Coastal Wetlands Natural Resource Specialist

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, January 27, 2017, 5:00pm

Address:

Huron, OH
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

The Coastal Wetland Natural Resources Specialist will provide visitor and customer service support and assist staff with implementation of research, education and stewardship programs. Job duties include answering phones, responding to public inquiries, orienting visitors to the Reserve, and issuing access permits. The Natural Resources Specialist will also assist staff with collection and processing of water samples, maintenance of research equipment, setup and implementation of education and volunteer programs, minor facility repairs, landscaping, trail maintenance, and habitat restoration. This is a grant-funded position compensated at the rate of $8.10/hour (State Classification: Natural Resources Specialist Position Number 20072249) with a projected term from April – late October 2017. Average 25-30 hours per week, with Saturday or Sunday weekly and some evenings required. 

Preferred qualifications: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, basic knowledge of coastal wetland ecology, identification of plants and wildlife, experience with customer service, ability to use basic landscaping and carpentry tools, strong comfort level working in and on water, boating safety and first aid/CPR.

A valid driver's license is required.

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability, or military status in employment or provision of services.

How to Apply:

Application process: Submit a cover letter, which includes a statement of interest, and resume to Frank Lopez at frankie.lopez@dnr.state.oh.us by Friday, January 27, 2017.