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Careers

Permanent Positions. Internships. Tips for job seekers. Advice for employers seeking awesome candidates.

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

Permanent, Full Time

The Wilderness Society - Senior Representative, Government Relations
The Senior Representative will develop and lead government relations strategies to defend priority National Forest lands and policies and other conservation priorities. This includes leading TWS’ outreach and education efforts on National Forest issues with key decision makers in Congress as well as engaging with federal agencies. This person will represent TWS in conservation coalitions, in meetings with decision makers and their staff, and in the media when appropriate. They also will work to identify and engage new partners to advance organizational priorities. Additionally, the Senior Representative will analyze legislation, develop education and advocacy materials, draft talking points, and pursue other activities in support of National Forest and other public lands conservation.
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Coordinator of Outdoor Pursuits - Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
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Canyon Voyages Adventure Company - River Operations/Guide Manager
The position of Guide Manager requires the ability to prioritize, build team efforts, follow company management direction and think on your feet as well as the physical stamina to finish strong and take the lead in adhering to and demonstrating company philosophy and policies.
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Idaho Rivers United - Communications Associate
Visit the IRU website or download this position description for more information and to apply.
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Northwest Treaty Tribes are hiring! Take a look and pass along current job openings from Treaty Tribes in Western Washington, posted at NWIFC.
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Outdoor industry Positions - This link will let you know where you can find opportunities:

Fellowships, Graduate Assistants

El Dorado County (CA) - River Instructor Extra-Help Positions 
'Extra help' positions are seasonal Parks River Patrol staff who work on the river Hiring term: continuous.
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North Idaho College Outdoor Pursuits - Internship 
May-September position applications are closed. Spring 2020 positions (2) applications due 11/1/2019. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]
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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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