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  • Resource Conservationist, Vermilion County SWCD

    Vermilion County (IL) Soil and Water Conservation District seeks a Resource Conservationist.

  • Forester, Plains and Community Forestry, Colorado State University

    Colorado State University seeks an individual to serve as the primary local Colorado State Forestry representative.

  • Writer/Editor, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    NOAA is seeking to hire a Writer/Editor to work with the Great Lakes Lab in An Arbor, MI. Position closes August 5th. For complete details, see

  • Social Scientist Outreach Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, a state-wide program of research, outreach and education dedicated to the protection and wise use of Great Lakes and ocean resources, seeks a Social Science Outreach Specialist. Position requires a Master's Degree, Ph.D preferred. Position description here.

  • Restoration Supervisor, National Audubon Society (Chicago, IL) Due ASAP

    Audubon's Wings internship program seeks Restoration Supervisors in Chicago for full-time seasonal (September-March) work. Position description available here.

  • Science Writer/Editor, North Carolina State University Sea Grant Program

    The Sea Grant Program at North Carolina State University seeks a Public Communications Specialist to serve as a Science Writer/Editor. Application deadline is August 5th. Full information is available here.

  • Restoration Ecologist, McHenry County Conservation District

    McHenry County Conservation District seeks a Restoration Ecologist working out of the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Richmond, IL. Applications close 8/21/2015.

  • Wildlife Biologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service seeks a Wildlife Biologist in Bloomington, MN. The application deadline is August 28th, and the full description is available at

  • MAEAP Technician, Ionia Conservation District, Michigan

    The Ionia Conservation District, located in Ionia, Michigan is seeking a full-time Michigan Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Technician.  The MAEAP Technician is responsible for delivering on-farm technical assistance in Ionia and Barry County, Michigan.  This includes conducting farm-specific risk assessments; coordinating local, state, and federal agency resources to help farmers reduce environmental risks; and assisting farmers in making progress toward MAEAP verification.  The MAEAP Technician is also responsible for collaborating with Conservation District staff to promote MAEAP and educate diverse audiences on the importance of sustainable agriculture in the Ionia and Barry County region.

    Job Description located at

    Application Deadline: 4:00pm EST, Monday, August 24, 2015.  

  • Resource Operations Manager, Forest Preserves of Cook County

    The Cook County Forest Preserves are seeking a highly motivated individual to help lead the Resource Crews in their dailyoperations. Due 9/16/2015

  • National oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Management and Program Analyst

    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Sea Grant Office (NSGO), located in Silver Spring, MD.

  • Extension Agent I - III - Florida Sea Grant Marine

    University of Florida/IFAS Extension, Florida Sea Grant, and Hernando County seek to fill a 12-month, permanent status-accruing Sea Grant Marine Agent position. This position will be based in Hernando County.

  • Department of Natural Resources Citizen-based Monitoring Coordinator

    The Department of Natural Resources is dedicated to the preservation, protection, effective management and maintenance of Wisconsin's natural resources. The Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation is seeking to fill a Citizen-based Monitoring Coordinator located in our Central Office, Madison. In partnership with individuals and organizations, the DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air, and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor activities.

  • Contracting Officer US Forest Service

    This position is part of the R1 AQM Staff, and will be located in Bozeman, Montana.

  • Supervisory Forestry Technician

    The Grangeville Smoke Jumper Base is planning on filling a permanent  Smokejumper Foreman position at the GS-10/11 levels. The job is now posted in USA JOBS with this announcment number 16-FIRE-179048G-MAS. This position will be open to apply to from November 16, 2015 till closing.

  • Colorado State Forest Service Program Manager

    The Colorado State Forest Service is hiring for a Program Manager in the Forest Management Division.  

    Required Job Qualifications: 

    A degree in forestry, another natural resources program, or a related degree will be considered. Four years of combined field forestry and Forest Management program administration experience. Successful applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license or ability to acquire one upon employment.  

  • Forest ReLeaf of Missouri Community Forester


    Assist Forestry Programs Manager with daily operations at CommuniTree Gardens, a 6-acre community-assisted tree nursery located in Creve Coeur Park (St. Louis County).

  • Natural Resource Specialist 2 (Assistant District Wildlife Biologist)

    NATURAL RESOURCE SPECIALIST 2 (ASSISTANT DISTRICT WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST): A Permanent, Full-time Position. Job #ODFW15-0124.Pay: $3,450.00 - $5,028.00 Monthly, Dates:

    Location: Fish & Wildlife-West Region, Charleston, Oregon.

  • Principal Scientist


    Skelly and Loy is seeking a responsible, detail-oriented individual to serve as an Qualified Bat Surveyor / Environmental Scientist to focus on the performance of threatened and endangered bat habitat assessments, surveys, and regulatory agency coordination throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.


    Skelly and Loy is seeking an individual to serve as an Environmental Field Technician to work on a variety of projects involving multiple environmental subject areas. The individual shall have the desire to expand their capabilities and experience through on-the–job training, professional courses, and study programs. Overnight travel and some occasional evening/weekend work will be involved.

