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Natural Areas Stewardship Manager - Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission
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Land Stewardship Technician - Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission
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Northwoods Cooperative Weed Management Area

Position Description: COORDINATOR
DATE: August 22, 2012

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Northwoods Cooperative Weed Management Area (NCWMA) seeks a Coordinator to carry out projects and events in support of its mission with assistance from NCWMA member agencies and their staff. The position is funded for 18 months, with further employment contingent on acquisition of additional funding.
The NCWMA seeks to protect native ecosystems of northern Wisconsin by decreasing the impacts of invasive species. We work to achieve this by raising awareness of invasive species and their impacts in our region, preventing the introduction and spread of invasive species, managing invasive species through cooperative efforts using appropriate and effective control methods, sharing resources, and building partnerships to leverage the resources in our community. More information about the NCWMA can be found at our website, northwoodscwma.org.

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Job Title: Oak Openings Restoration Assistant

Job ID: 39985
Location: Michigan
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

OFFICE LOCATION
Ottawa Lake, Michigan (MI)

ABOUT US
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 30 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, The mission of the Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Oak Openings Restoration Assistant performs land restoration and management activities as part of the Lake Plains Project Office Interagency Restoration Team stationed in Ottawa Lake, Michigan. This may include seed collecting, seed processing and planting, tree removal, mowing, litter clean-ups, prescribed burning, and weed control using herbicide. He/she will be responsible for preparation and maintenance of equipment used in these management activities. This is a full time, short term position (approximately 6 months from starting date) that involves extensive outdoor physical labor in diverse weather conditions and may require working some weekends. The Oak Openings Restoration Assistant is supervised by the GRI Restoration Crew Leader, does not supervise other staff, but may supervise volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Oak Openings Restoration Assistant performs activities including, but not limited to, the following: