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CONSERVATION SPECIALIST, Minnesota (7/8/16)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 09:49 AM
 
CONSERVATION SPECIALIST: A Permanent, Full-time Position. Pay: $50,000-$75,000 DOQ. Dates: Start: July 2016.
Location: Washington Conservation District, Oakdale, Minnesota.
Qual: Bachelor degree in natural resources, soil science, botany, biology, ecology, ag engineering, or related field and three (3) years of experience as a professional in the environmental field. Documented BMP surveying, design and construction-oversight experience, including agricultural BMPs and landscape restoration. Applicant must be a highly motivated professional interested in developing a strong working relationship with landowners. Proven technical skills, successful project management experience, and attention to detail are critical. Knowledge of and experience with NRCS federal farm programs and BWSR grant and reporting procedures. Qualified applicants will be self-motivated, able to show a commitment to high quality work, and complete projects on schedule while dealing with diverse audiences. Excellent communication, writing, presentation, computer and GIS skills are needed. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: More than five years of professional experience. An advanced degree in a directly related field. Direct farming experience. Forestry knowledge and experience. Shoreline restoration experience. Water quality modelling. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves 50-60% outdoor work – outdoor work is more frequent during the growing season. Physical activities include walking on irregular terrain, frequent position changes, and lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds regularly (and more occasionally). Exposures include heat, wet, cold, insects, and other aspects of field work in Minnesota. Indoor work is typical for a modern, professional office. SELECTION TECHNIQUE: Finalists for the interview process will be determined after initial screening and assessment of relevant qualifications and experience. Applicant(s) selected for the interview process will be contacted directly by the District Manager. HOURS/DAYS: Normal business hours, Monday - Friday. May require evening and weekend meetings. Flex time and compressed work schedule available.
Duties: Washington Conservation District is accepting applications for a Conservation Senior Technician/Specialist to focus on conservation in rural Washington County. This position is responsible for providing technical expertise for agricultural and rural land, surface-water, and groundwater protection efforts. The person selected for this position must balance field work, interagency coordination, positive public interaction, and detailed documentation. 1. Promoting rural land and water conservation programs. 2. Prioritizing, designing, and overseeing installation of agricultural and rural BMPs. 3. Supporting shoreline BMP design and implementation. 4. Conducting educational presentations and providing landowner outreach. 5. Managing project budgets and reporting to state agencies. 6. Preparing grant applications, technical reports, management plans, and articles. 7. Other duties as assigned and in accordance with an annual workplan.
Appl: Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email.
Contact: Washington Conservation District, James Riggs, District Manager, 455 Hayward Ave N, Oakdale, MN 55128. Ph: 6513308220. Email: jriggs@mnwcd.org. Website: www.mnwcd.org.
Filing Date: 7/8/16.
 
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GUMBO LIMBO MANAGER, Florida (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Sunday, June 5, 2016, 12:14 AM
 
GUMBO LIMBO MANAGER: A Permanent, Full-time Position. Pay: $51,172 - $86,148 Annually / Depending on Qualifications. Dates: Start: Immediately.
Location: City of Boca Raton, Boca Raton, Florida.
Qual: Thorough knowledge and ability to assist with the administration and management of a public Nature Center; ability to develop environmental education programs and exhibits: understanding of local government; understanding of nonprofit organizations and public fund raising; thorough knowledge of developing and overseeing a significant division budget; thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with environmental center staff, volunteers, facility stakeholders, outside agencies, diverse groups, and individuals in developing and presenting programs; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to prepare accurate reports; ability to present public presentations, speeches, marketing programs, handling press releases and grant writing. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with major course work in Natural Science and/or Management and extensive experience in operating and leading a nature center/ museum, or similar facility, or other management experience in a public education / community center setting. Master's degree preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid State of Florida driver's license with no more than six (6) points in the past three (3) years.
Duties: Performs difficult professional and intermediate administrative work in supervising and coordinating the educational, recreational, conservation and environmental programs of the complex with all the entities that share the use of the property. Duties include oversight of the programs, operations, communications/public relations, volunteers and partnerships. This encompasses the Nature Center buildings, public exhibits, environmental programs, sea turtle program, and facilitation with the FAU laboratory facility, and Friends of Gumbo Limbo. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over all Gumbo Limbo personnel, volunteers, and Sea Turtle Conservation staff and contract staff. TYPICAL FUNCTIONS: Administers city policy and performs administrative activities related to offering public education programs through coordination/cooperation with the partnering entities of the Nature Center, including: Florida Atlantic University, The Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District, and Friends of Gumbo Limbo, under the supervision of Recreation Services Administration; Formulates and coordinates plans for future development of the centers' programs and continued full use of facilities with center stakeholders; Provides professional leadership and oversees Nature Center operations and programs, staff, and volunteers related to public programs and outreach; Prepares and administers budget; oversees purchases of equipment, materials, and supplies maintains property and center inventories; Coordinates with the FDEP, FWC, US Army Corps of Engineers or any regulatory bodies in the acquisition of permits necessary for operations; Oversees the development of interpretive programs, exhibits, the Sea Turtle conservation program, and the rehabilitation facility; Conducts public use/patron surveys; maintains working knowledge of scientific research related to the city's Sea Turtle Conservation Program, and Rehab program; Selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates full-time and part-time subordinates; Coordinates public outreach, communications, and development of public and private partnerships to further the mission of the Nature Center. RELATED TASKS: Oversees programs and the Turtle Conservation Program, including beach monitoring and the Rehabilitation facility; Coordinates agreements with Florida Atlantic University, Greater Boca Raton Beach Park District and other regulatory agencies of the State of Florida; Assists with supervision and training of volunteers; coordinates community public relations, volunteers and other interested groups and organizations; Responsible for maintenance and security of grounds and provisions of services; Acts as a liaison to non-profit staff and board of the Friends of Gumbo Limbo in coordination of fundraising activities within the operations and development of the center; Performs related tasks as required.
Appl: Apply online at www.myboca.us.
Contact: City of Boca Raton/Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 201 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, FL 33432.
Filing Date: Open.
 
