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Summer position, $2400 stipend, furnished housing provided. Details in link and on Handshake

The Iowa County Land Conservation Department is seeking applicants for a full-time Conservation Technician position.  A part-time position may be considered based upon experience.  This position will implement the Land Conservation Department’s cost-share programs, dam maintenance, and Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, including survey, design, and installation of structural soil and water conservation practices, mapping, dam inspections and minor repairs, and contracting. Starting pay is $22.64/hr. and a generous, comprehensive benefit package is provided.

First review of applications is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28. Applications will be accepted until position is filled

The employee in this class works with conservation programs within the Land and Water Conservation Department. Work is performed under the general supervision of the County Conservationist under the Green County Land and Water Conservation Committee. The Soil Conservation Aide exercises independent decision making and judgement working toward set goals.

Applications are due by April 16, 2018

An application along with a full job description and listing of benefits can be obtained from the Ashland County Administrator’s office at: 201 West Main Street, Room 102, Ashland, WI 54806, 715-682-7015.

All applications AND resumes are due NO LATER than Monday, April 2, 2018 by 3:00 pm

This is a temporary entry level field technician responsible for conducting a variety of lake water quality surveys, preparing the boat, equipment and supplies for fieldwork, and preparing water samples for delivery to the analytical laboratory. All duties and responsibilities of the position are performed under the guidance of the Land and Water Conservation Committee and the County Conservationist.

Applications due March 30th

2018 Seasonal Invasive Species Technician  (Rhinelander, WI)

The Invasive Species (IS) Technician is responsible for conducting various invasive species activities, including surveying, mapping, control work, as well as occasionally assisting with education and outreach events. This casual, limited term position is for the summer of 2018. The position will be supervised by the Coordinator of the Timberland Invasives Partnership and is funded by multiple grants administered through Lumberjack RC&D Council Inc, TIP’s Fiscal sponsor. IS Technicians will operate out of offices in Antigo and/or Keshena, WI, but may conduct work duties across the four county area which makes up the TIP region. These counties include Shawano, Menominee, Langlade and Oconto Counties.

 

 


The Aldo Leopold Foundation has announced its 2018 fellowship positions in Land Stewardship and Education & Outreach. The Future Leaders Program has proven to be a catalytic experience for college graduates preparing for careers in conservation, the 2018 cohort of fellows will be the inaugural class of an improved and redefined program. Thanks to the ongoing success of our Future Leaders Campaign, they will be the first to live in the newly constructed Future Leaders Center as well as participate in refined curriculum codifying learning objectives around: communication skills, conservation leadership, partnership building, finance and fundraising, applied science and natural history, planning, and conservation ethics. It is a truly immersive experience living and working on the Leopold landscape while provides both hands-on skills training and certification combined with the ever-important leadership skills.

At only 482 square miles Door County may be one of the smallest counties in Wisconsin, but it contains more than 300 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, 5,100 acres of wetlands, has three notable lakes, and is one of the most biologically diverse counties in the state. The Door County Soil & Water Conservation Department (SWCD) is looking for two seasonal (May- September or October) employees to inventory and control priority invasive species infestations throughout Door County. The LTEs will work under the direction of the SWCD with additional guidance from the Door County Invasive Species Team (DCIST) Coordinator.

Good Earth Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in Oakfield, WI approximately 13 miles southwest of Fond du Lac. We grow over 30 different crops for a  250 member CSA program, small grocery stores and food co-ops.  We place a strong emphasis on caring for the environment. Increasing biodiversity and incorporating polyculture and permaculture methods are helping us reach our goal of ecological farming.  

We are looking for individuals who are interested in learning about and working on an environmentally responsible vegetable farm.  Our work is labor intensive, yet extremely rewarding.  You will see and experience what it takes to operate a 22 acre diverse vegetable farm through seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packaging.

 

Bad River Natural Resource Dept. is soliciting applications for multiple positions, including Water Resources Specialist, Invasive Species Coordinator, Chief Conservation Warden, and a couple of seasonal positions.  You can view the job descriptions and application deadlines by clicking the link.

 

The grassroots campaign organization Impact is looking for recent graduates to work as campaign organizers. Impact was created by leading advocacy organizations like Environment America, U.S. PIRG and the PIRG Campus Action project. We build the grassroots action and power it takes to make an impact on important issues. By joining Impact you’re making a full-time, two-year commitment to advocate for our environment, our democracy, and our future. Our organizers currently work in 25 states. We are working on campaigns like getting our country to 100% renewable energy, banning the use of bee-killing pesticides, and ending the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

Take a look at their website

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