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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***
Tuolumne River Trust Watershed Education Program Coordinator (AmeriCorps) - Sonora, CA – closes November 20, 2015!
The Southwest Conservation Corps out of Durango, CO has announced its recruitment for 2016 Crew Leaders, April-November 2016. $400/week. Open until filled.
Westminster College, one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education in 2014, seeks an Outdoor Program Coordinator to assist the Director of Outdoor Programs in all aspects of development, management, and supervision of the Outdoor Program:
Northern Colorado - Outdoor Pursuits Assistanceship Application review will start mid-December. Interviews will take place in early January
NYC Parks & Recreation Senior Scientist– open until filled
Outward Bound California Outreach Coordinator - San Francisco, CA – closes January 31, 2016
Outward Bound California Student Services Associate - San Francisco, CA – closes February 1, 2016
Manhattan Youth Recreation and Resources, Inc. Office Manager/Administrative Assistant – Start date: December 16, 2015
Salary commensurate with experience
Tuolumne River Trust - Finance Director/Business Manager - Sonora/Modesto, CA - Review begins December 2, 2015
Fresh Air Fund Field Manager - New York, NY – open until filled
Salary commensurate with Experience
Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Program Coordinator- Environmental Youth Programs - Far Rockaway, NY – closes December 15, 2015
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Bronx River Alliance – Development Associate - open until filled
Washington Parks & People Program & Partnerships Coordinator, Riverside - Washington, DC – closes January 17, 20161
Morehead State University is accepting applications for an Outdoor Graduate Assistantship in the Recreation and Wellness Center.
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is currently recruiting for a permanent GS-11 Outdoor Recreation Planner. Closes November 17, 2015. The job posting and vacancy announcement can be found at:
Tualatin River Keeper seeks a full-time Environmental Education Coordinator to lead its nature awareness programs.
The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at Ithaca College is pleased to announce an open position for a 3-year non-tenure eligible position with possibility for renewal for an individual with a strong background in outdoor education, programming, and leadership. We are looking for a candidate who can contribute broadly to the Department’s Outdoor Adventure Leadership major, as well as who can teach leisure studies core courses.
College of William & Mary seeks a Graduate Assistant in Outdoor Recreation. Please email email@example.com with questions.
Green Mountain College - Assistant Professor of Adventure Education Anticipated Search
We anticipate a faculty search for a full-time (9 months) Assistant Professor to start in August of 2016. Prior to the search formally opening later this year, I am pleased to discuss this excellent opportunity with prospective candidates. Andrew G. Bentley, Ph.D., Program Director and Assistant Professor, Adventure Education Program, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of West Georgia is seeking a Graduate Assistant of Outdoor Recreation. Please refer any questions to email@example.com or at 678-839-5380.
The Washington State University Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) is now accepting applications for our fall 2016 graduate assistantship. We’re looking for a fun, experienced, and highly motivated individual who can contribute to our team. This position is responsible for assisting with coordination, administration, and evaluation of Outdoor Programs, such as trips, clinics, climbing wall, and special events. The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the training, evaluation, and supervision of adventure facilitator staff. See attachment for more information.
Northland College, on the south shore of Lake Superior, is hiring for an endowed professorship at either the Assistant or Associate professor level. This person will work to promote sustainability through outdoor and environmental education and outreach. Please see the attached position description, or visit http://www.northland.edu/about/jobs/
Liquid Spark Digital Marketing Manager
River rafting! Cycling adventures! Rainforest ziplining! Our clients run adventure travel businesses around the world, and we help them find great new customers—while supporting stewardship of people, place, and planet. We’re hiring a well-rounded, mid-career digital marketer (minimum 3-5 years experience) to focus on billable client work, including: analytics & reporting, PPC campaigns, marketing strategy, social media, and Whitehat SEO. See link for more information.
Outreach Notice: Coconino National Forest District Recreation Staff Officer – Permanent, Full Time and Detailer Opportunities (GS-0401/0101/807-11)
The Red Rock Ranger District will soon advertise to fill the recreation staff officer full time position, to be advertised through USAjobs.gov as 'Merit'. The District is also outreaching for a 'not-to-exceed' 120 day recreation staff officer detailer into the vacant position, pending filling the permanent position. Outreach period will continue until November 20th
Current Federal employees or those with reinstatement may apply. Those interested in these positions should complete the attached Outreach Response Form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Jennifer Burns at 928-203-7529 by November 20, 2015. Click here for more information
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.
Humboldt State University’s Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Administration invites applications for an academic year Tenure-track Faculty Position in Tourism.
Escalante River Watershed Partnership (ERWP) - Watershed Coordinator
Escalante River Watershed Partnership (UT) seeks a fulltime, experienced Watershed Partnership Coordinator to lead the Partnership of 25 entities, removal of woody invasives, and public and private lands work involving research, restoration, monitoring and other activities. The employing entity is a 501(c)(3) organization. Writing, fundraising, teamwork and discussing controversial issues is a must. Experience working with federal and state agencies, private landowners, NGOs, counties and communities a plus. Resume deadline November 13. For detailed job announcement and position description go to www.escalanteriverwatershedpartnership.org
Internships, Seasonal and Part-Time
North Idaho College Outdoor Pursuits
Seeks interns interested in developing as outdoor professionals by immersion in an intense, hands on outdoor programming experience. Interns will assist with every aspect of the program including: adventure trips, skills clinics, equipment rentals, special events, and program administration.
Interns must be pursuing a college degree that includes an internship within its curriculum.
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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