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EDUCATOR, New Hampshire (6/17/16)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:43 AM
 
EDUCATOR: A Permanent, Full-time Position. Pay: commensurate with experience. Dates: Start: 8/1/2016.
Location: El Hefni Educational Foundation, Windham, New Hampshire.
Qual: Earned degree in Education or related field and eligibility for preliminary licensure in NH/MA.  Experience working with K-16 students and life-long learners.  Ability to design experiential lessons drawing on multiple disciplines including natural and physical science, history, language arts, and mathematics.  Effective communication, problem solving, written, and interpersonal skills.  Ability to safely manage groups on their trail experience.  Working knowledge of basic computer applications including Word and Excel.  Physical ability to lead more than one two-hour field class per day throughout all seasons and weather conditions.  Ability to perform trail maintenance and development.  Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and meet deadlines.  Ability to work both independently and as a team member.  Earned Master’s degree in Education or a related field.  Experience working with students of diverse backgrounds and learning abilities.  Bilingual (Spanish/English preferred).  Coursework or professional experience in Special Education.  A basic knowledge of natural sciences and New England ecology.  Experience in a collaborative teaching model.  Experience designing and delivering curriculum based on natural environments and outdoor education models / theory.  Ability to create positive learning experiences that foster a sense of stewardship for the natural world.
Duties: Organization Summary: The El-Hefni Educational Foundation was established in January of 2012 and oversees the Quarrybrook Outdoor Learning Center. Set within a rich natural habitat that provides an opportunity for both formal and informal learning, Quarrybrook is a locus of ideas, activity, enrichment, and education for teachers, students, and all our visitors. Our vision is the cultivation of a learning center known for its exceptional educational programming, student-centered approach, and teacher professional development offerings all grounded in an experiential, inquiry-based framework. The Educator works as part of the Education Team at Quarrybrook. Ensurate Additional responsibilities include designing and leading activities for community days, actively participating in K-16 professional development opportunities, and collaborating with K-14 instructors to design and deliver lessons. The Educator will be expected to teach more than one 2-hour field course per day, in any season or weather, while safely managing their student group on the trails and in the classroom space.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and unofficial transcripts.
Contact: Marcy Yeager, Executive Director, Quarrybrook Education Center, 39 Roulston, Rd, Windham, NH 03087. Email: marcy@quarrybrook.org.
Filing Date: 6/17/16.
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NATURE COUNSELOR (General), New Hampshire (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Monday, April 4, 2016, 05:41 PM
 
