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Gila Watershed Partnership Nursery Manager | Safford, AZ | Closes February 28th, 2018

Gila Watershed Partnership Nursery Manager Position

Location: Safford, AZ
Closes: 2/28/2018
Salary: $35,000 – $40,000
JOB TYPE: Temporary Internship / Full-time

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Position is responsible for building the capacity of the Gila Native Plant Nursery as well as managing the daily operations. This position requires the management of interns and volunteers, maintenance of facilities, and horticultural responsibilities. The Nursery Manager will ensure the availability of container stock for numerous ecological restoration projects, carry out the nursery business plan, and work to expand the customer base and retail inventory.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors degree in Horticulture, Biology, Botany, Natural Resources, or related field & at least TWO years’ experience in working in a greenhouse, plant nursery, or controlled agriculture environment. Applicant should have general computer skills, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently and as a team. Preferred applicants will be proficient at plant ID, have experience in business management, volunteer coordination and will be bilingual Spanish/English.

 

To apply: please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to Melanie Tluczek, Executive Director at melanie@gwpaz.org by February 28th, 2018.

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AZ Dept. of Environmental Quality Internship | Statewide, AZ |

Arizona Dept. of Environmental Quality Internship

JOB TYPE: Temporary Internship / Full-time

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The ADEQ administers the Water Quality Improvement Grant (WQIG) program, which aims to reduce non-point source pollution in watersheds discharging to impaired streams across the state. Water quality impairments stem from a variety of sources, including fecal coliform, sediment, and metals. Funded projects aim to reduce these pollutants through a wide assortment of Best Management Practices such as erosion control, sediment retention, and range improvements. To confirm the effectiveness of these measures and environmental response to them, ADEQ staff qualitatively and quantitatively monitor them and report pollutant load reductions to the Environmental Protection Agency.

The summer intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in the following areas: water quality sampling, rangeland monitoring, land surveying and fluvial geomorphic survey (total station and UAV), ArcGIS/Collector/Survey123, remote environmental monitoring (Arduino), photo monitoring, grant administration, stakeholder engagement and collaboration, and state travel.

For more information contact:
Ron Tiller OR Jade Dickens
rlt@azdeq.gov / jd11@azdeq.gov
602-762-2036 / 602-771-4115

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ASU Research Aide | Phoenix, AZ | Closes 3/5/2018

Title: Research Aide
Close Date: March 5th, 2018

Position Summary: 

Work will focus on research investigating reptiles, amphibians and riparian habitat along the San Pedro and Gila Rivers. For the official announcement visit: ASU Student Employment Site (requisition #39199).
Position is currently accepting applications.

Applicants should have animal-handling experience.

If you have any questions, email Dr. Heather Bateman

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