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 with the full details of the position and we'll be happy to include it!

Executive Director

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: Ohio Environmental Council
The Ohio Environmental Council (OEC) seeks to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home. We advocate for individuals, diverse communities, and businesses to go green and live healthier. We do this through legislative initiatives, legal action, scientific principles, and statewide partnerships. The organization has an annual budget of approximately $1.5 million and a staff of 16. For more information please visit
The Executive Director (ED) will be a visionary leader, outstanding communicator, effective networker, and builder of... Read More

Marketing & Communications Assistant

Location: Columbus, OH
Organization: Ohio Environmental Council
Supervisor: Director of Marketing & Communications
General Description: The Marketing & Communications Assistant’s primary responsibilities are to:
Increase awareness of the organization and its work, raise funds, and gain new members
Engage in additional program work and responsibilities as needed
Detailed Responsibilities:
Assisting with marketing and communications efforts including print and online communications projects;
Managing social media networks and tools;
Creating action alerts and e-newsletters and maintaining email database (Convio);
Assisting with website writing,... 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

Administrative Assistant

Location: 131 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio
Organization: Sierra Club - Ohio Chapter
Half-time Administrative Assistant for Ohio Chapter of the Sierra Club
Reports To: Chapter Director
Scope: The Administrative Assistant performs administrative and general office duties, coordinates chapter activities and meetings, interacts with volunteers, and responds to routine inquires from members, volunteers, and the general public.
Job Activities:
Provides clerical and administrative support to Chapter Director/Office Manager, Executive Committee and volunteer leaders.
Collects mail from PO Box, Sorts mail and distributes as needed. Opens mail with donations, deposits checks in... 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