  • Forestry Jobs in America NewsLetter

  • Recruiting Wildlife Specialist for Wildlife Damage Management in Greater Chicago Area, IL

    The Illinois Wildlife Services program is recruiting a Wildlife Specialist (Biological Science Technician) for work in managing conflicts with wildlife. The position will be a full-time, term position for 13 months. The appointment may be extended if funding is available. The starting salary will range between $16.77/hour (GS-404-5/1) and $20.78/hour (GS-404-7/1), depending on qualifications. Eligible fringe benefits will be provided for this position. Eligible relocation costs for current Wildlife Services employees may be reimbursed. The starting date is negotiable, but would prefer the incumbent to start in mid-February or earlier if possible.

  • Interdisciplinary Soil Scientist/Hydrologist

    The Hoosier National Forest (Forest) is seeking interested individuals for an exciting career in land and resource management.  The position is a permanent full-time appointment.   The duty station is located at the Hoosier National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Bedford, Indiana

  • Great Lakes Commission position available: Communications Manager

    The Great Lakes Commission is looking for an experienced professional to lead its communications program. The Commission leads the development and advancement of policy and programs to achieve the collective interests of the ten states and provinces in the Great Lakes basin. On behalf of its member states and provinces, the Commission promotes the orderly, integrated, and comprehensive development, use, and conservation of the world’s largest body of fresh surface water. This position is responsible for developing and delivering communications services to support individual projects and the Commission’s overarching regional mission and mandate. The Communications Manager will have a lead role in developing and ensuring effective delivery of key messages, marketing and branding efforts directed at diverse audiences

  • Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist/Forester

    Work in a joint capacity with Quail Forever, Inc. (QF), Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and other partners to promote, accelerate enrollment, coordinate and implement the conservation provisions of the Federal Farm Bill with focus on Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

  • Data & Information Specialist

    Division of Illinois State Water SurveyPrairie Research InstituteUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Vermont Fish Culture Specialist I, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking applications for a Fish Culture Specialist I at its Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle Vermont.

  • Forestry Jobs in America NewsLetter


    Make a difference in Oregon’s Natural Resources. Located in Corvallis, lead a team of researchers to plan, direct, and coordinate a complex statewide research and monitoring project that provides new data on Oregon's native fish (excluding salmon and steelhead).

  • 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.


    Tennessee Extension Internship Program: ANR/CED Department of Animal Science, 10-week Summer Internship. The student will work at the Tennessee Beef Heifer Development Program facility in Lewisburg, Tennessee.

  • Summer Educator Intern

    Conduct wolf education and natural history programs for the public and groups. + Teach large and small groups, as well as answer wolf natural history questions from visitors. +Lead interpretive hikes and field trips. +Assist in program development for people of all ages.


    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.

  • Reservoir Watershed Forester

    The Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service,  is currently accepting applications for a Watershed Forester that will support forest management planning and landscape-scale planning/forest health assessment around three drinking water reservoirs through a MD/PA partnership, including The Nature Conservancy.

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

  • Project Coordinator – Saginaw Bay Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (SB-CISMA) in Saginaw, MI

    The Saginaw Bay Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area is a relatively young organization located in the Great Lakes region. It is a partnership of multiple organizations who combine their efforts in order to efficiently and effectively prevent and eliminate invasive species within the Saginaw Bay watershed.

  • Conservation Worker II

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

  • Conservation Worker III

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

  • 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.

  • Environmental and Forest Sciences – Assistant Professor (AA15067)

    The University of Washington’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) invites applications for a full-time (9-month; 100% FTE) tenure-track Assistant Professor (0116) position to begin Autumn 2016. This position, with a focus on Forest Ecosystem Science and Services, is part of a University of Washington/College of the Environment initiative to strengthen its teaching and research capability in the areas of forest ecosystems, renewable energy, and sustainable technologies.

  • Education and Outreach Coordinator

    The primary responsibility of this position is to fulfill the education and outreach mission of Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve (CCESR), which is to provide science-based educational programs for learners of all ages to improve understanding of our planet’s ecosystems and how they are changing under human pressures. The position involves teaching, developing, and coordinating all education and outreach activities at CCESR, which is near East Bethel, MN. This includes teaching K-12 students, facilitating faculty teaching of university students at CCESR, providing professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers, and creating and leading outreach programs both at CCESR and off-site. Other duties include recruiting and training part-time teaching staff and volunteers, developing and updating programming content, evaluating programming, promoting CCESR by increasing the number of individuals participating in programs, maintaining the CCESR site usage database, reporting progress toward program goals, and working with other CCESR staff to support the research and conservation missions of CCESR.

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter

  • Temporary & Permanent Jobs with the Forest Service - Jan 14, 2016

  • Forestry Jobs in America Newsletter


    The McHenry County Conservation District is currently seeking a seasonal to help in monitoring the status of rare plant species and in collecting and processing native seed from District sites.


    Assist in the care of the resident raptors, reptiles, feeder colonies, as well as any rehabilitating wildlife species of conservation concern. Assist with the captive rearing of turtles and snakes. Contribute to environmental education programs and the development of program materials. Assist with cage maintenance and repair. Respond to wildlife related inquiries from the general public.


    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.


    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.


    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.