blog posts Restoration Supervisor, National Audubon Society (Chicago, IL) Due ASAP Jul 31, 2015 9:30 pm50 views Audubon's Wings internship program seeks Restoration Supervisors in Chicago for full-time seasonal (September-March) work. Position description available here. Canada Goose Research Technician Nov 9, 2015 11:45 am37 views The Department of Zoology and Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory at Southern Illinois University invites applications for field technicians to assist on a project studying winter ecology of urban Canada geese in the Greater Chicago Metropolitan area Wetland Quantity and Quality for Waterbirds in Illinois – Field Technicians Nov 9, 2015 1:15 pm45 views Technicians are needed for a project which examines quantity and quality of wetlands available to waterbirds throughout Illinois. Colorado State Forest Service Seasonal Positions Nov 12, 2015 3:15 pm13 views Colorado State Forest Service is hiring for Seasonal Foresters (4 positions). Outdoor Education Instructor Jan 7, 2016 9:45 am4 views 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. AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES (AIS) OUTREACH INTERNS Jan 7, 2016 11:00 am23 views 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. SUMMER INTERNSHIP Jan 7, 2016 11:00 am56 views 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. PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR Jan 7, 2016 11:45 am9 views 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. Temporary & Permanent Jobs with the Forest Service - Jan 7, 2016 Jan 7, 2016 1:15 pm21 views Conservation Worker II Jan 7, 2016 3:45 pm15 views Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP). Conservation Worker III Jan 7, 2016 3:45 pm11 views Conservation Worker III needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP). Biological Technicians Jan 7, 2016 4:00 pm24 views 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. RARE PLANT MONITORING & NATIVE SEED COLLECTION SEASONAL Jan 25, 2016 2:30 pm47 views 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 Jan 25, 2016 2:45 pm114 views 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. EDUCATION SEASONAL PROGRAM LEADER/INTERN Jan 25, 2016 2:45 pm12 views 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. CONSERVATION EDUCATION INTERNSHIP Jan 25, 2016 3:00 pm18 views 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. RESTORING RELATIONS YOUTH CORPS LEADER Jan 25, 2016 3:15 pm4 views 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 Jan 25, 2016 3:45 pm4 views 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. SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST CREW MEMBER/LEADER Jan 25, 2016 3:45 pm13 views 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. Northwest Field Crew Member Jan 26, 2016 9:15 am23 views Professional Outdoor Instructor Jan 26, 2016 10:00 am9 views Education Seasonal Program Leader/Intern Jan 26, 2016 10:30 am30 views Professional Outdoor Instructor Jan 26, 2016 10:45 am23 views Biological Science Technician Jan 26, 2016 4:45 pm26 views The Forest Watershed Science Unit (SRS-4353) of the USFS, Southern Research Station is recruiting one temporary Research Biological Science Technician. Temporary & Permanent Jobs with the Forest Service - Jan 29, 2016 Jan 28, 2016 4:15 pm43 views Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor Feb 2, 2016 9:00 am25 views 2016 Seasonal Jobs CCFPD Education Department Feb 2, 2016 2:15 pm36 views Aquatic Field Technician Feb 3, 2016 10:45 am33 views Field technicians are needed to conduct applied research in the area of aquatic ecology and large riversystems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection ofstandardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. Naturalist Fellow Feb 8, 2016 10:45 am35 views Learn and present environmental and agricultural education programs to children and adults •Develop and implement fall, spring, and summer camps Forest Inventory and Analysis Seasonal Crew Leader Feb 10, 2016 9:30 am15 views 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. Seasonal Position-Avian and Insect Technician Feb 10, 2016 9:30 am34 views land & Shallow Lake Monitoring Seasonal Opportunity 2016 Feb 11, 2016 2:00 pm40 views The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Watershed Monitoring and Assessment Section is seeking three summer wetland monitoring assistants. The assistant will work with wetland monitoring biologists to identify, measure, collect, and record various types of biological, chemical and physical data from wetlands and shallow lakes located in Iowa. The objectives of this project are to assess the ecological condition of these systems related to statewide and federal initiatives to understand and improve water quality. Work will be performed primarily from late May to late August, with potentially flexible start / finish dates. Village of Oak Park Summer 2016 Seasonal Student Employment Feb 17, 2016 3:15 pm105 views The Village of Oak Park, Illinois is a thriving, transit-oriented community of about 52,000 people located immediately west of the City of Chicago and known for its great neighborhoods, architectural heritage and innovative public policy initiatives. Within its 4.5 square miles live one of the region's most diverse mixes of cultures, races, ethnicities, professions, lifestyles, religions, ages and incomes.Oak Park operates under the village manager form of government. An elected legislative board consisting of a president and six trustees set policy and a professional manager oversees the day-to-day administration of government. Village services and programs are delivered by about 370 employees. Wildlife Ecologist Seasonal Worker Feb 19, 2016 10:00 am60 views Conservation Apprentice Feb 19, 2016 10:15 am52 views I Can Camp! Youth Outdoors Crew Feb 19, 2016 10:30 am21 views Rare Plant Monitoring and Native Seed Collection Seasonal Feb 19, 2016 10:30 am49 views WILDLIFE RESOURCE CENTER INTERN Feb 19, 2016 10:30 am66 views Temporary Wildlife Assistant Feb 19, 2016 4:30 pm37 views These 4 positions will focus on waterfowl trapping and banding throughout the southern Lower Peninsula of Michigan and will work under the supervision of the Wildlife Division Bird Banding Program Coordinator. We are looking for individuals that have the ability to work independent of supervision as part of a small team, who will work aggressively to meet banding goals and solve problems, and who can carefully collect and maintain large amounts of data. Environmental Education and Facilitation Mar 4, 2016 3:00 pm33 views Naturalist Fellow Mar 4, 2016 3:30 pm49 views Education Seasonal Program Leader/Intern Mar 4, 2016 4:15 pm36 views Outdoor Education Instructor Mar 4, 2016 4:15 pm58 views Northwest Field Crew Member Mar 4, 2016 4:30 pm5 views 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. Temporary & Permanent Jobs with the Forest Service - March 4, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 10:15 am48 views Songbird Research Technician Mar 15, 2016 8:00 am44 views Come study songbird behavioral ecology in the shrublands of northern Illinois as part of a Ph.D research project from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I am looking for one (1) motivated, organized and detail-oriented field technicians with a strong work ethic to help assist with a playback experiment investigating social information use for habitat selection by Yellow Warblers. Field technicians will assist with nest-searching, banding, spot-mapping and making behavioral observations of Yellow Warblers. Field technicians will also help with basic maintenance of playback equipment. Waterfowl Banding Technician – Temporary, Seasonal Mar 15, 2016 8:45 am113 views 2016 FIA Forestry Technician Seasonal Position Announcement Mar 15, 2016 1:45 pm39 views WILDLIFE RESOURCE CENTER INTERN Mar 18, 2016 10:30 am51 views FACULTY RESEARCH ASSISTANT Mar 21, 2016 10:15 am4 views The purpose of this position is to collect field information on status and trends of vegetation on BLM lands across southeastern Oregon, to manage a 5 year rangelands inventory effort, and to provide assistance to the INR-Portland Director on managing the overall ecology program at INR. The Research Assistant (Ecologist) will work with the INR-Portland Director to assure the BLM inventory program is successful, and that vegetation plot and training data are integrated initially across southeastern Oregon, and eventually across the state.