Scholarships

Everglades Foundation
Due: 31st of August, 2019
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Florida Society of Environmental Analysts
Due: 6th of September, 2019
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Jobs

Technician
Location: 
St. Augustine
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Postdoctoral Researcher
Location: 
St. Augustine
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Land Management Assistant
Location: Miami-Dade County
Job Type: Full Time
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Scientist 4
Location: St. Cloud Field Station, Osceola County
Job Type: Full Time
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Senior Environmental Specialist

  • $48,401.60 annually
  • Alachua County
  • Full-time with benefits

Desirable skills include management plan preparation and implementation, evaluation of potential acquisition sites, project development, contractor oversight, all aspects of prescribed burning, exotic plant control, forestry, site development, ecological monitoring, grant writing, development of restoration projects, and supervision of a small staff. Excellent knowledge of North Central Florida ecology, flora and fauna, ArcGIS, and data management are highly desirable.

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Alachua County
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Due: September 13th, 2019

 

Project Manager – LEED BD+C

  • $75,000 – $90,000
  • 530 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801
  • Full-time

The Project Manager is responsible for leading LEED certification projects from design, construction and through close-out. These projects will be focused on LEED for New Construction projects serving the commercial, public, and healthcare sectors. The Project Manager will oversee project teams, client communication, allocated budget, scope, and responsible for fulfillment of all deliverables. ecoPreserve’s Project Managers report to ecoPreserve’s Vice President.

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ecoPreserve

 

STA Vegetation Management Technician

  • $38,646.40 – $45,947.20
  • Pump Station S-5A, West Palm Beach

The primary responsibility of this position is to direct, oversee and monitor vegetation management measures in the Everglades Stormwater Treatment Areas (STAs) and other constructed wetlands managed by the District. Management measures are employed to ensure establishment and maintenance of desired vegetation communities and control plant species that impact water quality treatment capabilities.

Applicants must have an education background and practical work experience in vegetation management, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to plan and manage heavy workloads, enthusiasm and temperament for dealing with harsh wetland field conditions, and willingness and commitment to actively contribute to a collaborative team work effort. Florida wetland plant identification and airboat operation skills are preferred.

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South Florida Water Management District

 

Lake Management Technician

  • Salary range: $36,401 – $54,601
  • Casselberry, FL
  • Full-time

The Lake Management Technician is responsible for performing maintenance of the City’s surface waters and wetlands including the handling and application of herbicides. The Lake Management Technician works independently within established policies and procedures.

For more information please visit the below link:
City of Casselberry

 

Internships

CTW Water Project Grant Intern

  • August 2019- Dec 2019

Assist in administration and review of Clean the World Foundation (CTWF) partner, Las Vegas Sands Corporation (LVS) 2019 Water Projects Grant designated for the LVS effort to address water scarcity, reclamation and protection of water ecosystems and sources in Las Vegas, Singapore and Macao.  Responsible for vetting and researching project applications from an environmental perspective in partnership with Charity Partnership Coordinator.  Applicant projects will be related to water efficiency and scarcity, water re-use and reclamation, and/or ecosystem health and resiliency.

Internship Job Requirements, Skills and Preferences:

  • Must have strong and polished interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Creative, strategic, and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while prioritizing tasks to meet goals and deadlines
  • Must be highly organized and able to work well with others
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office and Windows based computer application and database management
  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic and international nonprofits
  • Must have thorough understanding of challenges, technicalities, and feasibility of a variety of water conservation projects

Intern position description: Sands Water Grant Intern Description
Email resume / cover letter to: mwenninghoff@cleantheworld.org

 

Climate Policy and Program Intern

  • Dates of Employment: Sep 20, 2019 – Nov 20, 2019
  • 20 hour per week
  • Volunteer opportunity to gain course credit

