Nursery & Habitat Restoration Field FellowJob viewed 597 times.
Looking for some hands on experience in the environmental field? Save The Bay’s Nursery & Habitat Restoration Field Fellowship provides three months of valuable exposure to skills in native plant propagation and restoration ecology.
As the Nursery Fellow you will primarily work in our native plant nurseries, gaining experience in transition zone native species, propagation, and integrated pest management. You will also assist the Habitat Restoration Team at our restoration sites around the bay.
The Nursery & Habitat Restoration Field Fellow will help in the following activities:
Support nursery manager in plant propagation tasks at STB’s 3 nurseries (Palo Alto, San Lorenzo, and Oakland), including seed sowing, transplanting, divisions, fertilization, and culling
Assist in nursery maintenance projects, including, but not limited to, construction, irrigation, and organization
Participate in seed collection activities
Join staff-only workdays. Projects include: site maintenance, outplanting, native seed and division collection
Assist nursery manager with our community-based volunteer programs at our native plant nurseries
Interest in plant species native to the Bay Area and/or in nursery operations
Interest in San Francisco Bay environmental issues and enthusiasm for Save The Bay’s mission and programs
Minimum commitment of at least 24 hours a week for 12-16 weeks
Completion of at least two years of undergraduate education
Detail-oriented, with strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to complete tasks independently and work well in a team
Ability to lift 40lbs repeatedly and complete physically demanding work for specific field and nursery tasks
Ability to work in the field in inclement weather conditions
Flexibility in scheduling and commuting around the bay
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with position description in the subject line.