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Field Tech Position



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Operations Associate for Progress Alliance of Washington

A great entry level position with a great philanthropy organization!

Operations Associate for Progress Alliance of Washington, announcement attached.

PA Operations Associate 2019.pdf

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College of the Environment 2019 Career Fair Reminder


Step up your job search game by attending the 2019 UW Environmental Career Fair!

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle Campus
Hosted by the UW College of the Environment

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Summer Campaign Jobs for UW Students!

My name is Brooke Beason and I am a Campaign Director with Fund for the Public Interest, a national non-profit organization that runs campaigns for some of the nation’s most prominent environmental and social change organizations, such as Environment America and U.S. PIRG.

I’m emailing to ask for your help spreading the word about opportunities for students and career positions for seniors and graduates. We will be on campus from 2/19 – 2/21 meeting with interested students. Can you forward the announcement below to your students?

We are currently hiring students and college graduates to join our summer campaign staff and direct campaign offices in 25 cities across the country. Students will get the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in grassroots organizing, learn valuable communication skills and have the opportunity to participate in a variety of campaign actions including: running media events, coalition building, canvassing, and writing editorials, all while being paid as members of our staff. Our staff typically earn an average of $6,000-8,000 over the summer.

We’ve also found that short announcements at the beginning of class are a good way to reach students. Can one of our staff come to your class(es) from 2/19 – 2/21?

You can reply to me directly at bbeason to arrange the details of the class announcement. Thank you in advance for your help and I look forward to hearing back from you.

Brooke Beason
Summer Campaign Staffing Director
Fund for the Public Interest

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EXTERNAL Job Opening

Human Resources must receive application materials by 5:00 PM January 2, 2019

Internal /External


Job # 121-18

Natural Resources

Grade: 12

Internal Applicants are Defined as:

– Grand Ronde Tribal members

– Spouse of a Grand Ronde Tribal member or

– Parent or legal guardian of Grand Ronde Tribal member children.

– Current Regular Employee, past their six-month introductory period, receiving at least a “meets expectations” on most recent performance evaluation and not under disciplinary action or performance improvement within the previous six months.

Internal Recruitment Process:

For those individuals meeting minimum qualifications an interview will be given in the following ranking order:

1. Grand Ronde Tribal members

a) Qualified Grand Ronde Tribal members who show they meet the minimum qualifications of the position during the course of the interview process will be given first consideration for hire and the recruitment process will end.

2. Tribal member spouses, parents and/or legal guardians of Grand Ronde Tribal member children and current regular employees.

Work Experience for Post High School Education: Two (2) years of work experience, in an applicable field, may be substituted for each year of an educational requirement, up to half the total educational requirement. Applicants substituting work experience for education requirements must be able to prove aptitude to perform the essential functions of the position.

Post High School Education for Work Experience: One (1) year of educational experience may be substituted for two (2) years of applicable work experience.


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Forest technician job opportunity

Alpine Land Information Services is currently seeking qualified Forest Technicians for our Forest Inventory Department. We would like to extend this employment opportunity to all current students and alumni. This position is a great opportunity for individuals interested in industrial forest management. We are currently expanding our inventory team and are looking for the right people to advance at Alpine.

Over the past 25 years, Alpine Land Information Services has been at the forefront of forest inventory management. We are located in Redding, California, and serve a vast industrial forest landscape throughout Northern California. We specialize in providing turnkey solutions for the management of our clients’ data. We employ a wide array of professional and non-professional expertise and are fully engaged, whether it is developing data collection protocols, system server application software or just trying to find the most cost-effective way to access a remote piece of ground. We strive to provide our employees with the best and most modern equipment, including custom support software and the latest in forest mensuration technology. Training and education through hands-on experience is a way of life at Alpine.

Christopher C. Johnson

Field Operations Manager




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Restoration Positions with ICF

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Environmental Career Fair

Our February 20 Environmental Career Fair is just around the corner. We have a great line-ups of employers again this year, including Boeing, Integral Consulting, NOAA and many more!

· Facebook event page:

· Event webpage with list of registered employers (we will be adding to the list over the next few weeks):

Step up your job search game by attending the 2019 UW Environmental Career Fair!

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle Campus
Hosted by the UW College of the Environment

career fair 2019 poster.pdf

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Washington Rare Plant Care and Conservation Botanical Coordinator

The Rare Care program was modeled after this program in New England. This job opportunity is an excellent position for anyone interested in working in plant conservation.

