Land Conservation Specialist (3 positions), The National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (NGRREC) (Greenville, Macomb, or Murphysboro IL) Dec 8, 2022 3:15 pm8 views The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) is seeking a Land Conservation Specialist to actively provide agricultural conservation assistance to USDA-NRCS in a multi-county region. The primary purposes of the position will be to provide conservation planning, outreach, and mid-contract management assistance to agricultural producers in order to leverage Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) opportunities to achieve wildlife and water quality goals. Partnership Watershed Coordinator, The National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (NGRREC) (Champaign, IL) Dec 7, 2022 11:45 am15 views Through an agreement between the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and The National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (NGRREC) a full-time areawide watershed planning expert will be supported to bolster and facilitate watershed planning efforts across the state of Illinois. The person in this position will act as a subject matter expert in conservation and environmental planning and will provide knowledge and education to Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) staff and other technical support partners such as NGRREC’s Land Conservation Specialists (LCS) on how they can incorporate areawide planning into their practice as conservation professionals. This may be done through a variety of means including conducting and leading workshops, initiation of meetings, and the facilitation of partner engagement and communications. The person in this position will be expected to lead or assist in plan formulation in close collaboration with NRCS and NGRREC LCS and associated conservation staff, and will also have knowledge of other conservation and environmental planning programs in order to enhance NRCS areawide conservation planning activities in a way that provides synergistic environmental outcomes. Biological Science Technician (Plants), National Park Service (Empire, MI; closes Dec. 12 or when 150 applications are received) Dec 7, 2022 11:45 am9 views These positions are located at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, in the Natural Resource Management Division. For information on the duties of the position, the area, or housing information contact: Kirk Acharya at 231-326-4752. The anticipated enter on duty date is April 23, 2023. Open to the first 150 applicants or until 12/12/2022 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration. Visiting Great Lakes Outreach Associate, University of Illinois Extension (Chicago, IL with remote option; due Jan. 3) Dec 6, 2022 11:00 am69 views Through learning partnerships that extend knowledge and change lives, the University of Illinois Extension provides educational programs aimed at making life better, healthier, safer, and more profitable for individuals and their communities. Illinois Extension has operated continuously for more than 100 years connecting the citizens of Illinois to their land-grant university by providing educational programming around the state. The University of Illinois Extension is based in the College of ACES and works with all colleges and units of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bat Survey Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey/PRI Dec 6, 2022 10:30 am67 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 2 field technicians to assist with the 2023 summer field sampling for the Illinois Bat Conservation Program (IBCP), mostly for acoustic surveys, but with opportunities to assist with mist netting as well. Postdoctoral Research Associate (Population, Climate, and Disease Modeling) - Illinois Natural History Survey Dec 6, 2022 9:30 am1 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to collaborate on a project developing predictive models of avian disease in the Laurentian Great Lakes. This position will be based out of Champaign, Illinois. Stewardship Coordinator, Forest Preserves of Winnebago County (Loves Park, IL; due Dec. 30) Dec 5, 2022 11:30 am9 views Under the general direction of the Director of Natural Resources, the Stewardship Coordinator will develop and administer all aspects of the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County’s volunteer program. The primary focus of this position will be leading the District’s community science program, which utilizes District trained volunteers to collect data on the flora and fauna of Winnebago County. Additionally, the Stewardship Coordinator will lead restoration workdays, oversee the trail steward and litter league programs, and assist the natural resource department staff with prescribed burning and other restoration tasks as workload allows. Surveying Aide, St Clair County Soil and Water Conservation District (Belleville, Illinois) Dec 2, 2022 1:00 pm12 views The St Clair County Soil and Water Conservation District is hiring two surveying aides. These are full-time, three-year positions subject to grant renewal. Aides will be based in the St Clair County SWCD office. A Bachelor’s Degree and/or an agricultural background is advisable, but training will be provided.