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Summer Jobs
« on: January 22, 2015, 07:07:20 PM »
USDA Forest Service Eastern Region

This is a MAJOR effort to recruit seasonal employees for the United States Forest Service in the Northeastern United States.  OVER 50 positions are being filled on MULTIPLE National Forests.  These are great opportunities for college students to gain valuable field experience.  ALL group vacancy announcements will open on Wednesday, 01/28/2015 and will close on Tuesday, 02/03/2015.

2015 Summer Season
Temporary Employment Opportunities
Allegheny, Chequamegon-Nicolet, Chippewa, Hiawatha, Huron-Manistee, Ottawa, Superior and White Mountain National Forests and Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
These National Forests are seeking qualified applicants to fill temporary full-time positions for the 2015 summer season. To apply for any of these positions, visit Vacancy announcements will be posted to USAJobs on January 28, 2015 and will remain open for 7 days. Start date, length of season and number of positions will depend upon budget. Seasonal housing may be available in some locations.
Contacts are listed in a PDF on the MSAF website calendar -

Please contact those individuals for more information on the job, the duty station, and availability of housing.
Please note: This is a partial listing of temporary positions available. Each Unit may also have additional employment opportunities.


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Re: Summer Jobs
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2015, 10:14:57 AM »
Position Title:   Forest Management Assistant
   Job ID:   42903
   Location: Indiana
   Full/Part Time:   Full-Time
   Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Nashville, Indiana (IN)

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 35 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit to learn more.   
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

The Forest Management Assistant will perform and participate in forest management operations, maintenance, and property management.

The Forest Management Assistant will maintain forested properties and perform land management activities on land managed as part of The Nature Conservancys Forest Bank Program.  S/he removes exotic species and/or conducts species monitoring.  S/he may assist in prescribed burns and maintain tools, equipment and land.  The Forest Management Assistant will conduct basic forest management activities including forest inventory, timber marking, boundary marking, management plan writing, and maintaining records using a database or PC. The Forest Management Assistant will work out of the Conservancys Brown County Hills office in Nashville, Indiana.  Lodging can be provided, if needed, and a vehicle and equipment will be available for work purposes.

This is a six month position with an approximate time frame of early May to late October.

   May interact with visitors
   Works under close or infrequent supervision.

   High school diploma and 6 months of related experience             
   Experience operating various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner (e.g. Lawn mower, chainsaw, tractor, two-way radio, etc).
   Must be able to obtain related licenses or certifications as required. (e.g. First Aid, CPR, herbicide application, and drivers license).

   1 - 2 years experience in land management.                   
   Experience working with or knowledge of natural systems.
   Ability to recognize plant and animal species to complete forest management activities.
   Ability to operate various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner (e.g.; lawn mower, chainsaw, tractor, UTV/ATV, two-way radio, etc.).
   Ability to follow instructions from colleagues.
   PC familiarity, including database knowledge.

   May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations for long periods of time in isolated settings, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.               
   Requires considerable physical exertion and/or muscular strain. 
   Some overnight travel and in-state travel will be required.   

This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at
Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Go to to apply for position number 42903. Submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 23, 2015.

If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancys background screening process.
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Re: Summer Jobs
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2015, 05:41:03 PM »

Wisconsin DNR
Location, Wisconsin Rapids, Griffith Nursery

Here is a summer job opportunity.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource, Division of Forestry, Reforestation Program is recruiting for 2 LTE Foresters to assist with our reforestation monitoring efforts.  These position work across the entire state and assess reforestation efforts on both public and private land.
For more information please contact me at 608-574-4904.
Joseph M. Vande Hey
Nursery Superintendent Forest Management Bureau
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
5350 Highway 133 East
PO Box 305
Boscobel, WI 53805
Phone: (608) 574-4904
Fax: (608) 375-4126


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