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WETLAND & NATURAL RESOURCE SPECIALIST, Minnesota (7/29/16)
by Sarah @ The Job Seeker - Thursday, July 7, 2016, 12:03 AM
 
WETLAND & NATURAL RESOURCE SPECIALIST: A Permanent, Full-time Position. Pay: 50,000-79,000 Annually DOQ. Dates: Start: August 2016.
Location: Washington Conservation District, Oakdale, Minnesota.
Qual: Washington Conservation District (WCD) is accepting applications for a Wetland/Natural Resource Specialist. This is an advanced position that is responsible for providing technical expertise and support for wetland-related programs and other natural resource management efforts. The person selected for this position must balance field work, interagency coordination, positive public interaction, and detailed documentation to successfully support implementation of the Wetland Conservation Act (WCA) and other programs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree in hydrology, soil science, botany, biology, ecology, or related field. Three (3) years of experience as a wetlands professional including delineating wetlands, preparing wetland reports, conducting function assessments, and developing and implementing mitigation plans. Documented WCA implementation experience, including WCA administration. Must be a Certified Wetland Delineator or be certified within one year. Self-motivated, successful project management, effective communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle stressful situations are critical. Good computer skills are needed. Good driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: An advanced degree in a directly related field. Knowledge and background in urban and/or agricultural BMPs. Experience with natural resource management, groundwater management, GIS, runoff modeling, erosion controls, site planning, and/or local ordinances. Successful grant writing experience.
Duties: 1. Reviewing wetland permit applications, conducting wetland delineations, confirming wetland boundaries, and evaluating wetland functions and values. Serving as member of the WCA Technical Evaluation Panel (TEP) and providing WCA administration. At least 50% of the position is wetland-related. 2. Providing landowner technical assistance for BMPs, invasive species management, and conservation practices. 3. Preparing grant applications, written reports, management plans, and newsletter articles. 4. Conducting educational presentations, attending workshops, and providing landowner outreach. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves 50% 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.
Appl: Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 references.
Contact: Jay Riggs, District Manager, Washington Conservation District, 455 Hayward Avenue North, Oakdale, MN 55128. Ph: 651-330-8220, Email: jriggs@mnwcd.org, Website: www.mnwcd.org.
Filing Date: 7/29/16.
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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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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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