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NOW HIRING: Habitat Restoration & Education Assistant

SSS is now hiring for a year long, full-time AmeriCorps Individual Placement position. Read the full Job Description HERELower Snoqualmie 5-6-14 (2) Stormwater Public Planting

Position Title: Habitat Restoration and Education Assistant

Start Date:  October 6, 2014

End Date: September 18, 2015

Compensation: $9.32 per hour plus medical insurance. After 12 months of employment, an AmeriCorps Education Award valued at $5,645 will be awarded. Education awards can be applied to education loans or used for future education. Payments on educational loans are deferred while employed in these positions. Other benefits and requirements are described on the WCC/AmeriCorps website: www.ecy.wa.gov/wcc.

Location: Office is in Lake Stevens, WA. Work area extends throughout the Stillaguamish, Snohomish, and Island County Watersheds

Qualifications: Candidates must be 18 to 25 years old at the time of hire and legally eligible to work in the US.  The ideal candidate for this position is a motivated natural science graduate or near-graduate that is looking for on-the-job experience. Experience in field biology,habitat restoration, and/or environmental education a plus. Please detail these experiences in your application. Sound Salmon Solutions is seeking an articulate, people-oriented, self-motivated leader who is both an independent worker and a team player. A willingness to work outside in all types of weather and on rough terrain is essential. Basic computer skills including email, word processing, and spreadsheets a must.  Applicant will be required to pass three background checks by the FBI, Washington State Patrol, and National Sex Offender Public Registry.

To apply, BOTH steps must be completed: 

  1. Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Sound Salmon Solutions via mail to 1911 Vernon Rd/Lake Stevens, WA 98258, or to jobs@soundsalmonsolutions.org.
  2. Submit an online application through the WCC website.
*Please no phone calls or drop-ins, email jobs@soundsalmonsolutions.org with questions or to apply*

Initial application due date is August 25, 2014 (best chance). Applications accepted after on a rolling basis until position is filled.

More information on the AmeriCorps program is available at the Washington Conservation Corps website.  

 

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