Natural Resources Outreach Technician, Oakland County, Waterford Michigan

Huron Pines AmeriCorps
Waterford, Michigan
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$16,502 over ten months & $6,495 education award
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
This position requires a 10-month commitment. The Oakland County Natural Resources Outreach Technician will serve independently in the office and through field visits and meetings with local communities. Service will focus on meeting with local practitioners, compiling and developing materials, and hosting trainings. Graphic design and web development services will be provided by Oakland County but the technician can assist heavily based on interest and background. The position will spend time outside observing and learning about specific techniques, issues, and projects (such as rain garden installations or oak wilt treatment techniques) and will utilize technology (such as smartphones, and photo/video equipment) to document information. Minimal regional travel may include visiting different Oakland County properties, hosting meetings throughout the County, or other regional meetings as required. The service member will have access to Oakland County vehicles through the Parks and Recreation Department. A valid driver's license is required. TO VIEW FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION AND APPLY VISIT
Required for position College degree required, preferred degree in natural resources management, sustainability, biology, ecology, forestry, communications, marketing or a related field Computer efficiency (email, excel, ArcGIS Online) Highly motivated and organized Excellent written and verbal communication skills Experience presenting and facilitating Computer efficiency (typing, email, word processing, excel) Ability to pass a background check* U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien Commitment to conserving the forests, lakes and streams of Michigan Preferred for position Experience with graphic design or layout Media and communications
Contact Person
Amanda Vanaman
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