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TCWP Watershed Steward

Northern Ohio Watershed Corps

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Opportunity summary

Term length

10/08/2024 - 09/30/2025

Application window

05/13/2024 - 08/01/2024

Location

Twinsburg, Ohio

Hourly pay equivalent

$12.94

Project summary

Plan and conduct stewardship events such as stream cleanups, tree plantings, plastic reduction programs, and invasive vegetation removal including securing project-specific funding, recruiting volunteers, event planning and coordination. Assist with coordinating and delivering programs for community officials, stormwater professionals, landscapers, natural resource managers, and volunteers. Develop partnerships and programs to build watershed awareness and stewardship. Manage water quality monitoring program, assist with data collection, analysis and incorporation in water quality monitoring report and development of public-facing results.

Opportunity description

Provide technical resources and recommendations on watershed stewardship to communities, professionals, businesses, landowners, and residents. Assist in the preparation of non-federal grant applications and reports as needed. Assist staff with Phase II stormwater Services and Reporting. This assistance can include: Develop Phase II stormwater educational materials. Provide direct outreach and technical assistance to landowners. Assist communities with updating stormwater management codes. Assist with developing annual Phase II stormwater service summary reports.

Benefits

  • Paid training
  • Federal loan deferment
  • Eligible mileage reimbursement
  • Full-time members eligible for healthcare
  • May be eligible for childcare
  • Additional training stipend $125/quarter
  • Free attendance to the Ohio Stormwater Conference

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Must have GED or high school diploma; be 18 or older by October 8, 2024. Must successfully pass a National Service Criminal History Check (NSCHC). Must be a U.S citizen, national or lawful permanent resident.

Preferred qualifications

Possess a valid driver's license. Have an interest in the environmental field such as, stormwater managment, climate impacts, or urban forestry. Demonstrate maturity and cultural competency. Self-motivated and able to work on a team.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Environmental education
  • Citizen science
  • Stormwater management

Work environment

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor