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Deputy Executive Director, NFFPC

Employer: Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission
Location: At home or other convenient location within the seven state area of ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, and NY
Application deadline: April 5, 2019
Full job description and application instructions

Performs professional work in forest fire management with primary responsibility for coordinating mutual aid activities among the New England States, New York, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland/Labrador, Prince Edward Island, US Forest Service, US National Park Service, the US Fish & Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) at the direction of the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission.

Eradication Entomologist, limited duration

Employer: Oregon Department of Agriculture
Location: Salem, Oregon
Application deadline: March 18, 2019
Full position description and application instructions

The Oregon Department of Agriculture is hiring an entomologist for the Japanese beetle eradication program

Tribal Pest Survey Specialist, 75% time

Employer: Wisconsin Tribal Conservation Advisory Council 
Location: Home-based
Application deadline: March 18, 2019
Call 920-618-1402 for a full position description
Application instructions are mentioned below

The Tribal Pest Survey Specialist performs a variety of specialized duties on participating Tribal Lands, involving the development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of an early detection survey program for plant pests and weeds.

Conservation Forester

Employer: The Nature Conservancy
Location: Nashville, Cookeville, or Sparta, Tennessee. Specific location negotiable.
Application deadline: April 1, 2019
Full position description and application instructions

The Tennessee Chapter of the Nature Conservancy seeks an energetic conservationist for the position of Conservation Forester to strengthen the Chapter’s Forest Conservation Program. Leads forest management planning and communications with private and public landowners, and implementation of forest inventories and certification across the Chapter’s Forest Conservation Program. Assists with developing and monitoring carbon projects to support the Working Woodlands Program and our future strategic climate strategies. Leads operations and management of the Tennessee Chapter’s Preserve, the Bridgestone Nature Reserve at Chestnut Mountain.

Dovetail Partners Executive Director/Vice President

Employer: Dovetail Partners
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN
Application deadline: April 1, 2019
Full job description and application instructions

Dovetail Partners is a non-profit environmental think-tank providing authoritative information about the impacts and trade-offs of environmental decisions, including consumption choices, land use, and policy alternatives. Our vision is to be the most trusted source of environmental information.

Dovetail seeks applications for the position of Executive Director/Vice President. Desired applicants will be dynamic, experienced, collaborative and entrepreneurial leaders with proven project development, management, and fund-raising expertise in natural resources. Our team works across diverse natural resource disciplines, and we seek applicants with expertise in a given field while also working effectively across this spectrum. The Executive Director/VP must be an excellent communicator and dedicated to collaborative and science-based decision-making processes.

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.

Development and Communications Coordinator, full time

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

Work closely with Director of EcoForestry Andy Tait, and Executive Director Rob Lamb. The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the development of EcoForesters’ fundraising, outreach, and communication. The secondary purpose of this position is to assist in the marketing and development of clients for EcoForesters’ forestry and mapping programs.

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.

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