Washington Rare Plant Care and Conservation

PH 206.616.0780 EM rarecare

School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

College of the Environment

Botanical Coordinator 2019 Final.pdf

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Diversity Career Fair – January 30, 2019 – University of Washington

I want to make you aware of the 38th Annual Diversity Career Fair coming next week, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in the HUB Ballroom. The career fair is open to ALL UW STUDENTS and ALL MAJORS. An impressive list of employers will be at the fair to recruit students for career and internship opportunities. Please encourage your students to attend.

Jobs! Internships! Fantastic Opportunities for All UW Students!

What: 38th Annual Diversity Career Fair

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Where: University of Washington (Seattle) – Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom

Time: 5:30-8:30PM

All Majors (Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts & The Sciences)

All Class Levels (Freshman – Grad)

All UW Students!

Participating employers:

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Natural Sciences Job & Internship Fair (Info for Students) Jan 29th 1pm-4pm

There are some good companies! Check out the employer list. I am sure you got your resume all ready to go over winter break J

Natural Sciences Job & Internship Fair (Info for Students)

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
1pm – 4pm
Mary Gates Hall Commons (UW Seattle campus)
Learn more:

Are you a student in the natural sciences here at UW? Save the date for our Natural Sciences Job & Internship Fair – on January 29th from 1-4pm in the Mary Gates Hall Commons on the Seattle campus – to connect with employers interested in connecting with you!

We anticipate up to 20 employers will be in attendance, seeking candidates for full-time, part-time, internship and/or volunteer roles at their organization.

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or dso. The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.

For more information, contact:
Career & Internship Center Events

Lisa Nordlund

Undergraduate Adviser (BSE/ESRM)

School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

nord | 206-543-3077

Make an advising appointment:

The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now – Chinese Proverb-

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CPOP Seasonal Job Opportunities with CNLM

The South Sound Program of the Center for Natural Lands Management based in Olympia, Washington is currently reviewing applicants for the following seasonal positions:

  • Prairie Science Technician – Prairie Monitor (Joint Base Lewis-McChord program)
  • Restoration Technician (JBLM program)
  • Restoration Specialist (JBLM program)
  • Avian Field Technician (Avian Science Program)

Please visit the following link for detailed information about each position, and application instructions if interested:

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PCA Seasonal Positions at Institute for Applied Ecology

The Institute for Applied Ecology, a non-profit in Corvallis, Oregon is currently hiring for a wide range of seasonal positions for the 2019 field season; these include paid internships as well as technician and crew lead positions.

Links to individual position descriptions are below and on our website ( . Application deadlines, pay rate and duration of each position vary.

Click on the descriptions below for details regarding each position.

To apply, follow the links in each of the position descriptions to complete a Google Form, and follow the instructions in the position description.

Inquiries should be e-mailed to jobs

2019 IAE Seasonal Positions.pdf

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PNW IPC EDRR Outreach Coordinator Position

Position Description

Position Title:

Early Detection Rapid Response (EDRR) Program Outreach Coordinator –

Reports to:

PNW IPC Coordinator / PNW IPC Board

Organizational Summary: The mission of the PNW IPC is to protect the Pacific Northwest’s land and waters from ecologically-damaging invasive plants through scientific research, education, policy and an on-the-ground citizen science monitoring and eradication program.

Program Purpose: The Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council’s (PNW-IPC) Early Detection Rapid Response (EDRR) Citizen Science Invasive Plant Program is an action-oriented volunteer citizen science program that directly addresses the invasive species threat. Our EDRR program provides support to local, state and federal land management agencies in their efforts to keep new invaders from establishing, and protect our natural resources.

Position Details: The Outreach Coordinator position is a part time, flexible position, with up to 15 hours per week during the spring/early summer training season and down to 5-10 hours per week for the rest of the field season into the fall reporting season. During Nov, Dec and Jan, this position requires very few hours.

Essential Functions

Outreach to Partners and Volunteers

  • With partners, plan approximately ten trainings and group hikes throughout WA and OR per year for Citizen Scientists.
  • With our partners, help determine EDRR priority species, and coordinate trails and locations for trained Citizen Scientists to survey.
  • Outreach to new volunteers, coordinate and assist current Citizen Scientist volunteers.
  • Organize resulting data, ensure that data is properly entered and tracked, and verify species reported.
  • Report data to our partners immediately for EDRR species reported. Report all data from surveys at the end of each field season to our partners.
  • Work with EDDMapS to verify surveys done and data are accurate and complete.
  • Work with EDDMapS to streamline online data entry, and investigate further data entry options.
  • Develop and expand partnerships with local, state and federal agencies, weed boards, universities, and other nonprofit groups.
  • Promote and expand research and student credit partnerships with universities.
  • Promote the EDRR program, trainings and group hikes on social media. Update PNW IPC website.

Research and Grant Reporting

  • Organize the collection and reporting of annual data per requirements of each research partner.
  • Assist with writing and completing the end-of-year reports.

Desired Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate or Graduate student with course work and experience with invasive species sciences preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of plant identification.
  • Experience in data collection techniques and data analysis.
  • Website design experience preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills working with volunteers and partners.
  • Solid understanding of standard office IT and data collection technology.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including small and large group presentations.
  • Knowledge of informal education methods and strategies for engaging citizen scientists.
  • Ability to present and report data accurately.


Hourly salary is commensurate with qualifications, starting at $21 per hour to $25 per hour. No health insurance, retirement, or other benefits are available.

The Coordinator position is to be based in the Seattle. Office space is provided at the University of Washington’s Botanic Gardens.

Occasional travel is desired to assist the EDRR Coordinator with trainings and/or to assist or lead group hikes. Must have a valid driver’s license, and personal driver’s insurance. Travel costs to trainings and group hikes will be reimbursed.

How to Apply

Only electronic submissions will be accepted, please, no paper submissions. Please email a cover letter and resume electronically to lizbetha with the subject: “Outreach Coordinator Position”. The position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed starting January 25th.

For more information about our EDRR program, visit our website at


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Water Scientist Position with The Nature Conservancy in Oregon

Excited to announce that The Nature Conservancy in Oregon is currently hiring a Water Scientist position based in Portland that could be applicable to SEFS grad students, postdocs or alums. Inquires for more information can be sent to Ryan Haugo.

Ryan Haugo, PhD
Director of Conservation Sciencerhaugo

(503) 802-8120 office

(206) 930-6970 mobile

The Nature Conservancy in Oregon
Temporary Address:1634 SW Alder St.

Portland, OR 97205

TNC – Water Scientist_full.pdf

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Recruitment for FYP Student Leadership Positions – Now Open!

First Year Programs is currently recruiting for our First-year Interest Group (FIG) Leader and Orientation Leader (OL) student positions!

The FIG program is looking for students from all departments who are UW-Seattle undergraduates with strong organizational skills and a genuine interest in working with freshmen as they face the challenges and opportunities presented to them as new students. FIG Leadersteach a 2-credit course to new Freshman students in Autumn 2019!

Orientation Leaders play a vital role in the orientation process, working closely with new students and their families on a wide variety of topics including academics, student involvement, housing options, and more. Orientation Leaders work during summer quarter and are paid 30-40/hrs per week.

Leadership in FYP Workshops: (All workshops will be held in MGH 120)

  • Tuesday 1/8 at 3:30 pm
  • Thursday 1/10 at 2:30 pm
  • Monday 1/14 at 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 1/16 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday 1/23 9:30 am
  • Friday 1/25 4:00 pm

The application deadline is Sunday, January 27th!

Applications are available online at fypadmin.


The First Year Programs Team

First Year Programs
Undergraduate Academic Affairs / University of Washington

Box 352825
120 Mary Gates Hall, Seattle, WA 98198-2825
206.543.4905 / fypadmin /

FYP Positions OL & FIG.pdf

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US Forest Service Student Intern and Recent Graduate Hiring Event

The Forest Service is hiring student interns and recent graduates through the Pathways Program as part of the 2019 Society of Range Management (SRM) Annual Meeting.

· Job announcements will be open Feb. 7-20.

· Applications are accepted through

· SRM Annual Meeting is Feb. 10-14 in Minneapolis, MN, and the Forest Service will host a recruitment event at the meeting.

