The Nature Conservancy in Indiana is looking for a Kankakee Sands Field Technician to perform as part of our burn crew; transplant native plants; harvest, clean, and process seed; control invasive species using brush cutters, chainsaws, and herbicide applied from UTV’s and backpack sprayers; and learn how to use GPS and GIS to map applications.  They will also assist with upkeep of trails, fencing, signs, and bison viewing area; and participate in events, interact with visitors, and work with volunteers.

This is a short-term, full-time (40 hours), field position based at our Kankakee Sands Field Office in Morocco, Indiana, lasting approximately 6 months starting February 2023.  This position pays $16.25/hour with a bonus of $500/month (all subject to required tax withholdings) and shared on-site housing may be available.

Visit http://www.nature.org/careers and use keyword “Indiana” to see a complete position description and apply by 11:59 pm EDT January 13, 2023.


About The Nature Conservancy in Indiana

The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends.  As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.  We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC.

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.  We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work.  In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job.  Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion!  Please apply – we’d love to hear from you.  To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”

With a 60-year history, an energized and passionate staff, and 11,000 committed members, the Indiana Chapter of the Nature Conservancy is a hub of innovation, using science and collaboration to drive conservation success that is relevant around the world.  Our conservation work in Indiana contributes significantly to the Conservancy’s global initiatives.  We have protected over 100,000 acres of prairies, wetlands, forests, and other natural areas across the state so that people and nature can thrive.