blog postsRestoration Technician - Seasonal, The Wetlands Initiative (Wilmington, IL; due June 4)May 6, 2021 9:30 am6 views Arboretum Internship Opportunity (summer 2021), UIUC campus (due April 29)Apr 16, 2021 5:15 pm57 views Seasonal Restoration Technician, Tallgrass Restoration, LLC (Schaumburg, IL)Apr 6, 2021 10:15 am29 views Restoration Specialist, The Wetlands Initiative (Hennepin, IL; due April 11)Mar 25, 2021 5:45 pm69 views Restoration Technician, The Wetlands Initiative (Wilmington, IL)Feb 15, 2021 4:30 pm46 views Restoration Associate, The Nature Conservancy (Tecumseh, MI; due 1/10)Dec 22, 2020 2:00 pm34 views Ecological Restoration Crew Member, The Nature Conservancy in Ohio (Rock Creek, OH; due June 23)Jun 15, 2020 2:00 pm22 views Forestry/Habitat Restoration Technician, Copperhead Environmental Consulting (Paint Lick, KY; due June 30)Jun 11, 2020 3:45 pm8 views Restoration Technician, The Wetlands Initiative (Wilmington, IL; due June 17)Jun 5, 2020 2:00 pm28 views Restoration Technician, Integrated Lakes Management (West Chicago, Spring Grove, and Waukegan, IL)May 5, 2020 8:00 am38 views Restoration Specialist, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (Stockton, IL; due 5/8)Apr 27, 2020 10:30 am8 views Multiple Internship Opportunities, Audubon Great LakesMar 27, 2020 10:45 am45 views Osprey Research Assistant - University of Illinois at Springfield: Springfield, IL (open until filled)Mar 5, 2020 3:00 pm31 views Allerton Horticulture Internship - Allerton Park in Monticello, ILFeb 11, 2020 4:15 pm18 views Half-Term Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Member - (3 locations throughout California) Due 2/14Feb 11, 2020 3:00 pm17 views Three positions, Savanna Institute (varies) due July 1stMay 21, 2019 10:15 am21 views The Savanna Institute, based in Madison, WI and Urbana, IL, works with farmers, scientists, and other stakeholders to develop perennial food and fodder crops within multifunctional systems grounded in ecology and inspired by the savanna biome. Current open positions: Associate Director (Madison, WI or nearby) Tree Crop Development Lead (Work-from-home, flexible location within Midwest. Occasional reimbursed travel.) Communication Specialist (Work-from-home, flexible location within Midwest. Occasional reimbursed travel.) Restoration Specialist, The Wetlands Initiative (Hennepin, IL) Due 5/10May 8, 2019 1:15 pm44 views Great Lakes Stream Restoration Specialist, Trout Unlimited (northeast WI or northern MI) due 5/3May 1, 2019 1:30 pm27 views TROUT UNLIMITED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT TITLE: Great Lakes Stream Restoration Specialist DEPARTMENT: Eastern Conservation REPORTS TO: Great Lakes Habitat Program Manager POSITION TYPE/HOURS: full time/40 hours ABOUT TROUT UNLIMITED Trout Unlimited is a national organization with 300,000 members and supporters organized into over 400 chapters and councils nationwide. These dedicated grassroots volunteers are matched by a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts, and scientists, who work out of more than 45 offices across the country. Our mission is to conserve, protect, and restore North America's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds. POSITION SUMMARY The Great Lakes Stream Restoration Specialist will report directly to the Great Lakes Habitat Program Manager and will be responsible for survey and design of aquatic habitat restoration projects. Project duties also require permitting assistance and construction oversight. Projects will occur on and adjacent to National Forest Systems lands and will provide multiple benefits including flood resiliency, improvement of aquatic habitat and water quality, and protection of aquatic health and biodiversity. The position will be based in northeast Wisconsin or northern Michigan. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct stream geomorphic surveys (dimension, pattern, profile, substrate), and stream habitat assessments, as well as aquatic passage assessments. Perform channel and topographic surveys using survey equipment to aid in restoration design. Develop hydrologic and hydraulic models for basis of design. Develop basemaps and design plans in AutoCAD or similar design software. Prepare design plans, cost estimates, and specifications for aquatic habitat restoration projects. Assist with permitting and collection of pre-and post-construction data for monitoring of projects. Provide construction oversight for project implementation. Implement multiple restoration projects simultaneously on and adjacent to Great Lakes National Forests. Assist in grant writing and reporting. This position is a non-supervisory position. This is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Click on the article title for the full description.Restoration Crew Member, The Nature Conservancy (Calumet region) due 3/8Mar 5, 2019 3:15 pm6 views The Grand Calumet River Restoration Crew Member participates in restoration efforts as a member of a Grand Calumet River Restoration Action Team. They will assist in maintaining preserve areas and riverinemarshes. Work may include controlling exotic invasive species, maintaining tools and equipment, monitoring wildlife, conducting preserve maintenance, learning how to identify native and non‐nativespecies, and preparing sites for prescribed burns. Application deadline extended to March 8th.Summer 2019 Temporary Employment Opportunities Chequamegon Nicolet National ForestSep 5, 2018 12:15 pm55 views The National Forests of the Eastern Region are seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple temporary, full-time positions for the 2019 summer season. To apply for any of these positions, visit www.USAJobs.gov. Vacancy announcements will be posted to USAJobs on September 24, 2018, and will remain open through October 9, 2018. Start date, length of season, and number of positions hired will depend upon budget and individual unit needs. Seasonal housing may be available in someCareer Talk This Friday at 6:00 pm at University YMCAFeb 20, 2018 12:15 pm40 views Attend to learn about career paths in prairie and wetland restoration.Restoration Summer Internship, Hampton, Lenzini, and Renwick, Inc. (Elgin, IL)Jan 21, 2018 8:00 am30 views HLR is looking for energetic individuals with an ecology background to work in our Environmental Department for the summer. Work includes learning native plant identification, herbicide application, and mechanical control of wetlands, prairies, lakes.Restoration Summer Internship, HLR (Elgin, IL)Jan 8, 2018 11:15 am31 views Program Manager for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Rock Island, IL) Due 12/18Dec 7, 2017 9:30 am14 views Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) Opportunity Argonne National Laboratory (Due 1/12)Dec 6, 2017 4:45 pm156 views River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area Project Coordinator, The Shawnee Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc. (Marion, IL) Due 8/28/17Aug 8, 2017 10:15 am82 views Summer Restoration Technician, Native Restoration Services (Lake Bluff, IL)May 10, 2017 10:30 am125 views Junior Research Specialist, UC Davis (Davis, CA) due 4/7Mar 31, 2017 10:45 am15 views The Williams lab at University of California Davis seeks a full time junior research specialist to work on pollinator habitat restoration in agricultural landscapes.Restoration Ecology Summer Intern (multiple), Lake Forest Open Lands Association (Lake Forest, IL)Feb 14, 2017 4:30 pm118 views While the description doesn't specify, other sources indicate that there is a salary of up to $2,310 for these positions.Ecological Restoration Interns (2), Village of Glenview (Glenview, IL) due 4/7Feb 14, 2017 3:45 pm159 views The Village of Glenview is seeking two temporary summer ecological restoration interns. The Village of Glenview's internship program is geared toward college students seeking to supplement their academic training, and expand their professional knowledge and skills in the ecological restoration and management field, and will provide students with real-world experience.Pizzo & Associates hiring multiple summer and non-seasonal positions (Romeoville, South Barrington, and Leland, IL)Feb 2, 2017 8:30 am74 views Interviews are being held at the chicago Mariott in Naperville on February 11th and 18th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.Restoration Technician, Tallgrass Restoration (Schaumburg, IL)Jan 30, 2017 10:30 pm24 views Seasonal Ecological Restoration Technician, Chicago Botanic Garden (Glencoe, IL) due 3/15Jan 30, 2017 10:30 pm55 views Restoration Summer Interns, Hampton, Lenzini, and Renwick, Inc. (Elgin, IL)Jan 28, 2017 12:15 am44 views Permanent Seasonal Restoration Crew Leader, HLR Engineering (Elgin, IL)Nov 23, 2016 2:45 pm22 views HLR is currently seeking a Permanent Seasonal Restoration Crew Leader to join our Environmental Department. This highly motivated individual will work on a variety of sites (prairies, woodlands, wetlands, and/or lakes) and be knowledgable in native plants, invasive species, and herbicides. The position would be based out of our Elgin, Illinois office. Full description at http://www.hlrengineering.com/careers/permanent-seasonal-restoration-crew-leader/. Restoration Summer Internship, HLR Engineering (Elgin, IL)Nov 23, 2016 2:00 pm47 views HLR is looking for energetic individuals with an ecology background to work in our Environmental Department for the summer. Work includes learning native plant identification, herbicide application, and mechanical control of wetlands, prairies, lakes. Interns must be able to work at least 3 months (May-August), start and end dates are flexible with university schedules. Position would be based out of our Elgin, Illinois office. Full description at http://www.hlrengineering.com/careers/restoration-summer-intern/.Conservation Biologist/Wildlife Tech AdvFeb 11, 2016 1:30 pm49 views Natural Areas Steward:Plan, schedule, and work independently on all aspects of on-going field projects related to property management and stewardship of state managed lands. These projects include, but are not limited to vegetation surveys, natural community restoration, habitat assessments and inventories for rare and listed flora and fauna, trails and infrastructure inventories, fencing, and boundary marking. This position requires an ability to travel throughout assigned work area and work irregular hours, evenings, and occasional week-ends. A willingness to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions is required.Five Restoration Technician Postions, The Nature Conservancy (Franklin Grove, IL) due 2/2Jan 11, 2016 1:15 pm45 views These are entry-level positions with a high profile employer. The competition will be stiff for these jobs (with 100+applications per job in some years), so be sure to spend time perfecting your materials and include a carefully crafted cover letter.Interdisciplinary Soil Scientist/HydrologistDec 22, 2015 11:30 am21 views 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, IndianaTrail and Restoration Crew MemberSep 9, 2015 3:45 pm19 views Restoration Project Manager, State of IndianaAug 26, 2015 9:45 pm11 views See job #119647 on I- Link @ https://i-link-illinois-csm.symplicity.com . Due September 11, 2015.Restoration Ecologist, McHenry County Conservation DistrictAug 7, 2015 11:00 am62 views McHenry County Conservation District seeks a Restoration Ecologist working out of the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Richmond, IL. Applications close 8/21/2015.Restoration Supervisor, National Audubon Society (Chicago, IL) Due ASAPJul 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.