Available Student Positions (Undergraduate and Graduate)

· Rangeland Management, Soil Scientist, or Wildlife Biologist – GS-0499-03/04/05 with conversion to GS-05/07/09

· Archeologist – GS-0199-05/07 with conversion to GS-0193-09

Available Recent Graduate Positions

Agency-wide merit promotion announcements will also be advertised for the following positions:

· Rangeland Management Specialist – GS-05/07 with conversion to GS-0454-07/09

· Soil Scientist – GS-05/07 with conversion to GS-0470-07/09

· Wildlife Biologist – GS-05/07 with conversion to GS-0486-07/09

· Hydrologist – GS-05/07 with conversion to GS-1315-07/09

· Geologist – GS-05/07 with conversion to GS-1350-07/09

· Range Technician – GS-04/05 with conversion to GS-0455-06 or above

· Archeologist – GS-07 with conversion to GS-0193-09

What You Need to Do

Submit requests for positions using the Hiring and Workforce Planning Tool (via ConnectHR) by Jan. 15, 2019. For access questions, contact your Human Resources Officer.

When submitting the request, select “Pathways” as the appointment type, and limit to series and grade range listed above.

Visit the National Collective Recruitment and Hiring webpage for position description numbers and additional information.

Help is Available

Questions can be directed to Doug Crosbie at dcrosbie.

Open an HR Help case:

· Call: 1-877-372-7248, Press 2

· Email: hrm_contact_center

· Self-Service: ConnectHR > HR Help link

For detailed instructions, visit the HR Help How-to Add a Case Guide.

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City of Gresham Environmental Data Analyst — Job Announcement

A new position in Gresham’s Natural Resources Program has been posted to our website. We’re looking for someone with solid GIS and database skills and a science background.

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Now Hiring: Campus Tour Guides!

About University of Washington Office of Admissions – Campus Visit Program:

Student tour guides and Admissions representatives at the University of Washington interact with more than 37,000 campus visitors each year. In addition to daily tours and operating the Welcome Center, staff are called upon to lead separately scheduled tours, speak at events, and assist the Office of Admissions with recruitment and outreach efforts in the surrounding community. There is some administrative work, such as data entry and restocking publications. You are expected to share your University of Washington stories with guests and be familiar with a wide variety of material, including key programs, the freshman application timeline, and more. As a Tour Guide, you will represent the University of Washington and yourself as well as other Tour Guides in a manner that provides a positive reflection of our institutional vision, goals, mission, and efforts.

The position is now live on Handshake.

Information Session: January 8th at 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm in HUB 106

Questions? Please email visituw

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CSFS Seasonal Forester Announcement


POSITION TITLE:  Seasonal Forester (3 positions)

LOCATION: State Forest Field Office (Gould, CO)

HOURLY PAY RATE:  $12.00 per hour (depending on experience) – dormitory style housing and utilities provided.

EMPLOYMENT DATES:  May 2019 through August 2019 (start and end date may be variable)               

CLOSING DATE:  Applications will be considered until all vacancies are filled, however materials should be received by February 4, 2019for full consideration.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date
  • Pursuing or completed degree in forestry or related natural resources field
  • Ability to operate a manual transmission vehicle
  • Ability to operate 4-wheel drive vehicles in variable weather and road conditions
  • Ability to (or willingness to learn how to) operate chainsaws/misc. logging equipment, forestry equipment, and perform strenuous outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours with occasional evening and weekend duties (work based on a 40-hour work week)
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team

 Conditions of Employment:

  • This position requires hiking and carrying field equipment most hours of the workday
  • Occasional camping will be required
  • The employee should be able to work in adverse weather conditions, steep/rough terrain, and with minimal supervision

 Preferred Experience:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
  • One season of field experience
  • National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) S130/190 Wildfire Training
  • Experience in the utilization of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet, e-mail, GPS, and ArcGIS

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cruising and data collection for forest-wide inventory
  • Chainsaw operation – thinning, firewood, and defensible space work
  • Assisting with timber sale layout – cruising, boundary delineation, and marking
  • Various GPS and GIS applications
  • Assisting with assessment and treatment of insect and disease projects
  • General labor – rock headers, fences, facility and equipment maintenance, minor construction projects, etc.

To Apply:

Please send electronic versions of the application materials to the email address below:

Resume, cover letter, and three (3)professional references


For questions regarding the position, please contact:

Russ Gross

Colorado State Forest Service

59228 State Hwy 14

Walden, CO 80480

(970) 723-4505

A copy of this announcement is posted on the CSFS website at:

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer. Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates.


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