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HENNEPIN COUNTY
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION & OUTREACH INTERN

Application Due Date: January 12, 2018


Hennepin County Environment and Energy is seeking a recent graduate or current senior level student to help with environmental education and outreach projects.  

The intern will assist with:
·  Research, plan,implement and evaluate communication plans
·  Write content for newsletters, social media, websites, presentations, articles and reports
·  Assist with planning and staffing of environmental education programs, presentations and events 

This intern will work 29 hours a week for six months.

Learn more and apply here:
www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hennepin/jobs/1926725/education-and-outreach-intern?pagetype=transferJobs  

Alisa Reckinger Hennepin County Environment and Energy
Environmental Education & Outreach
612-348-4788
alisa.reckinger@hennepin.us
701 4th Avenue South, Suite 700 
Minneapolis, MN 55415
www.hennepin.us/environment
www.facebook.com/HennepinEnvironment 
www.twitter.com/hennepinenviro

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WASHINGTON CONSERVATION DISTRICT - WATERSHED RESTORATION TECHNICIAN

Application Due Date: January 19, 2018

Location: Washington Conservation District – Oakdale, MN
Classification: Seasonal Technician (No benefits)
Salary Range: $15-$17/hr DOQ HOURS: 40-hours per week.
          Requires some evening and weekend work.
Status: Hourly, non-exempt TERM: Up to one year, with possible extension.
Website: www.mnwcd.org

The Washington Conservation District (WCD) is seeking a self-motivated individual to work under supervision of WCD Engineer and Landscape Architects to assist with the promotion and design of best management practices (BMP), water quality improvement, watershed restoration, and stormwater management related projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to):
1. Provide support designing and implementing stormwater management and other BMP projects.
2. Provide support designing and supervising habitat and landscape restoration projects.
3. Provide support monitoring past projects for functionality and update BMP database.
4. Assisting with educational programs and public outreach.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualified applicants will possess, or be actively pursuing a degree in landscape architecture, engineering, natural resources, or related degree in the environmental field. Interest and some BMP design and installation experience, including stormwater management BMPs and landscape restoration. Successful project management experience and attention to detail are critical.

Qualified applicants will be self-motivated, able to show a commitment to high quality work, and complete projects on schedule while dealing with diverse audiences. Effective communication and presentation skills, in both formal and informal situations, are very important. Good computer skills are needed. Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
An advanced degree or work towards an advanced degree in a directly related field is desirable.
- Experience reading grading plans and design details for landscaping or stormwater BMPs.
- Experience with geographic information systems (GIS) and image processing programs.
- Experience with page layout and design software including Microsoft Office suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, and AutoCad or Vectorworks.
- Experience with education, outreach, and public speaking.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work involves 60-70% indoor work with regular outdoor activities. Position changes lifting, pushing, and pulling requirement up to 50 pounds on a regular basis; exposures not limited to heat and wet conditions. Frequent interruptions and diverse daily activities. Equipment used includes general office and education equipment including telephone, computer, copier, LCD projector and fax machine as well as field equipment such as survey units, GPS equipment, and soil augers.

SELECTION TECHNIQUE:
Finalists for the interview process will be determined after initial screening and assessment of relevant qualifications and experience. Applicant(s) selected for the interview process will be contacted directly by the Washington Conservation District. Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to provide a sample of work/portfolio.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to jriggs@mnwcd.org. Application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m., January 19, 2018.

CONDITIONS OF ANNOUNCEMENT:
Washington Conservation District reserves the right to change the content of this announcement without notification and may at any time withdraw the announcement.

REPORTS TO:
The Watershed Restoration Specialist for daily assignments and to the District Manager on a regular basis.