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Environmental Education Camp Coordinator

The Environmental Education Camp Coordinator works with the Education Team to further the mission of the Grand Traverse Conservation District (GTCD) by supporting the activities of the Education Team, led by the Education Coordinator/Camp Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental education camp programs, creating and maintaining signage and exhibits, and representing the organization at the Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community.

TO APPLY
Please email completed application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on required knowledge and skills to the Grand Traverse Conservation District Education Coordinator/Camp Director Taryn Carew at tcarew@gtcd.org.

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Environmental Education Intern- two available

The Environmental Education Intern is a seasonal position and works with the Education Team to further the mission of the Grand Traverse Conservation District (GTCD) by supporting the activities of the Education Team, led by the Education Coordinator/Camp Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental education programs, creating and maintaining signage and exhibits, and representing the organization at the Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community.

TO APPLY
Please email completed application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on required knowledge and skills to the Grand Traverse Conservation District Education Coordinator/Camp Director Taryn Carew at tcarew@gtcd.org.

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ISN Outreach Specialist

The Invasive Species Network Outreach Specialist works with the Coordinator to implement the two-year Michigan Invasive Species Grand Program grant, which funds the position. Primary responsibilities include coordinating the Go Beyond Beauty garden professional recognition program, presenting on invasive species topics to interested groups, creating and managing electronic and hardcopy outreach materials, communicating with landowners, and engaging volunteers.
Salary:  $27-32,000/year, depending on qualifications
Type:  Full-time
Preferred start date:  20 April 2015
Application Deadline:  Friday 10 April 2015, 5pm Eastern, or until position is filled

TO APPLY
Please email completed application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on required knowledge and skills to the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network Coordinator Katie Grzesiak at kgrzesiak@gtcd.org.

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ISN Seasonal Technician

The Invasive Species Seasonal Technician works with the Coordinator to implement the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program grant, which funds the position. Primary responsibilities include leading a crew of 3 other workers to work with partner organizations in Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Manistee counties to manage terrestrial invasive plants throughout the region, coordinating treatment with partners, creating maps, working with private land owners, and engaging volunteers.
Wage:  $12-14/hr, depending on qualifications
Type:  Seasonal, up to 20 weeks
Preferred start date:  20 April 2015
Application Deadline:  Friday 10 April 2015, 5pm Eastern

TO APPLY
Please email completed application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on required knowledge and skills to the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network Coordinator Katie Grzesiak at kgrzesiak@gtcd.org.

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ISN Seasonal Crew Members

The Invasive Species Seasonal Crew Members (3 positions) work with the Coordinator and Technician to implement the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program grant, which funds these positions. Primary responsibilities include working with partner organizations to survey and control terrestrial invasive plant species throughout Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Manistee counties.
Wage:  $10-12/hr, depending on qualifications
Type:  Seasonal, up to 16 weeks
Preferred start date:  27 April 2015
Application Deadline:  Friday 10 April 2015, 5pm Eastern

TO APPLY
Please email completed application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for the position based on required knowledge and skills to the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network Coordinator Katie Grzesiak at kgrzesiak@gtcd.org.

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