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Signing up above to the River Management Job Posting service will allow your position to be distributed to thousands of schools, recruiters, and job matching services beyond the scope of out membership. The service provides an efficient means broadening your audience for interns or specialists, perhaps to seek new professional circles (e.g., law, civil engineering, recreational therapy, etc.) to fill your river-related position.

Job Opportunities - Full Time Positions 

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

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Western Water Assessment (WWA) is seeking a  Professional Research Assistant to serve as the Utah Research Integration Specialist, based in Salt Lake City.

Wilson Water Group is seeking to hire a mid and/ or senior Water Resources Engineer/ Specialist to work in Glenwood Springs, CO. 

The San Juan Citizen's Alliance is looking for an Energy and Climate Organizer to work in Durango, CO or northern NM.
Outdoor Alliance - Regional Organizer in Fishkill, NY - Closes September 30, 2015

National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is seeking a Communications Director to help enhance the organization's mission of safer boating through education, outreach and training. The opportunity would offer a communications professional the chance to manage and implement different outreach and marketing strategies on behalf of the organization and its membership.
This position works under the general direction of the NSBC Executive Director and requires a working knowledge of grant and contract preparation, accounting and processing and compliance activities in order to administer the Wear It! campaign grant. 

Humboldt State University’s Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Administration invites applications for an academic year Tenure-track Faculty Position in Tourism

The Gila Watershed Partnership, a non-profit Arizona corporation is seeking an Executive Director.  Applicant must reside in Graham or Greenlee counties during employment; have non-profit administrative experience; write or assist in writing grants for projects and programs; have experience in public communications; and excel in verbal and written communication skills. Details regarding the position may be found at www.gwpaz.org.  Please email a letter of interest with resume to Steve Eady, Executive Director, steve@gwpaz.org. Applications will be accepted until September 11 or until position is filled.  

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 www.escalanteriverwatershedpartnership.org  

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: 

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. 

Internships, Seasonal and Part-Time

Canoemobile Outdoor Educator at Wilderness Inquiry
The Canoemobile is a roving fleet of six, 24-foot Voyageur canoes that travels across America to bring environmental literacy to urban youth. Canoemobile Outdoor Educators staff our extended Canoemobile tours. In the fall, Canoemobile guides can be on the road from 6-10 weeks in a row. Canoemobile guides must be available to work a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks  September—November. 
Learn more about the Canoemobile program here, and please apply on our website


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 www.environmentalstewards.org under the “partner” button 

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