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Date: Monday, June 29, 2020 at 5:23 PM
To: NAP <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: [glin-jobs] Job Posting - Conservation Worker II


The City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation (NAP) is now hiring a conservation worker II to perform various ecological restoration and public outreach duties in local natural areas. Please share this posting with those who may be interested. The posting can be found attached or below:

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Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP).


Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:

·         Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
·         Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
·         Assist with prescribed ecological burns (spring and fall)
·         Maintain and construct trails
·         Lead volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
·         Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
·         Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
·         Assist in implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas


·         Excellent interpersonal skills suitable for working with team members, volunteers, and public
·         Background in natural resource management or equivalent field
·         Ability to distinguish between native and non-native flora
·         Ability to perform strenuous manual labor outdoors in all weather conditions, lift and carry moderately heavy items, and sit and stand for long periods of time
·         Ability to work with and maintain chain saws, brush blades, and other power tools
·         Ability to work with minimal direct field supervision
·         Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evening, weekends, and some holidays
·         Valid Driver's License, CPR certification, First Aid certification, and MDOT medical card
·         Willingness and ability to obtain Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certificate (category 6)
·         The City of Ann Arbor is a drug-free workplace.  A drug screening may be required as a part of the hiring process.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $13.33/hour; 40 hours/week; including regular evenings, weekends, and holidays. This position does offer some sick time and health insurance.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a temporary position not to exceed 10 consecutive months from date of hire. Successful candidates may be considered for rehire after a minimum break in employment of 2 months.

       TO APPLY:  Apply online at:
         Please contact Michael Hahn, Stewardship Specialist with questions at [log in to unmask]

We are proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of a person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, condition of pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental limitation, height, weight, source of income, family responsibility, educational association, sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status in any aspect of our hiring or employment process.

Meija Knafl (She/Her/Hers) | Outreach Assistant | [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation
3875 E. Huron River Dr. | Ann Arbor | Michigan | 48104 | 734.794.6627 x43474<!!HXCxUKc!klAEbMxwnEFqe-GtYZMZaMeHfXCylKoWsM8aC3Ejl8OKM3jTTfudM476rlSra0HSlg%24&> |<!!HXCxUKc!klAEbMxwnEFqe-GtYZMZaMeHfXCylKoWsM8aC3Ejl8OKM3jTTfudM476rlQgjMbCLw%24&>

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