Houston Natural Resources Management Program seeks Conservation Technician

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department’s Natural Resources Management Program is seeking a conservation technician, who will participate in field work at habitat restoration sites, as well as native plant propagation work at the HPARD greenhouse and tree farm. Habitat restoration tasks include invasive species removal, tree planting, mulching, herbicide application, watering, and overseeing habitat restoration volunteer workdays. Plant propagation tasks include seed collection, seeding trays, bumping plants up, greenhouse facility maintenance, and overseeing greenhouse volunteer workdays. The Natural Resources Management Program oversees all natural areas with the City of Houston’s 380 public parks. Our 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 HPARD with benefits. Preferred candidates have some background knowledge in ecological field work and plant identification, a positive attitude, and ability to work on a team. Please contact NaturalResources@houstontx.gov if interested in applying.

Houston Parks Board seeks Conservation Technician

The Houston Parks Board is seeking a Conservation Technician who, under the direction of the Conservation and Maintenance Director and the Conservation Manager, will coordinate activities within the Bayou Greenways 2020 Conservation and Maintenance program. This position involves hands-on work in restoring and maintaining natural areas and landscape resources, and requires knowledge of plant/animal ecosystems and landscape techniques. To apply for this position, please email cover letter to Marissa Llosa at marissallosa@houstonparksboard.org with “Conservation Technician” in the subject line of the email. The deadline for applications is May 25, 2021. Learn more at houstonparksboard.org.

Buffalo Bayou Partnership seeks Conservation Technician

Under the direct supervision of the Conservation Manager, the Conservation Technician assists with the restoration and enhancement of Buffalo Bayou Park’s native landscape and riparian areas. He/she works cooperatively with other Conservation Technicians, the park’s Volunteer Coordinator, Zone Supervisors and grounds crew.

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