This position provides a unique opportunity to provide direct support to the City of Orlando’s Climate Advisor and Office of Sustainability Resilience to achieve the climate goals, as 1 of 25 leading cities in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. The position will support the Climate Advisor in delivering on eight climate strategies focused on energy, buildings, and transportation. The intern will develop case studies on a variety of city policies and programs, analyze data on Orlando’s buildings stock and transportation system, and assist in a variety of project coordination tasks.
Programs and policies include:

  • Transportation: EV market transformation, fleet transition and infrastructure
  • Renewables: Municipal and citywide solar projects
  • Energy Efficiency: Energy efficiency pilot program development

Internship Job Requirements, Skills and Preferences:

  • Ideal candidate is highly-motivated, team-oriented, and reliable, with excellent attention to detail, critical thinking abilities, and good time management skills.
  • Undergraduate degree (or in pursuit, with at least 60 semester hours completed), in Environmental Science, Public Admin., Sustainability, Social Sciences, Engineering, Public Policy, Communications, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications (e.g., Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Valid Florida driver’s license is required and a background check will be conducted prior to hire.

Intern position description: City of Orlando
Email resume to: benjamin.stacey@cityoforlando.net with the following:
– Position title in subject line of the email
– PDF attachment of resume and cover letter
– Completed application, disregard instructions on the application itself

 

2019 Seasonal Position – Plant Breeding data collection

  • The candidate must be available to work full time during the summer, from late May – August 2019.
  • 40 hour per week, $12/hour – Housing not provided.

Crown Nursery is supporting the University of Florida’s new blackberry breeding program and is seeking a motivated individual to work closely in the breeding project with. The individual will have the opportunity to work directly with at The University of Florida blackberry breeding team at the Gulf Coast Research Center in Wimauma, FL. The individual will work under the direction of plant breeder, Dr. Zhanao Deng, and his breeding assistant.

Internship Job Requirements, Skills and Preferences:

  • College Junior or senior standing
  • Data collection, analysis & interpretation skills preferred
  • Ability to do accurate detailed work under time constraints and deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of genetic concepts
  • Execution skills, organization, responsible
  • Evaluate and analyze cultivars
  • Ability to communicate the progress and findings
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Candidate should be able to work independently or with a team

Intern position description: FL Blackberry Intern
Email resume to: elangarica@crownnurseryllc.com

 

Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer Internship Program

  • The 2019 Summer program dates are May 20 – August 2, 2019 (applications are due February 1, 2019).
  • Insight into the research environment, as well as to teach valuable research skills.
  • Center staff work to facilitate connections among interns and their scientific colleagues through discussion forums, informal lunches, social gatherings and through the Center’s daily “tea time”.

Throughout the 11 weeks, students will:

  • Gain hands-on experience in the lab and learn the use of a variety of technologies for research.
  • Attend workshops in the Center’s state-of-the-art support facilities, including Bioinformatics, Integrated Microscopy, Phenotyping, the Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics, and the Tissue Culture and Transformation Facility.
  • Participate in career pathway discussions with experienced researchers and take field trips to local universities and industries with plant or life science focuses.
  • Attend weekly seminars on issues related to biotechnology. These discussions are structured to give students insight into the social, political, and economic implications of current research–and to allow them to share their opinions, as well.
  • At the end of the summer session, each intern will present a summary of his/her research in the Center’s AT&T Auditorium before an audience of scientific peers. A brief written report is also required and students will be carefully guided through the process of preparation of the written report and oral presentation. The presentation and report are a vital part of the education of young

For more information please visit the below link:
Summer Internship Program

 

Fleet Farming Internships

  • Administrative Assistant & Event Planner
  • Media
  • Marketing
  • Blog Writing and Research
  • Social Media
  • Grant Writing

Applicants must be able to:

  • Work a minimum of 8 hrs a week
  • Attend the internship in-person (In Orlando, Florida)
  • Professionally communicate absences, questions, comments, or concerns

For more information please visit the below link:
Fleet Farming Internships

 

For internships at the Arboretum, visit our page on Knight Connect! Available applications will be under “Forms” on the Arboretum page. Note, you must be logged into Knight Connect to view the available intern applications.

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