Internship Opportunities at Macon County Conservation District

The following Internship Opportunity is available:

Natural Resources Seasonal/Internship

June – December 2022 (1000 hours)

Wage: $13.00/hour; up to 40 hours per week

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Summary: Under the direction of the Natural Resources Manager, this position will assist with natural areas management and habitat restoration throughout Macon County. The majority of work will be outdoors and physical, and will include the use of equipment such as hand tools, power tools, machinery, and herbicides. Click here for full job description.

Qualifications: Graduation from, or current enrollment in a forestry, wildlife, fisheries, ecology, zoology, or other related biological program at an accredited college or university. The ability to identify prairie plants and tree species of Illinois is preferred. Experience with safe operation of power equipment preferred. Applicant must possess or be able to acquire an Illinois pesticide applicator or operator license. Official internship status not required but encouraged.

Valid driver’s license and clean driving history. Drug test, background check, and physical will be required.

To apply:
Download an application online
 or pick one up at the Macon County Conservation District business office, located at the Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL 62521.
Send completed application to [email protected]
See complete description and instructions or visit the Macon County Conservation District business office located at the Rock Springs Nature
Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL 62521.

For more information contact:
Ethan Snively, Natural Resources Manager
Macon County Conservation District
217-853-3465
[email protected]

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE