This page is for job postings from conservation organizations that are commenserate with the SWCS mission. Examples are postings for Conservation District positions. State and Federal postings may also be included, if appropriate. Postings are only done by the site administrator.
INGHAM CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Regional Invasive Species Coordinator (Part-time)
This is a part-time, grant-funded position housed at the Ingham Conservation District (ICD), with a service area covering Ingham, Clinton, Eaton and Ionia Counties. The candidate will work 24 hours per week during normal ICD business hours of Monday –Thursday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm with occasional evening and weekend hours for meetings and special events. Funding for this position is provided by the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP) through March 31, 2021, with the possibility of additional hours/renewal through other grants.
Please submit a cover letter, résumé and three references via email to Michelle Beloskur at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials must be received by January 27, 2020. The anticipated start date is February 18, 2020. If you have questions, contact Michelle at email@example.com. No phone calls please. Visit www.inghamconservation.com for more information about the Ingham Conservation District and its programs. (Posted 1/8/2020)
JACKSON COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Program Manager (Part-time)
The Jackson County Conservation District is a local unit of state government, assisting landowners with the conservation and management of their natural resources and is currently accepting resumes for a Program Manager position. This position is part-time (20-30 hrs/week) with the possibility to move to full-time status. While the majority of work will be completed between normal business hours, some events and duties will require working occasional evening and weekend hours.
Application deadline: Tuesday, January 21st at 5:00pm. Submit a cover letter and resume with three work-related references via email to Lori Fitzgibbons at firstname.lastname@example.org OR mail materials to Program Manager Position, Jackson County Conservation District, 211 W. Ganson St, Suite 200, Jackson, MI 49201.
Tentative starting date: The week of February 17th, 2020. (Posted 1/8/2020)
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