Local recruitment: Conservation Worker II

City of Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, USA 🇺🇸


Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP).


Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:

• Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
• Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
• Assist with prescribed ecological burns (spring and fall)
• Maintain and construct trails
• Lead volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
• Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
• Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
• Assist in implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas


• Excellent interpersonal skills suitable for working with team members, volunteers, and public
• Background in natural resource management or equivalent field
• Ability to distinguish between native and non-native flora
• Ability to perform strenuous manual labor outdoors in all weather conditions, lift and carry moderately heavy items, and sit and stand for long periods of time
• Ability to work with and maintain chain saws, brush blades, and other power tools
• Ability to work with minimal direct field supervision
• Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evening, weekends, and some holidays
• Valid Driver’s License, CPR certification, First Aid certification, and MDOT medical card
• Willingness and ability to obtain Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certificate (category 6)
• The City of Ann Arbor is a drug-free workplace. A drug screening may be required as a part of the hiring process.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $18.68/hour; 40 hours/week; including regular evenings, weekends, and holidays. This position does offer some sick time and health insurance.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a temporary position not to exceed 10 consecutive months from date of hire. Successful candidates may be considered for rehire after a minimum break in employment of 2 months.

TO APPLY: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CIT1009CA2/JobBoard/f90d5294-f62d-4de2-9878-31193309121c/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=504f5700-c5f8-4af3-8228-1933945b6179
Please contact Becky Hand, Stewardship Specialist with questions at bhand@a2gov.org.




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