Careers & Internships

Looking for a career or internship protecting our natural resources? Listed below are available opportunities at the Ohio Environmental Council and our partners in the environmental-conservation community in Ohio and across the country.  

We also list openings from our weekly Green Jobs & Innovation News Roundup. To find these, select "Green" from the drop down filter.

Want to add your available position to our jobs board? Email OEC@theOEC.org with the full details of the position and we'll be happy to include it!

Environmental Health Intern

Location: Grandview, Ohio
Organization: The Ohio Environmental Council
The Ohio Environmental Council is advancing an ambitious Ohio Safer Chemicals Campaign in 2015.
An intern is needed to assist with the planning and implementation of this program beginning in September 2015.
The Organization:
The OEC’s mission is to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home. The OEC is a statewide, nonprofit environmental advocacy organization with a full-time staff of 16, a 20-member Board of Directors, more than 100 group and 3,000 individual members, and a digital network of 20,000.
The OEC is Ohio’s leading advocate for fresh air, clean water, and... Read More

Social Justice-Community Organizing

Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Organization: Ohio Citizen Action
Looking for a way to be politically involved? Have you considered working on a Presidential campaign but can't find a candidate worth working for? Do you want campaign experience that will teach you leadership, initiative, and provide you with invaluable resume experience? 
Ohio Citizen Action works year round on the issues that you care about. You do not need to compromise by working for a candidate that you agree with only some of the time. We work for the issues, not for a person. If you want to fight for Ohio by advocating and organizing for renewable energy, consumer rights, and... Read More

Associate Organizing Representative

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: Sierra Club
Context: Builds grassroots power, by leading the implementation of  organizing campaigns that will increase the number of people involved, leaders trained, and engagement of people with influence to achieve Sierra Club conservation goals. Carries out organizing strategies and activities for assigned campaign or programs  Participates in the development of strategies and priorities.
Scope: The Associate Organizing Representative is responsible for recruiting, engaging, and motivating large numbers of new people to take repeated action which will further Sierra Club’s targeted campaign or... Read More

Emerald Cities Cleveland Director

Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Organization: Emerald Cities Collaborative
Job Opening at ECC -- Emerald Cities Cleveland Director OVERVIEW Emerald Cities Cleveland—a collaborative of local government, business, labor, environmental and community organizations—is part of the national 501(c)3 Emerald Cities Collaborative working across the country to advance a sustainable economy and opportunity for all. Emerald Cities Cleveland promotes clean energy, more efficient use of energy and water, good jobs, union labor, and pathways out of poverty for disadvantaged communities.
As a leader in advancing clean, equitable, sustainable development in greater Cleveland, Emerald... Read More

Water Social Science: Associate or Professor

Location: Wooster, Ohio
Organization: School of Environment and Natural Resources
The School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track social scientist at the associate professor or professor level. The position will be located at the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The position is research and classroom teaching or extension education with a focus on coupling social and natural science to ensure sustainable water resources that improve agroecosystems in parallel to improving resilience to climate change. Ideal candidates will have experience leading/working in... Read More

Sanilac Conservation District - Farm Bill Biologist

Location: Sandusky, Michigan
Organization: Sanilac Conservation District
The Sanilac Conservation District is accepting applications for a Farm Bill Biologist position to provide technical assistance to agriculture producers and landowners in Lapeer and Sanilac Counties.  The Farm Bill Biologist position will provide program outreach, technical assistance and landowner recruitment for a wide variety of USDA Farm Bill programs with emphasis on the Pheasant Restoration Initiative.  This position will be an employee of, and supervised by, the Sanilac Conservation District with daily interaction and leadership provided by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (... Read More

Ohio Stream Restore Corps

Location: Ohio
Organization: Rural Action
Ohio Stream Restore Corps
 
The program:
 
The Ohio Stream Restore Corps (OSRC) is a program administered by Rural Action that places 26 AmeriCorps into communities
throughout Appalachian Ohio to perform direct service related to watershed restoration, environmental education, trail
access/maintenance, ecotourism, and zero waste. Members are placed into programs of Rural Action and with local partner
organizations to better serve the needs of local communities. Through their direct service and the volunteers they mobilize,
AmeriCorps members help build the capacity of local communities. 
 ... Read More

Natural Resources Supervisor

Location: Stark Parks, Human Resources, 5300 Tyner St. NW, Canton, OH 44708
Organization: Stark County Park District
The Stark County Park District is currently seeking an experienced individual to design, execute and maintain land and natural resources management plans for its 7,000+ acres of land, 1,200+ acres of lakes, ponds, reservoirs, and more. The ideal candidate will possess a right blend of planning and management experience and be comfortable with hands-on work in the field as well as the office environment.
Essential Functions:
Thoroughly assess current land management practices as well as review and update long term goals for various owned/managed land use.
Determine and develop the natural... Read More

Manager of Operations

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Organization: National Wildlife Federation
The National Wildlife Federation is seeking a Manager of Operations to join our Great Lakes team in Ann Arbor, MI. This role will provide operational support to the Great Lakes Regional Center (GLRC) and will be responsible for managing NWF activities conducted at the Center. This includes oversight of Center operations and internal communications, budget and fiscal management, fundraising and grants support, and assisting program staff.
Your tasking will include the following:
Financial Management:
Ensures sound financial management including tracking expenses and revenues; manages the... Read More