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Dutchess Land Conservancy Summer Land Steward

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Title: Summer Land Steward Intern

Location: 4289 Route 82, Millbrook, NY

Duration: Approximately three months. Start and end dates are flexible. Minimum of 16 hrs/week.

Application Deadline: 5 PM Wednesday May 1, 2021.

Compensation: This is a paid internship position. Housing will not be available.

The Summer Land Steward Intern, under direct supervision of the Stewardship, Planning & Education Specialist, is responsible for working with the Stewardship staff to meet the summer’s stewardship goals.

Responsibilities Include:

·        Extensive fieldwork involving monitoring of conservation easement properties.

·        Driving to properties throughout Dutchess County and hiking off-trail over a variety of terrains to document the condition of the property in photographs and writing.

·        Using photo-editing and GIS software to complete ground monitoring reports with associated maps and photographs.

·        Monitoring the current condition of the property, noting possible changes including construction of buildings or roads, tree clearing, disturbance of wetlands and waterways and natural disturbances such as erosion.

Recommended Qualifications:

·        Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

·        Background in Adobe Photoshop and ArcGIS (specific training will be provided.)

·        Drivers license and personal vehicle.

·        Ability to navigate using maps, aerial photographs and GPS.

·        Coursework in environmental science, environmental studies, biology, or related fields.

·        Applicant should be in good physical condition and able to hike over rough terrain.

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to Lucas Gordon (lucasg@dutchessland.org).

Call (845) 677-3002 with questions about the position.

Though recommended, if you do not currently meet all of the above qualifications, you are still encouraged to apply.

Title: Summer Land Steward Intern

Location: 4289 Route 82, Millbrook, NY

Duration: Approximately three months. Start and end dates are flexible. Minimum of 16 hrs/week.

Application Deadline: 5 PM Wednesday May 1, 2021.

Compensation: This is a paid…

Details at a Glance

  • Application Deadline
    May 1, 2021
  • Payment
    Hourly

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to Lucas Gordon (lucasg@dutchessland.org).

Please email a cover letter and resume to Lucas Gordon (lucasg@dutchessland.org).

Location

On-site
4289 New York 82, Millbrook, NY 12545

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