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Watershed Science Specialist

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

Cleveland, Ohio

Hourly pay equivalent

$12.22

Project summary

Facilitate at least one invasive plant species management event at an identified project site. Plan and implement Stream Stewardship program for landowners.

Opportunity description

Participate in DBWP stewardship events such as stream cleanups, tree plantings, and invasive vegetation removal including securing funding, recruiting volunteers, event planning and coordination. Assist Education & Outreach Specialist with coordinating and delivering programs for community officials, stormwater professionals, landscapers, natural resource managers, volunteers, schools, and the public.

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
  • Media and marketing
  • Waterway restoration
  • Citizen science

Work environment

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor