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Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor South Carolina 2/20/2019 +
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Organization:Clemson University

Location:Summerton, South Carolina

Job Description:

Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports Instructor/Counselor
May 19 – August 10, 2018
Summerton, South Carolina

Description:
Camp Wildlife is located in Summerton, South Carolina along the shores of Lake Marion (South Carolina’s largest lake). The camps primary focus of camp focuses on hunting and fishing techniques, wildlife ecology, ATV instruction, outdoor survival skills and shooting sports activities (shotgun, rifle and archery). Instructors will be trained and certified in these areas. In addition to the above activities, counselors will also be responsible for campers during swim time, team courses and night hikes. Our Advanced camp offers enhanced hunting skills and game calling at Back Woods Quail Club. To learn more about Camp Wildlife visit our website at http://wildlifesummer.camp/.

Principal Duties:

  • Teach components of the Wildlife Ecology and Shooting Sports curriculum (training provided).
  • Lead students in daily program classes and activities (wake-­‐up, meals, campfire, and wrap-­‐up).
  • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
  • Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities.
  • Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers over night while they are at camp.
  • Assist in routine clean up.
  • Perform tasks assigned by leadership staff.

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries, Natural Resources, or related field is preferred (Juniors, Seniors, and Graduates should apply).
  • Experience with hunting and shooting sports preferred but not necessary (we will train those without experience).
  • Residential camp experience preferred.
  • Lifeguard trained preferred.
  • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with campers and staff.
  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team.

Salary:
$440 -­‐ $580 twice a month plus lodging, meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Contact:
If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Jake McClure at jmcclur@clemson.edu . Please have all resumes submitted by March 1st.


Apply By:3/1/2019


Posted By: KBrasher

Natural Resource Technician Texas 2/11/2019 +
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Organization:Park and Recreation Department

Location:Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description:

Candidates will be responsible for assisting in the operation and maintenance of the FWNC&R. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, conducting habitat management activities, large animal husbandry, wildlife monitoring and control, public outreach, maintaining and repairing facilities, buildings, equipment, vehicles, & grounds. Operating various types of equipment to include mowers, trimmers, power tools, tractors, skid steer, UTV's, welders, and other equipment as needed. Proper techniques and uses of a variety of hand and power tools and machinery required. 

Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically require touching, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, repetitive motions, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling and lifting; depending on assignment. Incubents may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, gases, vibrations, and workspace restrictions.

Link to the job posting at, urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url

Required Education:


  • HS diploma/GED.

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in a natural or physical science, including wildlife management, biology, geology, botany, range management, environmental science, forestry, or a related field.

  • Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license and be able to maintain an acceptable driving record during length of employment.

  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Pesticide Applicator's License within six (6) months of employment is required.

  • Must be able to secure and maintain a valid First Aid and CPR certification within six (6) months of hire and maintain certification during length of employment. 

Required Experience:


  • Two (2) years responsible experience in facilities maintenance, grounds maintenance, trails and trails feature construction, or open space areas; or, technical work in forestry, biology, horticulture, conservation or natural resource program.

Skills:


  • Custom metal fabrication.

  • Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Identifying native flora and fauna applicable to the Cross Timbers and Prairies Ecoregion.

  • Planning and prioritizing work activities.

  • Making independent and sound decisions.

  • Organization and time management.

  • Operating assigned equipment.

Salary:

$18.53


Apply By:3/1/2019


Posted By: fortworthtexas.gov

Assistant Wildlife Regional Coordiantor South Carolina 2/14/2019 +
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Organization:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Location:Charleston, South Carolina

Job Description:

Under limited supervision, assist with the supervision of staff to ensure all wildlife programs and activities Region 4 including habitat management and species management while maximizing opportunity for our constituent user groups. Assist the Regional Coordinator in mentoring staff, creating supervisor training opportunities, communicating with staff to determine supervisory needs and providing habitat management expertise and guidance in the process. Learn how and which various other governmental agencies or partners need to be involved in the objectives carried out by DNR. Participate in short and long term planning of habitat management, staff needs, grant opportunities, and partner stewardship. Upland management aspects will be included in job duties, but an emphasis on managing wetland habitat/waterfowl is critical. Aid in securing necessary wetland permits and supervise work and reporting under those permits. Quickly learn all aspects of administrative activities and DNR policies and procedures.

Required Education:

Minimum and Additional Requirements
A master's degree in biology, chemistry or wildlife management and four (4) years of experience in fish, wildlife or marine management or research programs; or a
bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, wildlife management or related technical area and six (6) years of experience in fish, wildlife or marine management or research programs.


Skills:

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in wetland management in both  fresh and brackish water environments and waterfowl management.  Ability to supervise a large staff.  Ability to communicate with staff and the general public in a positive manner.  General wildlife knowledge and habitat management experience in both upland and wetland species.  Ability to quickly learn DNR policies, procedures and procurement processes.  Ability to work some long hours.  Ability to motivate staff and multi-task.  Ability to obtain DLEO commission.


