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New Green Jobs:

A Temporary Tractor Operator is being advertised on USAJobs.  This position will work on the resource management project as a tractor operator for the next year.  Randy Knutson is managing this project.

Please share with those you think might be interested in applying.
OPENS:  08/18/2014
CLOSES:  08/29/2014
Here is the link to apply:
Stewardship Director Job Announcement for the Shirley
Heinze Land Trust
The Stewardship Director is responsible for monitoring compliance on conservation easements and planning and implementing ecological restoration and management on land trust-owned properties that feature a range of habitats including prairie, savanna, wetlands, dunes and forest.  Incumbent will develop budgets and proposals, secure grant funding, document work performed, engage partners and oversee staff, volunteers and contractors.
Excellent organizational and communication skills are a must, as is the ability to manage several projects concurrently. Duties also include working with board members and committees, assisting with education and outreach events and cultivating donors.
Minimum requirements include Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science or similar, experience in ecological restoration, project management, and coordinating and supervising work crews.
Experience working for a land trust or similar conservation organization preferred.
See Shirley Heinze Land Trust’s website at for the full job announcement.
To apply, send resume, letter of interest, references, and salary requirements to
Executive Director Kris Krouse at

Author: Debra Kutska

Thanks for visiting! I am the Sustainability Specialist for Oakton Community College. I look forward to introducing you to the many green initiatives in which we engage and collecting input from YOU as to how we can continue to improve. Please feel free to contact me with your suggestions at any time at

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