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National Conservation Crew Leader

Organization: The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Location: National and State parks, forests, and preserves across the U.S.
Type of opportunity: Full Time
Contact: Leaders@thesca.org
Duties:
-Follow all SCA policies & procedures as required for the position
-Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project
-Complete pre-program duties on and off program site
-Manage relationship with agency partner
-Facilitate crew operations: food planning/purchasing, tools & equipment, work schedule
-Manage all medical and first aid aspects
-Communicate with full time SCA field staff as required
-Supervise crew members on full time basis 24hr/day, 7 days/week for program length
-Train & supervise Crew Members in safe and proper tool use
-Organize and lead recreational and educational outings for the crew
-Complete required post-program reporting and documentation
Desired qualifications:
-Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
-Must be authorized to work in the US
-Must possess current required Wilderness First Aid certification (WFR preferred) & CPR by the start date of the orientation training.
-Documented experience working with youth or young adults (ages 14-18)
-Experience as a teacher or leader in an informal or formal educational environment
- Experience with outdoor living skills. Can include: camping (two weeks or more), hiking, safety awareness, leave no trace, camping, basic map/compass
- Experience with conservation work skills or related skills, i.e., trail maintenance, trail construction, chainsaw. May also include experience with carpentry, landscaping, gardening, etc.
-Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more and hike 5 or more miles
-Excellent communication skills needed
-Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required
-Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
Start and end dates: June – August 2015
Salary/pay:  
-$490/ week starting salary.
-Travel to/from site, group gear and food included
Link to more information: View the flyer.
How to apply: Click here for the full position description and application instruction.

Temporary Seasonal Firefighters

Organization: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Area
Location: San Juan National Forest, Columbine Ranger District, Bayfield, Colorado
Type of opportunity: Temporary (6 months, 1039 hours).
Contact: Elizabeth Haydon, ehaydon@fs.fed.us
Start and end dates: The start dates for these positions are usually beginning of April and end approximately in mid October or sooner.
Link to more information: View the flyer.
How to apply: All temporary hiring will occur on-line through USAJOBS.Please select BAYFIELD, CO as your duty station when applying.
Application deadline: Job announcements will be open from 1/6/-1/12/2015, but may close at any time so please apply ASAP.

Environmental Engineer

Organization: Trihydro
Location: Laramie, WY
Type of opportunity: Full time
Duties: Duties will include performing field work that will consist of environmental sampling, environmental remediation system operation and maintenance, hydrocarbon recovery, and construction and system operation oversight.  Office duties will include remediation system design, remedial measures evaluation, preparation of engineering plans and specifications, technical report preparation, data management and interpretation, and project management assistance.  The position requires working at a petroleum refinery and general/industrial construction sites.
Desired qualifications: Applicants must have a BS in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering.   Preferred applicants will have 0-2 years of experience.  Applicants with a 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification and aspirations to obtain a professional engineer (PE) certification are preferred.  Applicants must have a clean driving record and a demonstrated commitment to safe operations as well as be available for up to 50% travel and field work.  Excellent teamwork, technical writing, verbal communication, and Microsoft Office computer skills are required.
How to apply: Click here.

Geologist (entry-level)

Organization: Trihydro
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Type of opportunity: Full time
Duties: Duties will include field work that will consist of drilling and construction oversight, soil and groundwater quality sampling and assessment, and operations and maintenance support for remediation systems.  Other duties will include supervising subcontractors, collecting soil and groundwater samples, logging boreholes and wells, classifying soil types, recovery well rehabilitation, and assisting with technical report preparation.   
Desired qualifications: Geologist (entry-level) - Fort Collins, CO This is an entry-level position and requires a BS in Geology.  Preferred applicants will have 0-2 years of experience. Applicants must have a clean driving record, a commitment to safe operations, be available for up to 50% travel and field work, and be comfortable working in industrial and petroleum refinery settings.  Excellent technical writing, verbal communication, and Microsoft Office computer skills are required.
How to apply: Click here.

Outdoor Leadership Opportunity

Organization: Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Location: Multiple national and state parks
Type of opportunity: Full time
Contact: Leaders@thesca.org
Duties:   
-Follow all SCA policies & procedures as required for the position
-Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project
-Complete pre-program duties on and off program site
-Manage relationship with agency partner
-Facilitate crew operations: food planning/purchasing, tools & equipment, work schedule
-Manage all medical and first aid aspects
-Communicate with full time SCA field staff as required
-Supervise crew members on full time basis 24hr/day, 7 days/week for program length
-Train & supervise Crew Members in safe and proper tool use
-Organize & lead recreation trip after completion of work project
-Complete required post-program reporting and documentation
Desired qualifications:
-Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
-Must be authorized to work in the US
-Must possess current required Wilderness First Aid certification (WFR preferred) & CPR by the start date of the orientation training.
-Documented experience working with youth or young adults (ages 14-18)
-Experience as a teacher or leader in an informal or formal educational environment
-Experience with outdoor living skills. Can include: camping (two weeks or more), hiking, safety awareness, leave no trace, camping, basic map/compass
-Experience with conservation work skills or related skills, i.e., trail maintenance, trail construction, chainsaw. May also include experience with carpentry, landscaping, gardening, etc.
-Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more and hike 5 or more miles
-Excellent communication skills needed
-Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required
-Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
-Must be able to attend one of two mandatory Crew Leader trainings: Training 1: May 20th, 2015 - May 30th, 2015 OR Training 2: June 17th, 2015- June 27th, 2015
Start and end dates: June – August 2015
Salary/pay: $490/ week starting salary. Travel to/from site, group gear and food included.
Link to more information: Click here.
How to apply: Click here.

