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Natural Areas Stewardship Assistant

DATE: 2/23/2015
STATUS: Parks Seasonal (3-9 Months)
SALARY RANGE starting $11.40/hr

TITLE: NAPP Stewardship Assistant
JOB CODE: 0013

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of a higher classified employee, position involves a variety of tasks related to natural areas and general park maintenance. These activities can include but are not limited to: invasive species control; trail and fence construction, repair, and maintenance; trash and litter removal; grass, forbs, shrub, and tree care; wildlife management activities; and other restoration and maintenance activities on natural area sites and park locations. Controls invasive plants through mowing, cutting, spraying herbicides, and other techniques; may assist in hosting volunteer events. Constructs and maintains trails, preserve entry, kiosk, and signage. Reports to NAPP Supervisor, Stewardship Coordinator, and Superintendent of Park Planning and NAPP.

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation – Various Locations
PO Box 8465, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

EDUCATION: Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent; college ­level course work in natural resources or related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one (1) year related work experience or education involving natural areas restoration.  Knowledge of forest ecology, invasive species identification and control, or other related fields is desirable.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:  Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation to and from work site.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically capable of hiking, lifting, and assisting with a variety of tasks related to natural area maintenance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Complete application form and return to the following location:


For more information contact:
Allison Krueger, Stewardship Manager
734.971.6337 x 317

FILING DEADLINE: Open Until Filled


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220 N. Main
  220 N. Main St.
  P.O. Box 8645
  Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
  Phone: 734-222-6800
  Fax: 734-222-6775

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