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Environmental Studies Jobs List

Holly English, CWU Geography Department, maintains the Northwest Geography / ENST Jobs List. The list, which is updated every few days, includes job listings in our region for geography and environmental studies graduates at levels ranging from internships to executive level positions. You are encouraged to sign up for the list to not only learn about positions for which you may soon qualify, but also to think about where you want to go in your career longer term and what kinds of qualifications you will need to get those jobs. See the instructions for signing up.

Featured Job Postings

Please let us know of career opportunities for our Environmental Science students and graduates!  Positions are also sometimes advertised on the Environmental Sciences Facebook page

Database Specialist (Part Time) at Blue Leaf Environmental

Provide data management solutions for large- and small-scale fisheries projects. Determine the needs of clients and end-users and design the database architecture and user-friendly applications required by them. Primary duties will be to build and maintain databases as well as custom applications. That said, a flexible candidate who could potentially support Blue Leaf in other capacities beyond database management would be a notable plus. This could include but is not limited; fisheries field work, data collection, data analysis, reporting, and/or proposal writing.

Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board Lead Entity Coordinator Job Announcement 

Type: Full-time, permanent position. 

Salary: The salary range for this position is $53,000 - $62,000 plus full benefits. Benefits package includes retirement, medical, vision & dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave. 

Closing Date: Position open until filled. Screening begins April 23, 2021 to identify candidates to interview. 

To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and three references to Call Melody Kreimes 509-670-5523 with any questions. 

WSDOT Restoration Crew Member (Natural Resources Technician 2 & 3)- Multiple positions!
Olympia, WA
$15.74- $23.47 Hourly

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Environmental Services Office, located in Tumwater, WA is currently looking to fill four non-permanent positions on the Environmental Restoration Crew. These non-permanent positions will include benefits and are expected to last 6 months.

These positions will provide technical support to a resource management program that provides ongoing management, development, and maintenance needs to habitat restoration, fish passage, and wetland mitigation sites on public lands throughout Washington State. If you enjoy manual labor outdoors, supporting environmental improvement projects, sometimes in inclement conditions, then please read further and consider applying for this unique opportunity.

See link for more information, including details on how to apply: LINK


Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group Seasonal Technician Positions

Position Information and How to Apply.  Positions are opened until filled.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

General Career Resources to Search

CWU Career Services

State of Washington Job Opportunities

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

American Geological Institute (AGI)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

American Conservation Experience

How-Tos for Temporary Federal Hiring


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