Seasonal Park Ranger Aide

Organization: Utah State Parks
Location: Dead Horse State Park, Moab, Utah
Type of opportunity: Full time, seasonal
Contact: 435-259-2614.
Duties: Park Ranger Aides perform a variety of duties at Dead Horse Point State Park.  Those duties include:
-Greeting visitors as they arrive in the park
-Staffing and collecting fees at the entrance station
-Staffing and collect fees at the visitor center information desk
-Greeting visitors as they enter the visitor center
-Answering visitor questions about park resources
-Providing information to visitors on park regulations concerning day use and camping activities
-Answering visitor questions about park and area recreational opportunities
-Assisting gift shop customers with questions about products
-Operating the gift shop register
-Stocking the gift shop with product in back stock as needed
-Assisting with gift shop inventory as needed
-Completing end of shift reports, accounting and closing procedures.
-Cleaning and maintaining park facilities, hiking, and biking trails as needed
-Developing interpretive talks, walks, or activities to present to park visitors
-Assisting with Search and Rescue operations or medical incidents as needed
-Working on special projects as needed
Start and end dates: March through October, 2014
Salary/pay: $9.17 per hour
Link to more information: Click here.
How to apply: E-mail your resume to deadhorsepoint@utah.gov.

Environment America Clean Energy Digital Organizer

Organization: Environment America
Location: Washington D.C.
Type of opportunity: Full time
Duties: Developing and shaping the public narrative for our online work on clean energy campaigns; including social media, email and our websites. List growth and audience development. Fundraising. Develop and cultivate relationships with people and organizations who will share our content and collaborate with us on building our lists and our on-line power.
Desired qualifications:
-Excellent Writing Skills
-Creativity
-Commitment to a better world
-People Skills
-Time Management
-Accountability
Salary/pay: $24,000 for entry level and/or commensurate with experience. Environment America offers a competitive benefits package.
Link to more information: Click here.
How to apply: Click here.

Editor for Natural Areas Journal

Organization: The Natural Areas Association (NAA)
Location: The Editor works remotely from their current location.
Type of opportunity: Part Time
Contact: dkraus@naturalarea.org
Desired qualifications: The ideal candidate will have:
-A Master’s degree or Ph.D. in applied natural resource management or environmental science. This is desired, but not mandatory.
-An academic, nonprofit or agency affiliation in the natural areas, natural resource or environmental field.
-Current experience conducting research in applied natural resource management or environmental science. This is desired, but not mandatory.
-Knowledge of natural areas management and conservation, resource management, conservation biology, restoration and current thinking and practice related to these fields.
-Familiarity with the Natural Areas Association and the Natural Areas Journal.
Start and end dates: Begins Jan. 1, 2015
Link to more information: Click here.
How to apply: Contact the NAA at dkraus@naturalarea.org

Senior Director of Projects and Partnerships

Organization: Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

Location: WRV has offices in Boulder and Fort Collins. The SDPP will work in/with both offices, but most likely be based in our Fort Collins office, unless the optimal candidate lives closer to Boulder.

Type of opportunity: Full time

Contact: Amy Gage [mailto:amyg@wlrv.org]

Duties: Senior Director of Projects and Partnerships (SDPP) who will work closely with the Executive Director. Primary responsibilities are to oversee development of partnerships, projects and funding for projects across WRV’s entire geographical range, and to supervise employees in our Fort Collins office.

Desired qualifications: Natural resource background (botany, restoration ecology, or related fields. Extensive experience building partnerships; a plus, if you have an established network in Colorado. Extensive experience grant writing, donor development and non-profits. Experience planning and leading large scale restoration projects (preferably involving volunteers. Experience with volunteer recruitment, management & training. Excellent leadership and motivational skills; excellent public speaking and writing skills. Project management skills and experience working professionally with public land managers. Experience supervising staff. Minimum of five years of relevant experience and Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in a related discipline. Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), databases, and comfortable with technology. Willingness to work evenings/weekends as needed; Valid driver’s license and auto for transportation.

Salary/pay: Annual salary will be $54,000 to $61,000, commensurate with experience.

Link to more information: See the full job announcement here.

How to apply: Email your Application Form, cover letter, and resume to edself@wlrv.org.

Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled.

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