Are you looking for an opportunity to help preserve, protect, restore, and enhance our environment? The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is hiring! Several opportunities with approaching deadlines are highlighted below. Check regularly for our full list of current openings!
Maryland Environmental Trust Volunteer Coordinator
The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) is recruiting for an 11-month, full-time (40 hours/week) Volunteer Coordinator in conjunction with Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps. MET’s mission is to conserve and maintain Maryland’s natural, agricultural, scenic, and cultural resources for future generations, while also inspiring and engaging the public to take responsibility of state’s natural resources. Volunteers for MET serve as land stewards, visiting properties protected with conservation easements, documenting land use, and ensuring that properties are being managed in accordance with the terms of the easement. They photograph natural and built features of the properties, such as waterways, woodlands, and houses, and complete digital monitoring reports. The volunteer visits help to foster and maintain working relationships with the landowners of easement properties and other protected lands.
This Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps Member, will primarily recruit, manage, coordinate, and train volunteers and will also host and schedule educational seminars for volunteers and landowners on enhanced stewardship of conserved land. Assistance will also be provided to Local Land Trust (LLT) partners for recruitment and joint training of volunteers. The service year will begin on September 14, 2022 and conclude on August 1, 2023; members must complete 1,700 service hours during the term. For more information or to submit resume email Josette.Markline@maryland.gov.
Land Management Technician, Wildlife and Heritage Service
The Wildlife and Heritage Service is seeking interested candidates for a Natural Resources Technician III position for Millington WMA located in Massey, MD. This is semi-professional work related to managing wildlife resources, habitat, and public recreation on public and private lands. Responsibilities will also include assisting with wildlife surveys, data collection, timely completion of administrative paperwork, and a variety of land, habitat, and facilities management activities on a network of wildlife management and managed hunting areas in assigned region. Read more and apply.
Radio Technician, Maryland Natural Resources Police
This position is a lead worker level of technical radio work involving the installation, repair and maintenance of transmitters, receivers and related radio equipment in accordance with Federal Communications Commission Regulations. Workers at this level lead work of at least one subordinate Radio Technician and provides technical guidance and training to lower level workers. Employees receive general supervision from a Radio Technician Supervisor or a designated Administrator. Read more and apply.
Natural Resources Biologist, Monitoring and Non-Tidal Assessment Division
The Monitoring and Non-Tidal Assessment Division (MANTA) is currently accepting applications for a full time, permanent Natural Resources Biologist II. This position will be responsible for collecting water quality data throughout the State of Maryland. Sampling will be conducted from boats, bridges, piers and within streams. Office duties include cleaning, maintenance, calibration and purchasing of water quality instrumentation, preparation of sampling/ laboratory supplies and delivery of samples to the laboratory. This position is also responsible for Quality Assurance Quality Control of water quality and meteorological data and the reporting and submission of data. Read more and apply.
Power Plant Siting Program Director
The Power Plant Assessment Program is currently accepting applications for a director. Primary duties of this position are to conduct environmental research, monitoring, and assessments to evaluate and minimize the environmental effects of power plants and associated energy infrastructure without imposing unreasonable costs on the production of energy. This position will also serve as the lead for the Department of Natural Resources and Power Plant Assessment Program in responding to legislation impacting energy planning and electrical generation in the State. The position also supervises the Environmental Review Program who review permits to ensure all environmental impacts are identified. The applicant will work at a senior level in corresponding and collaborating with other state agencies, the public, energy companies, and the state legislature. Read more and apply.