Land Conservation Intern

Application Deadline: 2023-04-30
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Do you enjoy traveling, working outside, and getting into streams? If so Monroe County Land Conservation is hiring a summer intern to work 40 hours per week for a total of 480 hours. Successful candidates will have a high school diploma with a minimum of two years post-secondary education pursuing a degree in a natural resources field with enrollment for the fall 2023 semester. A valid driver’s license is required.

Our Land Conservation Intern will work under the general direction of the Land Conservation Department to assist in a wide range of conservation related programs, to include: 60% of time spent maintaining stream monitoring stations and completing assessments on existing road-stream crossings (bridges/culverts) throughout Monroe County to evaluate for fish passage and flood resiliency, and 40% of time spent providing support and assistance to the Soil & Water Conservationist Specialists with various conservation practices, surveys, and design and installations.

Hiring salary is $16/hr. This is a limited term opportunity from mid-May through the end of August.

A Monroe County application is required. Applications are available on our website: or can be obtained at the Personnel Department located at 124 N. Court Street, Sparta. If you have further questions, please contact Personnel at 608-269-8719.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. AA/EOE

Deadline Note: Open until filled.