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JOB BOARD

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To post your job, please send the details to admin@maeoe.com along with application.

Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education

 

Position: Administrative Coordinator

 

Job Description: The Administrative Coordinator of the organization keeps membership up to date, organizes conference registration, and manages the website for updates and changes. They are the constant to the overall functioning of the organization. Since they are not elected like a board member, they are the constant that manages the day-to-day work of the organization. They are expected to attend all board meetings, the conference and retreat unless excused by the President. They should be accessible to the Board of Directors but answer to the President.

Qualifications: See full job posting

To Apply: All applicants please send a letter of interest and resume to President Bill Hodges at maeoe.president@gmail.com by May 8, 2022 .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Posted: 04.29.2022

Bowers School Farm

Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

Position: Multiple positions available

 

Job Description: (please click each job for a more detailed description and qualifications)

Farm Manager: Bowers School Farm seeking an experienced Farm Manager to oversee all areas of existing farm operations, develop, and expand the farm as it grows. Provide leadership and coordinate with facilities, grounds, culinary and other staff across the organization in the development and operations of the farm. The Farm Manager will be part of implementing the vision to elevate the agricultural experience for students, staff, guests and visitors.


Agriculture Production Coordinator: We are seeking an Agriculture Production Coordinator to provide leadership and coordination of all aspects of crop production at both Bowers School Farm and Johnson Nature Center, including growing and expanding vegetable and fruit production with a focus on sustainability and education. Production goals vary from season to season, with the primary goals of growing crops for market while facilitating and expanding educational and community programming around specialty crop production. The work schedule varies and includes weekends and evenings.

Farm Operations Support WorkerThe Operations Worker will assist with and perform maintenance in electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, masonry, lawn care, grounds duties, and custodial duties as needed. Will work on a farm in an urban setting, helping to complete all tasks, and reporting to the Farm Manager. The Operations Worker will enthusiastically develop competency in and complete all assigned tasks to effectively and efficiently use farm learning demonstrations, contributing to the educational goals of the site, while building positive community sentiment.

To Apply: All applicants (including internal applicants), who want to be considered for this position, must submit an application at: https://www.oakland.k12.mi.us/about/departments/human-resources/careers   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Posted: 03.29.2022

DeVries Nature Conservancy

Owosso, MI

 

Position: Day Camp Specialist

 

Job Description: The Day Camp Specialist provides support to the Environmental Education Coordinator and DeVries staff. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental education programs, administrative duties, and animal care. This position is temporary, part-time, starting in May and ending in August.

Qualifications: Click here for a more detailed job description and qualifications.

To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to: Education Coordinator, Torey Caviston tcaviston@devriesnc.org Or DeVries Nature Conservancy P.O. Box 608 Owosso, MI 48867 Applications are accepted until position is filled.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Posted: 03.29.2022

Huron-Clinton Metroparks - Kensington Metropark

Brighton, MI

 

Position: Interpreter 

 

Job Description: Under the direction of the District Interpretive Services Supervisor, this year-round, part time Interpreter position seeks to present a variety of interpretive programs to school groups of all levels, families, community groups and other members of the public, to share the rich natural and cultural history of Southeast Michigan at the Huron-Clinton Metroparks. Work responsibilities in this position involve assisting in planning and preparing talks. Presenting talks, demonstrations, and promoting public interest in the appreciation of natural, historical and cultural resources. This position performs a variety of professional and technical duties related to interpretive programs and operation of nature centers, farms, and museums for assigned district.

Qualifications: Click here for a more detailed job description and qualifications.

To Apply: Visit https://www.metroparks.com/job-opportunities/#JOBBOARD

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West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC)

Grand Rapids, MI

 

Position: Teach for the Watershed (T4W) Seasonal Educators

 

Job Description: Seasonal Educators provide support to the classroom and field portions of the Teach for the Watershed (T4W) program. Educators work with 6th grade students in Grand Rapids and West Michigan and lead both classroom watershed education programs as well as outdoor field trip programs. Educators and students get into the stream in waders to learn more about the quality of their nearby water resources.

 

More information can be found at wmeac.org/education/teachforthewatershed. Must be available for 10 to 15 hours a week during the school day from 8am to 3pm and have reliable personal transportation (mileage for programs will be reimbursed).

To Apply: Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume online at wmeac.org/careers. WMEAC is an equal opportunity employer. No one will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Posted: 03.15.2022

Farmington Hills Nature Center

Farmington Hills, MI

 

Position: Multiple positions available!

 

Job Description: (please click each job for a more detailed description and qualifications)

Nature Camp Instructor: Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Nature Center Supervisor, the Nature Center Coordinator, the Nature Camp Instructor will create and lead unique nature-themed day camp programs for children ages 3-12 years, supervise and provide a safe environment for children, develop lesson plans, and interact with children through camp activities.  Camp Instructors will oversee Camp Leaders and Aides.  Outdoor and active work in various types of weather is required.


Nature Camp Worker: Under the direction of the Farmington Hills Nature Center Supervisor, the Nature Center Coordinator, and Camp Instructor, The Nature Camp Leader will help create and assist with leading unique nature-themed day camp programs for children ages 3-12 years, supervise and provide a safe environment for children, develop lesson plans, and interact with children through camp activities.  Outdoor and active work in various types of weather is required. 

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.

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Grand Traverse Conservation District

Traverse City, MI

 

Position: Multiple positions available!

