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Summer 2023 Watersheds Internship
Position closes on February 24th, 2023!
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill our summer 2023 Watersheds Internship position. The Watersheds Intern will be responsible for assisting the Watersheds Technician on programs and grants that address water quality impairments and non-point source pollution.
Specifically, the intern will participate in tree/native plant planting activities, generation of quality assurance plans, watersheds inventory work, BMP maintenance, outreach, education, and water quality sampling activities.
The Watersheds Intern will be directly supervised by the Watersheds Technician and will work closely with them to ensure tasks and projects are completed on time and to funding/quality standards. It is of great importance the intern is outgoing, a self-starter, and able to communicate with the public about water quality issues in a non-intrusive voluntary conservation-minded way.
Summer 2023 Invasive Species Crew Positions
Position closes on February 24th, 2023!
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District is seeking interested applicants to serve as an Invasive Species Team Member for the Three Shores Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area. The positions will start as early as Mid-May 2023 dependent upon applicant availability and extend through Mid-August 2023, with some flexibility on the end date. Applicants selected for this position will be expected to work a full 40 hours per week with occasional irregular hours, weekends, and overnight trips as needed.
The selected applicants for this position will be expected to conduct invasive species management through manual mechanical, and chemical removal, provide accurate and precise invasive species delineation surveys, ensure thorough and proper data collection, maintain field equipment, and assist in outreach events as needed. This position will require the applicant to conduct fieldwork in all weather conditions and be able to lift and carry 50 pounds on a daily basis. Chosen applicants will also be expected to have reliable transportation as the use of an employee’s personal vehicle will be required during employment at certain times. The employee will be expected to follow the guidance of their crew leader and will be supervised by the Three Shores CISMA Coordinator.
Summer 2023 Education & Outreach Position
Position closes on March 3rd, 2023!
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District is seeking qualified candidates for a Summer 2023 Education and Outreach position. The position is an opportunity to learn and grow while gaining experience in environmental education/outreach in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula. The position will be responsible for planning and providing environmental education opportunities throughout the Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District to both adults and youth. Planning and programming will be completed independently and at times in combination with other District programs and activities. Environmental Education lesson subjects will be led by CLMCD’s mission and organizational goals. This is a non-formal education opportunity and will be a unique way to expand and broaden the candidates environmental and nontraditional teaching methods and skills outside of a formal classroom setting.
Conservation Technician - Full Time
Open until filled!
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District (CLMCD) is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Conservation Technician in the area of agriculture/environmental stewardship. The Conservation Technician will be responsible for implementing the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) in all of Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties. The purpose of the MAEAP program is to provide private landowners with on-farm technical assistance. This includes conducting farm-specific risk assessments; coordinating local, state, and federal agency resources to help farmers reduce environmental risks, and assisting farmers in making progress toward environmental verification through MAEAP. The Technician is also responsible for collaborating with other District staff/partners to promote MAEAP and educate diverse audiences on the importance of environmental quality in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. The selected candidate will be based in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and will include assignments in all of Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties