Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education

Newaygo State Park - Newaygo, MI

Job Title: Park & Recreation Ranger 9

​Description: This position serves as the Lead Worker of Newaygo State Park, and the accompanied waterways program. The person selected will oversee the day to day work activities of the unit's staff with regard to the operations of Newaygo State Park, and the waterways program. The employee shall function as a Lead Worker of two Rangers and up to 10 SW4's in achieving this purpose.  The employee shall assist the Unit Supervisor in various administrative tasks as delegated with minimal supervision. The employee shall perform various types of operational and maintenance duties consistent with the operation of a State Park and the waterways program.  The Lead Worker will train, plan work, provide direction to subordinate staff, leave adequate direction for staff when not on duty, maintain grounds, infrastructure and equipment, and perform other duties as assigned.  The employee shall regard their personal safety, as well as the safety of co-workers and the public, as their personal responsibility.
 
This position requires the employee obtain and maintain a DNR law commission.  Position also requires the employee acquire a Class A CDL within 6 months of hire date.. 

​Qualifications: Click here for more information

To Apply: Please apply online by clicking here.

City of Farmington Hills - Farmington Hills, MI

Job Title: Sustainability Coordinator

​Description: Responsibilities will include professional duties and project management, gathering and organizing data for presentations, preparing and presenting written and oral reports, marketing and communications, budget management, grant writing and management, invasive species management, staff and volunteer management, event planning and coordination, outreach and community relations.​

​Qualifications: Click here for more information

To Apply: ​All candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at www.fhgov.com or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to hr@fhgov.com or in person to the HR Department for consideration.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources - Lansing, MI

Job Title: Resource Analyst 9-P11

​Description: Serve as a resource to advise Fisheries Division staff on projects affecting stream and watershed function, and contribute to technical guidance and training as needed. Provide assistance with administration and implementation of the Natural Rivers program in Southern Lower Michigan and other areas as needed. Review and comment on projects affecting aquatic resource function.​

​Qualifications: Click here for more information

To Apply: Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, more details are listed at the link above.

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Leslie Science & Nature Center - Leslie, MI

Job Title: Educator

​Description: Educators primarily implement a wide variety of interpretive and environmental education programs, with opportunities to plan and develop programs. Programs are delivered to audiences of varying ages and abilities to increase the enjoyment and understanding of the cultural and natural resources of southeast Michigan ecosystems, promote environmental awareness, and foster responsible stewardship. Weekly hours will vary up to 40 per week. Hours are based on scheduled programming and assigned projects. This position works a flexible week including days and evenings. 
This position would begin after March 9th. 

​Qualifications: Click here for more information

To Apply: To apply for this position please submit your resume and answers to the questions below to jobs@lesliesnc.org. In the subject of your email write- Educator position. Please name your attachment with your last name, first name. 

  1. What interests you about working at Leslie Science & Nature Center as an educator?
  2. As an educator, you will need to be familiar with a wide-variety of natural and cultural history concepts and be able to share that information with a number of different age-groups and audience types in a variety of settings (birthday party, classroom, trail, handling animals, etc.). What aspects of this position do you feel that you are fully competent in and what areas do you think you'd need more training in?
  3. What unique skills or perspective will you bring to the position? 


We are accepting applications now and will be reviewing and interviewing as they come in. We are hoping to fill these positions as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until March 1st or until filled with a start date after March 9th. 

Michigan Department of Natural Resources - Augusta, MI

Job Title: Park & Recreation Ranger 9 - Fort Custer Recreation Area 

​Description: The purpose of this position is to oversee the daily operations of Fort Custer Recreation Area and 11 Boating Access Sites in Barry, Calhoun and Kalamazoo Counties.  Fort Custer Recreation Area offers 219 modern camp sites, 2 mini-cabins, 3 rustic cabins and a day use area providing a wide assortment of outdoor recreational opportunities, particularly mountain biking and equestrian use. Austin Lake B.A.S. in Portage (Kalamazoo County) and Goguac Lake in Battle Creek (Calhoun County) are fee-required sites and are staffed on weekends.  This employee shall function as a Lead Worker to 1 full-time ranger, 3 seasonal rangers and up to 18 State Worker 4's. Employee shall assist the unit manager in a multitude of administrative tasks as delegated. Employee shall perform various types of operational and maintenance duties typically required in a state park and access sites. Employee will function in the capacity of assistant park safety officer and represent Fort Custer Recreation Area on the Plainwell District safety committee during the shoulder seasons. Employee will serve in a commission designated position and be required to perform law enforcement according to division policies and procedures.
Employee is required to have, or obtain and maintain a law enforcement commission as a condition of this position.​

​Qualifications: Click here for more information

To Apply: Interested applicants click here for additional information to apply.

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City of Farmington Hills - Farmington Hills, MI

Job Title: Camp Instructor

​Description: The Camp Instructor will supervise children and Day Camp Aides while providing a safe environment. The instructor will plan lessons and activities, lead and implement a consistent weekly schedule including engaging games, arts and crafts, field trips and more. Instructor must be able to identify and respond to camper behavior issues alongside safety of campers and staff. They must interact with children and parents appropriately while creating a positive camp environment and making sure other staff members feel supported. The instructor must provide a healthy balance of fun and educational programming daily throughout the summer camp experience.​

​Qualifications: Click here for more information

To Apply: ​All candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at www.fhgov.com or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to hr@fhgov.com or in person to the HR Department for consideration.

Ada Township Parks & Recreation - Ada, MI

Job Title: Intern - Parks & Recreation Department 

​Description: This is a seasonal position, May through August 2018, set up as an Internship experience. The Intern will assist the Ada Township Parks & Recreation Department in facilitating a variety of outdoor recreation and education programs along with natural resource management and maintenance needs in the Township parks and preserves. A significant part of the work is outdoors, on weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., with an occasional Saturday. Compensation: hourly wage. 

​Qualifications: Click here for more information

To Apply:

  1. Interested applicants need to submit a cover letter, resume and references to: Mark Fitzpatrick, Director, Ada Township Parks & Recreation Department P.O. Box 370, 7330 Thornapple River Dr., Ada, MI 49301 or via email at mfitzpatrick@adatownshipmi.com
  2. Applicants need to complete an Ada Township application form and participate in an interview.
  3. Applicants need to submit to their own college for credits. Contact: Mark Fitzpatrick at 616-676-0520 or mfitzpatrick@adatownshipmi.com for details..