 

Job Description: (please click each job for a more detailed description and qualifications)

Nature Day Camp Specialist (5 positions open)The Nature Day Camp Specialist works with the Education Team to further the mission of the Grand Traverse Conservation District by supporting the activities of the Education Team, led by the Education Director/Camp Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental education programs, creating and maintaining signage and exhibits, and representing the organization at the Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community.


Produce Safety Technician: To assist growers in assessing safe produce growing and harvesting practices on produce farms. This includes outreach, education, on-farm technical assistance, completion of risk assessments with the landowner to facilitate practice changes, developing Improvement Action Plans, and coordination with local, state, and federal agency resources to help produce growers reduce food safety risks and make progress towards implementation of practices consistent with the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule.

To Apply: https://natureiscalling.org/employment

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Johnson Nature Center

Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

Position: Multiple positions available!

 

Job Description: (please click each job for a more detailed description and qualifications)

 

Assistant Coordinator: The Assistant Camp Coordinator will support the daily operations of on site camp programs. This includes but is not limited to supporting staff members, ensuring site safety, planning and supporting activity facilitation, and communicating with camp parents/guardians. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the magic of camp and cultivate an enthusiastic, engaging, safe and welcoming environment that optimizes our mission of youth development.

 

Nature Camp Communications Coordinator: As the Nature Camp Communications Coordinator, you will be responsible for (1) capturing the special, beautiful, and magical moments that make our program shine and (2) articulating a daily narrative on key moments and learning outcomes of campers through our camp blog. This position requires a high level of creativity and excellent written communication skills. You must be able to work independently capturing, editing, and publishing content. While this position will not directly supervise children, you should be excited to support their experience, comfortable interacting with children and be physically able to work outdoors in various weather conditions.

Nature Camp Group Leader: As a Nature Camp Group Leader, you will be responsible for leading a group of campers through a schedule of hands-on learning activities. All activities are focused around the natural environment and use a science, history, and art lens. Specific activities may include hiking, animal/plant identification, outdoor safety skills, pond study, using natural materials to make art, project-based STEAM activities, and more. Nature Camp Group Leaders MUST be excited to work with children within an outdoor learning environment as well as be physically able to work outdoors in various weather conditions.

To Apply: All applicants must submit an application at: Oakland Human Resources Consortium

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Posted: 03.10.2022

Mackinac State Historic Parks

Mackinaw City, MI

 

Position: Naturalist/Adventure Tour Guide

 

Job Description: (please click each job for a more detailed description and qualifications)

 

Naturalist/Adventure Tour Guide: Serves visitors to Mackinac State Historic Parks by working as an interpretive naturalist and adventure tour guide at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. This full-time seasonal position is responsible for interpreting natural history of the park, leading Adventure Tours (forest canopy bridge/zip line/climbing wall) and providing nature-themed presentations for visitors of all ages. Low-cost employee housing is available in Mackinaw City. Starting at $12.00/hour.

 

Lead Naturalist/Adventure Tour Guide: Serves visitors to Mackinac State Historic Parks by working as the lead interpretive naturalist and adventure tour guide at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. This full-time seasonal position is responsible for interpreting natural history of the park, leading Adventure Tours (forest canopy bridge/zip line/climbing wall) and providing nature-themed presentations for visitors of all ages. As lead interpreter, assists the Park Naturalist in scheduling, on-site management, and other duties as assigned. Low-cost employee housing available. Starting at $13.25/hour.

To Apply: Apply online at https://www.mackinacparks.com/apply-for-employment

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Kalamazoo Nature Center
Kalamazoo, MI

Position: Stewardship Field Crew (4 Positions)

Job Description: The Stewardship Field Crew is responsible for carrying out ecological restoration work at KNC and off-site
with clients of the Ecological Services Program. Field work will include such things as: woody shrub and tree management, herbaceous invasive species control, use of hand tools and mechanical equipment (chainsaws, brush cutters, augers, etc.), occasional use of heavier equipment (tractor, skid steer, brush hog, etc.), biological surveys, responsible use of herbicides, prescribed fire, native plug/seed planting, tree planting, natural shoreline restoration, building trails, and similar activities. This is a field-based position performing labor in sometimes arduous conditions in all weather for up to 10 hours a day.

*There is also a possibility of extension into the fall and/or winter pending project load.

Qualifications: Click here for a more detailed job description and qualifications.


To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@naturecenter.org


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Posted: 03.01.2022

Kalamazoo Nature Center
Kalamazoo, MI

Position:  Conservation Technician 

Job Description: This position is primarily responsible for carrying out ecological restoration work at KNC and off-site with
clients of the Ecological Services Program. Field work will include such things as: woody shrub and tree management, herbaceous invasive species control, use of hand tools and mechanical equipment (chainsaws, brush cutters, augers, etc.), occasional use of heavier equipment (tractor, skid steer, brush hog, etc.), biological surveys, responsible use of herbicides, prescribed fire, native plug/seed planting, tree planting, natural shoreline restoration, building trails, and similar activities.

This is primarily a field-based position performing field labor in sometimes arduous conditions in all weather for up to 10 hours a day. During the off-season and/or at other times as needed, technicians will assist in a variety of tasks and activities to support the functioning of the KNC Conservation Stewardship Department. These activities may include assisting with equipment inventories and maintenance, supporting research activities, data entry, or other relevant support tasks, as necessary.

Qualifications: Click here for a more detailed job description and qualifications.


To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@naturecenter.org


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Posted: 03.01.2022