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Outreach Notice - Recreation Planner,Hood River, ORSeries Categories: GS-401/807-7/9 PFT

The incumbent will work for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area with responsibility for managing 2 Wild and Scenic Rivers, the White Salmon and the Klickitat, and a portion of the Mark Hatfield Wilderness. The incumbent is responsible for recreation planning in the Gorge and will write NEPA documents related to recreation planning while working in an interdisciplinarysetting. This positon supervises one seasonal river ranger. PLEASE RESPOND BY December 30, 2014.  See attachment for more information. 

Prairie Rivers Network, Champaign Illinois seeks an Executive Director 

We seek an energetic and self-motivated individual to lead an organization working with citizens, state agencies, scientists, and other advocacy groups to protect Illinois’ 120,000 miles of rivers and streams. Individuals with leadership, fundraising, program development, and advocacy skills are strongly urged to apply.
Read full job position description and announcement.Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a cover letter outlining their interests in and suitability for the position, and contact information for three references to: 

Angelo State University Recreation is once again seeking a Graduate Assistant for Fall 2015 (start date in late Summer). Please pass this posting along to your student leaders ready to take the next leap. Additional details can be found in the official posting. .

Ian R. Brown, Assistant Director for Outdoor Adventures, Angelo State University Recreation, President of the Board, Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education
The Fort Carson Adventure Programs and Education (APE), in Colorado Springs, CO is currently looking for 2 well-qualified persons for a full-time Winter Internship running from mid-Jan 2015 to mid-Apr 2015. We are also currently hiring 8 interns for our Summer 2015 full-time internship, which begins mid-May 2015 and ends mid-Aug 2015. Please see attached Summer Intern Packet. Check us out at the Career Center for specific seasonal information.
We are taking resumes throughout the year for all seasons. Call or email Trevor McConnell, Internship Director at 719-492-6640 ( if these times do not work for you. Other arrangements can be made. Best of Luck!
Tara L. Allman, Adventure Programs Coordinator, Fort Carson Adventure Programs and Education, Colorado Springs, CO
The University of Idaho Department of Movement Sciences is hiring a Clinical Assistant Professor in Recreation with focus on the Outdoor Recreation Leadership curriculum. The position description and application instructions are listed here
Ohio University Outdoor Pursuits is seeking two Graduate Assistant Positions, Challenge Program & Adventure Trips. See attachments for more information or Contact Dan Vorisek at or myself for more information. Please pass this along to your student leaders ready to take this leap in their path.
David Roth, Graduate Assistant Outdoor Pursuits

Illinois State University Assistant Director of Adventure Programs - See complete description here.

University of Georgia Assistant Director for Outdoor Recreation, This position is an integral part of the department's leadership team. Reporting to the Associate Director for Programs, the Assistant Director for Outdoor Recreation is primarily responsible for the development and direction of five outdoor recreation program areas within the Department of Recreational Sports including the trips and clinic program, the challenge courses (indoor and outdoor), the Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) (equipment retail, resale merchandise and resource material), climbing wall and bouldering courtyard and the first-year experience program, Dawg Camp Adventure. Anticipated start date is January, 2015. 

University of Utah Faculty Positions - The Society, Water and Climate cluster at the University of Utah is seeking to fill tenure-track faculty positions, including Social Scientist, Snow Hydrologist and Climatologist.  

The Basalt, Colorado - based Roaring Fork Conservancy is seeking a full-time, seasonal intern to work on their Summer 2015 River Rendezvous.   

Funding for Agencies and Non-profit Organization Internships:  Environmental Stewards (ES) once again offers land and water management agencies and non-profit organizations opportunities to accomplish specific projects and provides individual placements for young people “Stewards” interested in gaining experience in natural and cultural resource management. Stewards are placed with state and federal agencies or non-profits in 10-week to year-long positions throughout the United States for assignment like the following:

  • 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

For more information, here's a summary of the 2013 Environmental Stewards Summer Program and a new “How to Partner With Us” about the Environmental Stewards program
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