Salary:

$48,622.00 - $89,956.00 Annually

Hiring Range - Min.$48,622.00

Hiring Range - Max.$69,289.00


Apply By:3/7/2019

Email:farrella@dnr.sc.gov

Mailing:

For more information and to apply
visit:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2326808/assistant-wildlife-regional-coordinator


Posted By: Alicia Farrell

Forester Nebraska 2/5/2019 +
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Organization:National Wild Turkey Federation

Location:Kearney, Nebraska

Job Description:

 

FORESTER NEBRASKA

 

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is seeking qualified candidates for a forester.  This is a cooperative position between the NWTF and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and will be responsible for administering, implementing and promoting forestry improvements through NRCS technical assistance programs on private lands across Nebraska.  This is a full-time, term limited (three-year minimum) position.  Duty station is NRCS Service Center in Kearney, NE. 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The forester position assists the NRCS and its partners in promoting management of privately owned forested lands and riparian areas for multiple resource benefits, including forest health, wildlife habitat, fuels reduction and water quality.  The forester provides forestry assistance to private landowners, communities and public agencies to achieve optimum environmental, economic and social benefits from forest resources.  In addition, the forester will implement silvicultural practices and deliver technical assistance and financial assistance programs under the direction of cooperating partners.

DUTIES

·      Provide multiple resource management planning that addresses significant forest and riparian health concerns on private lands through the delivery of technical assistance and available federal and state financial assistance programs

·      Develop and provide recommendations for working in forest stands and riparian areas to ensure these critical habitats are included in private lands management planning

·      Work with local conservation districts to identify and plan multi-partner landscape level conservation projects

·      Provide expertise related to management of wildlife habitat beneficial to wild turkeys, upland game birds, elk, deer and other wildlife species with emphasis placed on forest health, including forest thinning, proper grazing regimes and riparian improvements

·      Prepare and implement forest management plans based on accepted silvicultural practices

·      Prepare forest management project contracts, providing specifications and prescriptions for thinning, mastication, slash treatments, and other forest management activities

·      Develop and deliver innovative forest management techniques to landowners and cooperators through workshops, written materials, field days and educational programs

·      Provide internal review and input as requested on need, purpose and design during all stages of USDA-NRCS program forest management project planning and implementation

·      Promote awareness and collaboration of state, federal and local conservation programs and planning, and acquire project support through engagement with conservation organizations, local conservation groups, industry and local communities

·      Participate on forestry-related sub-committees & workgroups with conservation partners and assists NRCS State Biologist/Forester with review and revision of conservation standards, specifications and job sheets

·      Other functions as assigned by supervisor

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Preferred candidates will possess experience working in the forest ecosystems, riparian communities and a working knowledge of wild turkeys, forest wildlife and their habitat requirements.  Knowledge of forest entomology, pathology, forest management and planning for major silvicultural types of the region is required.  A working knowledge of basic surveying principles, map reading and GIS/GPS technology, ArcGIS skills and the ability to apply professional scientific techniques to the land for which responsibilities are assigned is required.  The forester will possess the ability to effectively cooperate with private landowners, the general public, cooperators and their peers.  The position requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, to convey clear and persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Demonstrated knowledge of forest management techniques

·         Strong organizational skills and capability to work independently with little direct supervision

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a SAF-Accredited Program or other natural resource degree with a strong forestry emphasis, or relevant experience (Applicants with a Master’s degree in forestry or education/experience in wildlife management are preferred).  Applicants within two months of graduating with a degree as listed will need to secure degree before date of hire.

·         Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be able and willing to:

·         Work alone in a diverse range of climatic and topographic conditions including extreme hot and cold temperatures, biting insects, and snakes, possibly in remote areas with limited access and amenities and other extreme conditions as warranted 

·         Walk several miles per day in the conditions described above and drive and/or ride long distances frequently.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience and skillset and includes an excellent benefits package. 

 

Please visit the NWTF website (https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/) to apply

 

Salary:

DOE


Apply By:4/5/2019

Phone:8036377314

Email:lwart@nwtf.net

Mailing:

https://nwtf.applicantpro.com/jobs/


Posted By: Lisa Wart

Summer Internship Delaware 12/21/2018 +
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Organization:Mt. Cuba Center

Location:Hockessin, Delaware

Job Description:

 

Come study at Mt. Cuba Center, a premier botanical garden that embraces ecological gardening and celebrates native plants. Gain hands-on experience while working one-on-one with our professional staff.  Participate in group projects, educational programming, plant identification classes, and trips to other local horticultural organizations.   Each intern will maintain a field notebook throughout the summer for review.  The program runs from May 20 – August 9, 2019.  

The Arboriculture Intern learns first-hand how Mt. Cuba Center’s arborists manage our extensive collection of trees from planting to removal. The intern works in our gardens and natural lands areas on tasks including tree pruning, removals, and groundwork.  The intern develops skills in plant health care and record keeping and learns how to use arboricultural equipment including ropes, knots, pole saws, and pruners.  Optional training may include climbing small trees and the operation of a chainsaw.

Please visit http://mtcubacenter.org/employment/internship-program/ to apply online.  Application deadline is March 1, 2019. Apply early because interviews will begin in January 2019, as applications are received, and will continue until positions are filled, possibly before the March 1 deadline.  For more information email internships@mtcubacenter.org or call 302-239-8886.

 

Required Education:

Mt. Cuba Center’s summer internship program is designed for individuals who have completed at least their junior year of college in programs in horticulture, forestry, or plant sciences.

Skills:


 


 


Salary:

On-site housing is available at no cost to the
intern and pay is $11/hour for a 40-hour work week.


Apply By:3/1/2019

Phone:3022398886

Email:internships@mtcubacenter.org

Mailing:

3120 Barley Mill Road


Hockessin DE 19707


Posted By: Megan Schiff