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Job Opportunities - Full Time Positions 

 (Note: We try to maintain our list of open positions.  Sometimes position descriptions do not include closing dates)

Five Rivers Metro Parks (Dayton, OH) - Outdoor Event Recreation Specialist - This position supports the production of some of the largest outdoor adventure events in the region including; Midwest Outdoor Experience, The Adventure Summit, Bike To Work Day Pancake Breakfast, along with some Social Media, Outreach, and Program Support.  Apply  here! Open until filled.
Quinault Indian NationEnvironmental Planner (scroll down a bit to see this position) - Experienced Environmental Planner to assist in the preparation of environmental protection standards and regulations, and a Shoreline Regulatory Management Plan. – Closes August 3.

Appalachian Mountain Club Community and Volunteer Manager (Outdoors Rx Program) - Boston, MA, US
Parks & Trails New York Grants Administrator - Albany, NY

Environmental Traveling Companions Bookkeeper/Office Manager - San Francisco, CA
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe is hiring a Hatchery Manager - The Lower Fisheries Hatchery Manager manages and assists in all hatchery and other enhancement-related activities in the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s usual and accustomed treaty area. These include, but are not limited to: (1) proper husbandry of fish; (2) construction and maintenance of hatchery and other fisheries enhancement facilities and equipment; (3) maintenance of enhancement records and preparation of fisheries enhancements reports; (4) supervision and coordination of the activities of the hatchery staff. Closes July 24, 2015
Houston Parks Board
 Communications Coordinator - Houston, TX, US

Appalachian Mountain Club Financial Analyst/Accountant - Boston, MA, US
Gila Watershed Partnership Executive Director - Visit  A letter of intent, the completed application form and a resume should be sent to Steve Eady,, for consideration.  

Escalante River Watershed Partnership (ERWP) - Watershed Coordinator 

Major activities include:  woody invasive removal, fundraising, public outreach, internal communications with approximately 25 members, supervision of 4-5 staff, assisting with planning and implementing research and monitoring projects, working with communities, elected officials, conservation corps, other organizations, and state and federal agencies.  For a detailed job announcement and position description go to  

Wild Salmon Center Staff Accountant - Portland, OR

Environmental Traveling Companions  Office Manager/Bookkeeper - San Francisco, CA
Pacific University has a job opening for the Assistant Director of Outdoor Pursuits. Pacific University has an incredible sense of community and is in a great location to access killer mountains and the spectacular Oregon Coast. We are two hours from Mt. Hood and about an hour and a half from the coast! We are looking for a candidate that can coordinate our Pre-Orientation Outdoor Adventure Program, teach classes in our Outdoor Leadership Minor, and assist in the day to day operations of our open enrollment trips. Please look over job description and apply at: 

Central Washington University Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals CoordinatorManages student staff program coordinators to ensure the proper delivery and growth of Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals. - Provides leadership and management support Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals. - Manages $194,000 operational budget for Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals. 

The St. Croix International Waterway Commission is seeking an energetic, diplomatic leader. The Executive Director reports directly to a Board of Commissioners composed equally of members from New Brunswick and Maine, and works closely with government liaisons from Maine and New Brunswick. You’ll be guided by the Commissioners, as well as the SCIWC’s strategic plan and the international management plan for the waterway. 

Business Office Manager - Appalachian Mountain Club, Greenville, ME, US

Wilderness Inquiry's (WI) mission is to make adventure travel accessible to everyone. For 36 years, we have been devoted to sharing the outdoors with people from all walks of life, regardless of age, background or ability. Our world-class leaders are a dedicated group of professionals who share the common goals of service and inclusion to the people who participate in Wilderness Inquiry programs. WI Trail Guides plan, organize and lead wilderness adventures throughout North America while connecting people with the natural world and inspiring personal growth. If this sounds like a good fit, and you are interested in joining the Wilderness Inquiry Team, please apply at:

The University of Arizona is hiring a coordinator for our Outdoor Adventures program. The full job description is below, or you can view the description and apply here:


The University of Utah is seeking several new faculty from diverse disciplines to do work related to Society, Water and Climate.

Internships, Seasonal and Part-Time

Arizona Conservation Corps is hiring Conservation Corps Crew Members, enthusiastic people between the ages of 18 and 25 who are interested in saving the environment and having fun.  Must be willing to work hard, camp out in any condition, and never surrender.  Project work in the Verde Valley will include invasive species removal using chainsaws and hand tools.  For more information and to apply visit, or contact Michelle at 928-526-3280,
Environmental Stewards Program (Available year-round)
What Can Stewards Do?

  • Water/Vegetation monitoring
  • GPS use and GIS mapping
  • Grant Writing
  • Interpretive Services
  • Program Development
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Outreach and Education
  • And other hands-on work related to environmental stewardship

Benefits of Using Environmental Stewards

  • Stewards are locally recruited but logistically supported by ES staff
  • Environmental Stewards provides payroll, worker’s comp, and liability insurance
  • Environmental Stewards can provide an AmeriCorps Educational Award based on the amount of hours served
  • ES already has some national cooperative agreements with land management agencies – Stewards can be placed easily, they can be, but do not have to be students and are selected by the hiring agency or organization. 
  • Stewards can potentially qualify for the Public Land Corps non-competitive hiring authority, and/or the PLC Direct Hire authority. 
  • ES is an official 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) program – Steward’s work supports the national efforts of the 21CSC.

How to Partner With Us describes the Environmental Stewards program.  You can find the application at under the “partner” button 

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