Houston Parks and Recreation Department seeks Natural Resource Specialist

The City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department’s Natural Resources Management Program is hiring a Natural Resource Specialist (Park Naturalist). The Natural Resource Specialist will oversee all field-based aspects of habitat restoration projects, including supervising field staff, tracking project goals and outcomes, and conducting field-based data analysis. Field work will include mechanical and chemical invasive species removal, tree planting, mulching, and other habitat restoration tasks.  Preferred candidates have experience in field work and are ready to gain experience in management and project coordination.

The Natural Resources Management Program oversees all natural areas with the City of Houston’s 380 public parks. The program manages five prairie restoration sites, and is currently implementing HPARD’s riparian restoration initiative. In this initiative, we are targeting all parks adjacent to waterways for reforestation and habitat enhancement.

This is a permanent, full time staffing position with benefits. Please contact Cassidy.Kempf@houstontx.gov if interested in applying.

Student Conservation Association seeks Multimedia/EE Intern

The Student Conservation Association is seeking a Houston Community Partnerships and Engagement program (HCP&E) Multimedia and Environmental Education Intern who will, among other duties, work with HCP&E staff to develop multimedia products (primarily videos) for outreach and education purposes; assist with and present programs for Virtually Wild!Texas, a virtual program conducted in the field to share nature with youth who may not have the opportunity to get outdoors; and assist with computer and video technology, presentation research and preparation, and on camera presentations. This AmeriCorps internship includes allowances for living, travelling, housing, and commuting, as well as a AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion. The expected dates of the internship are January 17, 2022 to July 31, 2022. For the full internship description, visit thesca.org.

HARC seeks Senior Research Associate, Watershed Quality

The Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) is seeking a Senior Research Associate in Watershed Quality. The Senior Research Assistant will work within HARC’s Water Program and primarily be responsible for performing technical assistance in support of projects pertaining to water resources management, ecological systems and functions, watershed-scale assessment, water quality, and environmental data development. For the full job description and application instructions, visit easyapply.co.