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  • 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.

  • Post-Bachelor's Internship Project, U.S. EPA

    Internship available in the Office of Water in the Washington, D.C. office of the U.S. EPA, "Water Quality Standards Uses, Antidegradation and Variances Research Participation Program." Full description 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.

  • Field Research Specialist, Illinois State Water Survey

    The Illinois State Water Survey, a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, seeks applicants for an 80% time Field Research Specialist.  Applications are due August 20, 2015. Full description is available at https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=53795

  • MEECS Assistant Project Coordinator, Grand Valley State University

    The Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support program of Grand Valley State University, seeks applicants for a part-time Assistant Project Coordinator (www.gvsujobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=181232). Application deadline is August 21, 2015.

  • 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 www.ioniacd.org

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

  • Environmental Professional, Dynegy (Collinsville, IL)

    Dynegy seeks an Environmental Professional to acquire air permits, and implement programs and systems that ensure company power generating facilities comply with applicable federal and state air emission control requirements. http://jobview.monster.com/Environmental-Professional-Job-Collinsville-IL-US-155710967.aspx?mescoid=9901111000004&jobPosition=15

  • Restoration Project Manager, State of Indiana

    See job #119647 on I- Link @ https://i-link-illinois-csm.symplicity.com . Due September 11, 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

  • Job Vacancy with the Colorado State Forest Service

    The Colorado State Forest Service is hiring for four Forester (2 –year) positions located in Boulder, Golden, Gunnison (2 positions), and Gunnison.

  • Extension Program Specialist - Forestry

    The ISU Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management is currently seeking qualified applicants for an Extension Forestry Specialist II.

  • 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.

  • WQ Outreach and Citizen Monitoring Coordinator

    Utah State University’s Water Quality Extension program (www.extension.usu.edu/waterquality) is seeking a motivated, well-qualified individual to assist in coordinating our statewide water education and volunteer monitoring programs. This is a full year state AmeriCorps position through the Utah Conservation Corps with a focus on community education and volunteer mobilization. 

  • 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

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    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.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST/PROJECT MANAGER

    Skelly and Loy is seeking a full-time Environmental Scientist/Project Manager to join our Hunt Valley, Maryland team. The ideal candidate is highly motivated individual with natural resources and environmental planning expertise in the Mid-Atlantic region (Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia).

  • QUALIFIED BAT SURVEYOR/ENVIRONMENTAL 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.

  • JUNIOR WATER RESOURCES ENGINEER

    Skelly and Loy is seeking a full-time junior water resources engineer to join our Hunt Valley, Maryland team. The ideal candidate is experienced and knowledgeable in is ecosystem restoration, low impact development (LID), environmental site design (ESD), storm water management, erosion and sediment control, permitting and plan review, and construction oversight and inspection for both public and private clients within the Mid-Atlantic region.

  • SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

    Skelly and Loy is seeking a senior environmental scientist to join our Hunt Valley, Maryland team. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with natural resources and environmental planning expertise in the Mid-Atlantic region (Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia).

  • Forestry Assistance Program Forester

    The Alcona and Iosco Conservation Districts (CD) are seeking a Forestry Assistance Program Forester.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Bat Ecologist

    EnviroScience, Inc. (ES) is recognized as a leader in environmental consulting, ecological restoration, marine services, and biomonitoring in freshwater systems throughout the USA and Canada.  ES seeks to add a full time bat ecologist to our growing natural resources division at the Stow Ohio office. 

  • 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.

  • NATIVE FISH INVESTIGATIONS MANAGER

    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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Graduate Research Assistantship in Forest Soils and Applied Forest Ecology

    The University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources is seeking a M.Sc. graduate student to participate in a research project examining the effects of simulated emerald ash borer (EAB) mortality and mitigation strategies on soil carbon and nutrient cycling in black ash wetlands in the upper Midwest. EAB is a nonnative insect that has caused extensive mortality of ash species since its introduction to North America. The effect of EAB mortality in black ash wetlands is expected to cause dramatic changes in ecosystem functions because ash is a dominant component of the forest structure.

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

    The Saginaw Conservation District is a local subdivision of government/501 (c)3 not-for-profit hybrid organization. Our role in the community is to serve as the local lead organization in assisting private landowners with natural resources and agricultural related issues. The Saginaw Conservation District works in partnership with multiple federal, state, county, and other non-profit organizations to achieve these goals.

  • 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.

  • 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 providescience-based educational programs for learners of all ages to improve understanding of our planet’s ecosystems and how they are changing under humanpressures. The position involves teaching, developing, and coordinating all education and outreach activities at CCESR, which is near East Bethel, MN. Thisincludes 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 andconservation missions of CCESR.

  • Physical Science Technician

    The Northern Research Station is announcing an upcoming vacancy for a Physical Sciences Technician (GS-1311-7) position that will provide science and science support to the Center for Research on Ecosystem Change in the Northern Research Station.  The position is a permanent appointment with a full-time tour of duty, stationed in Grand Rapids, MN.

  • Wildlife Biologist III

    Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Franklin County, Kentucky.

    This is permanent, full-time position located at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Headquarters, 1 Sportsman’s Lane, Frankfort, Kentucky.

  • Wildlife Biologist 3 – Davidson County

    Under general supervision, is responsible for professional wildlife or fish management work of considerable difficulty; and performs related work as required.

  • RARE PLANT MONITORING & NATIVE SEED COLLECTION SEASONAL

    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.

  • WILDLIFE RESOURCE CENTER INTERN

    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.

  • Energy Program Coordinator

  • NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Program

    The NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Program is now recruiting candidates for the2016- 2018 fellowship program. This program was established in 1996 to provide on-the-job educationand training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and toprovide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs.

  • Outdoor Education Instructor

  • Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor

  • SUPERVISING FISH & WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST (Fisheries Research Project Leader):

    : Make a Difference in Oregon's Natural Resources! ODFW Mission: To protect and enhance Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations. • This position is with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Ocean Salmon/Columbia River Program (OSCRP) located in Clackamas (which is in the greater Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area).

  • COASTAL CONSERVATION PROJECT COORDINATOR:

    The Coastal Conservation Project Coordinator works in a program or preserve office and provides project management, research, administrative, and other general assistance to program staff working toward the achievement of protection, conservation or stewardship goals.

  • Naturalist Fellow

    Learn and present environmental and agricultural education programs to children and adults •Develop and implement fall, spring, and summer camps 

  • Program Specialist (Flood Recovery/Restoration)

    Provide assistance to the Coordinator in restoration planning and implementation tasks including: Using the Watershed Master Plan to evaluate priority projects in an efficient and compliant manner ensuring collaboration with all stakeholders. Research potential funding sources help develop a strategy to fund project implementation and long term maintenance and monitoring.

  • Director of Natural Resources

    The Forest Preserve District of Kane County ’s Natural Resources Department is accepting applications for one (1) Director of Natural Resources. Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and managing all functions and activities of the Natural Resources department, including land management, wildlife management, habitat restoration, and compliance with all federal, state and local laws.

  • 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.

  • Conservation Program Manager

    National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) has regionally placed several grant funded Land Conservation Specialists (LCS and Specialist) and a Conservation Program Manager to target and implement relevant conservation programs aimed at reducing sediment and nutrient loading, and improving wildlife habitat in the Illinois and Kaskaskia River Basins in a coordinated effort. Under supervision of the Conservation Program Manager” the Land Conservation Specialists work with EPA, NRCS, USFWS, and IDNR to actively target Best Management Practices (BMPs) or conservation practices on private lands, using sound data; hiring and training of LCS and other related staff; and on special projects as they arise with NGRREC℠ partners. As time allows the Manager will serve as a backup to perform certain duties assigned to those in LCS roles if it would become necessary.