Scholarships

Everglades Foundation
Due: 31st of August, 2019
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Jobs

Technician
Location: 
St. Augustine
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Postdoctoral Researcher
Location: 
St. Augustine
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Lagoon Plan Environmental Specialist
Location: 
Vero Beach, FL
Job Type: Full Time
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Land Management Assistant
Location: Miami-Dade County
Job Type: Full Time
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Manager – Natural Resources
Location: Vero Beach
Job Type: Full Time

Residential Horticulture and Florida Friendly Landscaping Extension Agent
Location: 
Orlando County
Job Type: Full Time
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Residential Horticulture and Master Gardener Coordinator Extension Agent
Location: 
Orange 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 Fish & Wildlife Technician
Location: South Florida
Job Type: Full Time
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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.

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City of Casselberry

 

Environmental Protection Specialist

  • Salary range: $73,375 – $95,388
  • Ochopee, FL
  • Full-time

Incumbent serves as the preserve’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Coordinator and Wilderness Coordinator, is located in the Resource Management Division, Big Cypress National Preserve, with duty station at the Ochopee Headquarters. The purpose of the position is to ensure adequate consideration of environmental and non-environmental factors in Preserve management and decision making.

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USAJobs

 

Field Technician

  • Salary range: $33,000 – $36,000
  • Avon Park, FL
  • Full-time (40 hours/week)

The field technician will be tasked with a variety of tasks supporting the efforts of the Natural Resources Program by providing support to the Invasive Species Coordinator with their work. Duties may include conducting field surveys, data collection, monitoring, habitat improvement, basic inventory and treatment of invasive flora. This position will be required to conduct pesticide application, mechanical control, use GPS to collect field data, and other tasks as assigned. This position requires the field technician to have or be able to obtain a Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commercial Pesticide Applicators License within 3 months of hire. There may be an opportunity to assist with other Natural Resources staff; for example: wildlife monitoring, rare plant monitoring, archaeological surveys, etc.

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Colorado State University

 

Scientist 3 (Aquatic Weed Management)

  • Salary Minimum: $46,987.20
  • West Palm Beach Administrative Headquarters (B1)

The primary responsibilities of this position are to assess, oversee and monitor vegetation management activities in District canals, levees, and other waterways, primarily in the southern regions.  The incumbent will work with a team of scientists responsible for coordinating herbicide treatments and overseeing ground and aerial services contractors for aquatic plant management activities.  The incumbent will also be responsible for monitoring and evaluating the progress of these vegetation management efforts.  This position requires a strong background in aquatic botany, herbicides, and application technologies using integrated pest management principles.

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OM5205231 Canal/Levee Aquatic Plant Management

 

Ops Environmental Specialist I

  • Base Salary: $15 / hour
  • St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve
  • Full-Time (40 hours/week)

This position serves as the OPS, Environmental Specialist 1 at the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve. This is a specialized professional position working on development and implementation of resource management activities with partnering managing lands to help address priority upland management issues along with visitor service activities including interpretation and educational projects. Candidate will be expected to work in a dynamic high-energy work environment and must be able to work on competing projects at the same time. Also, be comfortable working independently in the field and in various weather and field conditions. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Performs other duties as required.

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Port St. Joe Ops Environmental Specialist I

 

Invasive Plant Technician 

  • Base Salary: $30,992.00.
  • Bureau of Land Resources – St. Johns River Water Management District.
  • This is skilled work applying a variety of herbicides to control invasive aquatic and terrestrial vegetation.

Measures, mixes, and safely applies herbicide spray mixtures pursuant to label directions to selectively control infestations of aquatic and terrestrial vegetation; assists with the calibration of herbicide application equipment; posts warning signs in treated areas to inform the public of any water use or re-entry restrictions; operates computerized herbicide delivery system, airboats with injection systems and batch system, ATVs and pickups with batch systems and back-pack sprayers; makes some on-site decisions on methods of application for control of target vegetation, weather conditions, and other environmental issues.

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St. Johns River Water Management District

 

Senior Environmental Specialist

  • $47,499.09 Annually.
  • Alachua County Parks and Conservation Lands
  • Full-Time with Benefits (40 hours/week)

Alachua County Parks and Conservation Lands Department is seeking applicants for a Senior Environmental Specialist Position (Forestry emphasis) to assist the Land Conservation Program with acquisition and management of Alachua County Forever Preserves. Eligible candidates will possess knowledge of ecological forestry practices, land management techniques and North Central Florida ecology, flora and fauna.  Desirable skills include: a working knowledge of forestry practices, i.e., cruising timber, planning and overseeing timber harvests, and managing timber resources; evaluating and restoring natural resources; exotic plant control; the ability to perform all duties related to prescribed burning; and some supervisory experience.  A working knowledge of ArcGIS, spreadsheets and databases is highly desirable.

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Alachua County Parks and Conservation Lands

 

Natural Resources Educator

  • $41,620.80 – $62, 212.80 Annually.
  • Parks and Natural Resources Division’s Natural Areas Program
  • Oversees the environmental education component of Parks and Natural Resources Division

Responsible staff position for coordination and implementation of the environmental educational program for Parks and Natural Resources Division’s Natural Areas Program. Plans and provides environmental education to both youth and adults with primary focus on youth. Assist with the management of the environmental education center, public outreach, and communication of land management activities with a focus on the natural resources of Polk County.

Coordinates activities with schools, public, volunteers, County staff, community partners, and related agencies on issues pertaining to environmental education and conservation. Provides educational programs to school groups, conducts teacher training workshops and outreach programs. Network with colleagues to create effective outreach programming, signage and print publications. Assists with the preparation and implementation of grants. Assists with preparing and conducting presentations to enhance the knowledge of natural resources along with concepts of protection and conservation of these resources.

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Parks and Natural Resources Division’s Natural Areas Program

 

Researcher IV

  • Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT).
  • Performing critical data entry in order to enter a back-log of aquatic plant data, to keep up with the continuing inflow of information, and for technical writing of species fact sheets.

A qualifying individual skilled in aquatic plant and animal identification and ecology, who is familiar with scientific literature on invasive aquatic species, and can write scientific documents will make a strong and necessary addition to the NAS Program. Familiarity with relational databases is also highly desired.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter nonindigenous aquatic species sightings data into an on-line database, following established Standard Operations Procedures (SOP)
  • Provide quality control for data entry by verifying entries prior to submission. Enter nonindigenous aquatic species sightings data into an on-line database, following established SOP
  • Deliver quality control for data entry by verifying entries prior to submission
  • Geo-reference data to latitude/longitude and hydrologic unit codes.
  • Perform literature reviews for species distribution information
  • Contact state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and other agencies for aquatic species data
  • Find and enter museum data and data from other on-line sources
  • Write technical accounts of species introductions and biology
  • Contact other scientists and biologists to acquire new information on nonindigenous aquatic species
  • Perform quality checks on new and existing data in the NAS system
  • Complete standard office work such as scanning and organizing documents
  • Attend staff meetings related to nonindigenous aquatic species and data management
  • Assist with other Center research as appropriate.

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Plant and animal identification and ecology

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

 

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

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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

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Fleet Farming Internships