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Wetland Easement Monitoring Technician

Title: Wetland Easement Monitoring Technician - Hiring two (2) positions
Location: Negotiable; Salt Lake City, Utah preferred 
Status: Seasonal Full-time, exempt (eligible for full benefits)
Compensation: Weekly salary of $828.00 + housing in Salt Lake City (SLC), UT
Term: December 2019 to end of February 2020
Start Date: December 2019

Position Summary: American Conservation Experience (ACE), a non-profit Conservation Corps, is seeking an experienced Wetland Easement Monitoring Technician to support the implementation of conservation easement monitoring and reporting on Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) easements nationwide, as established in the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) and the Agricultural Conservation easement Program Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE). 

This opportunity is intended for emerging professionals with a background in natural resource management, conservation, environmental law, botany, ecology, planning, landscape architecture, or a related field with an interest in jointly advancing their career and the stewardship of private lands conservation through purposeful fieldwork, programmatic support and hands-on training and experience with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). 

Qualifications: Applicants should have a degree in natural resource management, environmental law, environmental planning, ecology, biology, botany, range science, wildlife biology, conservation biology, landscape architecture, land use planning, or a related field. Candidates with an advanced degree and an interest in a career in agriculture, habitat restoration and/or resource management within a public/private context are strongly encouraged to apply. 


To Apply: submit the following: 

1. your resume outlining your relevant experience and qualifications; 

2. a cover letter describing why this position is a good fit for you and your capacity to work on conservation of private lands and with diverse stakeholders; 

3. contact information for three professional or academic references who can speak to your technical abilities and interpersonal skills. 

Qualified applicants will be contacted by email to arrange an interview. Applicants must follow all application instructions in order to be considered for this opportunity. 

Deadline to apply: Position open until filled. Accepting applications and interviewing as received. Target start date: early December 2019.