NATURE COUNSELOR (General): A Temporary, Full-time Position. Pay: $1750-$4000/summer depending on qualifications (room and board included). Dates: 12 June 2016 (but can be somewhat flexible) through 17 August 2016.
Location: Camp Pemigewassett, Wentworth, New Hampshire.
Qual: For this position, the candidate must have a broad background in natural history with a strong interest in at least one of these areas: ornithology, astronomy, fresh-water ecology, darkroom (film) photography. Interest in other aspects of natural history (such as entomology or geology or environmental sculpture, etc.) would be a plus (but not required) as would teaching experience in a school, in an environmental or outdoor education program, or at a camp, museum, or science center (but also not required). He or she must enjoy working with children aged 8-15. While we will consider all applicants, we hope to find a candidate who might be interested in establishing a longer term relationship with the camp. We have excellent facilities including reference collections of rocks and minerals, insects, and plants, field and laboratory equipment, a darkroom, microscopes, an 8 inch reflecting telescope, and a 1000 volume library, all housed in a large nature center. We are a private, residential camp for boys 8-15 located on a small lake in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Our 700 acre campus has a range of habitats from floating acid bog to hardwood and conifer forests. We are close to many other mountain, meadow, lake, and river localities. The majority of our campers are with us for our full 7 week season. We have a 91 year tradition of science-based nature education and the program is headed by a geologist with 47 years of camp experience. Our associate program head (also a geologist) has over 22 years of nature center/museum/environmental education experience.
Duties: The candidate would be in residence at camp for the entire period. He or she would teach during three instructional periods in the morning and lead activities (on a day to day basis) in the afternoon and early evenings. He or she would help with supervision of staff and campers in the Nature Lodge, would participate in planning weekly and daily activities. Male candidates might be asked to live in and supervise a cabin (i.e. be a cabin counselor) and female candidates might be asked to help supervise a cabin. The successful candidate will be expected to attend a 5 1/2 day pre-season nature instruction clinic that runs from 12-17 June 2016 along with general counselor pre-season training that runs from 18-24 June 2016.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references. Please mention which position you're applying for (entomology or "general")
Contact: Camp Pemigewassett, R. Laurence Davis, Director of Nature Programs and Teaching, PO Box 222, Wentworth, NH 03282. Ph: 203-932-7108, Email: rldavis@newhaven.edu, Website: www.camppemi.com.
Filing Date: Open.
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NATURE COUNSELOR (Insect Specialist), New Hampshire (Open)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Monday, April 4, 2016, 05:23 PM
 
NATURE COUNSELOR (Insect Specialist): A Temporary, Full-time Position. Pay: $1750-$4000/summer depending on qualifications (room and board included). Dates: 12 June 2016 (but can be somewhat flexible) through 17 August 2016.
Location: Camp Pemigewassett, Wentworth, New Hampshire.
Qual: For this position, the candidate must have a broad background in natural history with a strong interest in entomology. The candidate must also be 21 or older as of June 17, 2016 and possess a valid US or Canadian drivers license. Background and interest in one additional area, such as ornithology, astronomy, fresh-water ecology, darkroom (film) photography, or other aspect of natural history would be a plus (but not required) as would teaching experience in a school, in an environmental or outdoor education program, or at a camp, museum, or science center (but also not required). He or she must enjoy working with children aged 8-15. While we will consider all applicants, we hope to find a candidate who might be interested in establishing a longer term relationship with the camp. We have excellent facilities including reference collections of rocks and minerals, insects, and plants, field and laboratory equipment, a darkroom, microscopes, an 8 inch reflecting telescope, and a 1000 volume library, all housed in a large nature center. We are a private, residential camp for boys 8-15 located on a small lake in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Our 700 acre campus has a range of habitats from floating acid bog to hardwood and conifer forests. We are close to many other mountain, meadow, lake, and river localities. The majority of our campers are with us for our full 7 week season. We have a 91 year tradition of science-based nature education and the program is headed by a geologist with 47 years of camp experience. Our associate program head (also a geologist) has over 22 years of nature center/museum/environmental education experience.
Duties: The candidate would be in residence at camp for the entire period. He or she would teach during three instructional periods in the morning and lead activities (on a day to day basis) in the afternoon and early evenings. He or she would help with supervision of staff and campers in the Nature Lodge, would participate in planning weekly and daily activities. Male candidates might be asked to live in and supervise a cabin (i.e. be a cabin counselor) and female candidates might be asked to help supervise a cabin. The successful candidate will be expected to attend a 5 1/2 day pre-season nature instruction clinic that runs from 12-17 June 2016 along with general counselor pre-season training that runs from 18-24 June 2016.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references. Please mention which position you're applying for (entomology or "general")
Contact: Camp Pemigewassett, R. Laurence Davis, Director of Nature Programs and Teaching, PO Box 222, Wentworth, NH 03282. Ph: 203-932-7108, Email: rldavis@newhaven.edu, Website: www.camppemi.com.
Filing Date: Open.

 
 
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