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Outreach Forester

Employer: Enviva
Location: Raleigh, NC (will travel extensively)
Application deadline: Not listed. Was posted on Feb 7, 2019
 
Enviva’s Outreach Forester serves a key role by effectively engaging with landowners, the conservation community, and other external stakeholders as well as Enviva’s Sustainability and Wood Procurement foresters to help develop and implement new, high-impact programs related to our sourcing. Through managing and improving our collaborations, the Outreach Forester will help Enviva successfully implement our responsible sourcing policy, particularly provisions and plans related to FSC certification, stewardship, restoration, and conservation. Enviva is hoping to hire someone with meaningful experience with the conservation community, landowners, and with background in forestry.

Forester II - Klamath Tribes

Employer: Klamath Tribes
Location: Chiloquin, Oregon
Application deadline: February 19, 2019
Full job description
Application form

The primary purpose of this position is to perform professional forestry work in support of the Forestry Program with an emphasis on contract administration.

Development and Communications Coordinator, part time

Employer: EcoForesters 
Location: Asheville, NC 
Application deadline: None listed (start date as soon as candidate is available)
Full job description and application instructions

Work closely, 25 hours per week, with Outreach and Education Associate Mary Vann Johnston, Director of EcoForestry Andy Tait, and Executive Director Rob Lamb. Possibility of becoming full time in the future. The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the development of EcoForesters’ fundraising, outreach, and communication. 

Working Lands Engagement Coordinator

Employer: 1000Friends of Oregon
Location: Remote
Application deadline: Open until filled
 
Help shape Oregon’s future!
Founded in 1974 by Governor Tom McCall, 1000 Friends was created as a watchdog organization to protect Oregon’s land use system. Now, 45 years later, we are responsible for the protection of the 61.3 million acres of our state’s spectacular natural areas, rivers, lakes and streams, and our thriving working lands that contain some of the most, productive lands in the world.

Conservation Corps and AmeriCorps positions with Northwoods Stewardship Center

Employer: Northwoods Stewardship Center
Location: varies (visit the link for the job you are interested in)
Application deadline: varies (visit the link for the job you are interested in)

Calling all high school students, college students, and college grads interested in conservation and environmental stewardship! Hiring is officially open for our busy 2019 field season! Recruitment for our Corps Members and Leaders is happening for crews in Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

In addition to Corps crew positions, we are hiring two AmeriCorps positions based here in East Charleston, a Conservation Field Assistant and a Northern Water Quality Steward. See descriptions below to learn more and apply!

 

 

Fire Management Specialist, part time

Employer: Suffolk County Water Authority
Location: Westhampton Beach, NY 
No application deadline listed. Posted January 17, 2019
Full job description and application instructions

An employee in this title performs key roles in leading, undertaking and supporting ecological management activities involving prescribed fire in the Central Pine Barrens including various program elements that foster biological diversity, natural resource conservation, ecosystem protection and restoration, wildfire risk reduction, and the development and management of scientific research and ecological stewardship.

Forest Health Specialist

Employer: Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Application deadline: February 19, 2019
Full job description and application instructions

The Forest Health Specialist resides within the Forest Health and Sustainability Unit and serves as the division technical experts for forest insects, disease, and invasive plants statewide. They are responsible with securing grant funding and coordinating all forest health programs.

MS Assistantship in Froese Lab at Michigan Tech

M.S. Assistantship in Growth and Yield and Silviculture of Northern Hardwoods

Location: Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 
Application deadline: Open until filled
See application instructions, contacts, and position description below

The Froese Lab is seeking a new graduate student to evaluate and synthesize 50+ year results from historic silviculture system experiments in northern hardwoods in the Upper Great Lakes region. This project is a collaboration with USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, and the Ford Center and Forest at Michigan Technological University. Funding is provided by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Wisconsin and Michigan Implementation Committees.

Forester/Business Manager (or assistant)

Employer: Greenleaf Forestry and Wood Products
Location: Southern Colorado
Application deadline: open until filled (posting Jan 19 - April 19, 2019)
Full position description and application instructions

Want to be more than a specialist forester in a large organization?  Truly practice “Forest First” forestry, hands on, with a large variety of what you learned in forestry school? Be an entrepreneur and enjoy rewards from your initiatives?

The Leopold Writing Program's Aldo & Estella Leopold Residency

Location: near Taos, New Mexico
Duration: one month between May and October, 2019
Application deadline: February 28, 2019
Full description and application instructions

The Leopold Writing Program is an Albuquerque‐based non‐profit organization dedicated to cultivating the next generation of writers and artists committed to the natural world. Since 2009, through a special partnership with the United States Forest Service, the LWP has sponsored 16 scholars, writers, musicians, and poets to spend a full month in residence at Mi Casita, Leopold’s historic cabin in the Carson National Forest near beautiful Taos, New Mexico.

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