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Environmental Consultant / Environmental Scientist

Employer: Earth Systems

Position Type: Job - Permanent Position

Deadline to Apply: October 2, 2019

Location: Bristol United Kingdom

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Environmental consulting in the UK, Asia, and Africa

KGS Student Employment - Data Management

Employer: Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS)

Position Type: Job - Part time

Deadline to Apply: August 30, 2019

Location: Lexington KY

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This position will assist in sorting, organizing, digitizing, and indexing data in collaboration with supervisors to create a searchable digital database of historical cave data. This position will require the employee to scan paper files, create keywords for digital files, and convert these data from existing formats to geospatial datasets.

GIS Analyst

Employer: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

Position Type: Job - Permanent Position

Deadline to Apply: August 26, 2019

Location: Lexington KY

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The purpose of this classification is to perform technical work in utilizing geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS) with other applications to support the production, maintenance, manipulation, and analysis of spatial data utilized by LFUCG and the general public.


Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four (4) years of college education in computer science, geography, geology, engineering, or a related field; and, a minimum of two (2) years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


- Creates, verifies, maintains, and populates municipal infrastructure data using information from development plans and other government sources.
- Conducts research, analyzes data, and generates geospatial datasets and digital maps for LFUCG divisions and the general public.
- Provides user support, documentation, training, and GIS software troubleshooting.
- Performs related work as assigned.

SALARY- $19.737 per hour


Submit LFUCG electronic application through and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date. 

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. 

Recreation Leader (McConnell Springs)

Employer: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

Position Type: Job - Part time

Deadline to Apply: September 3, 2019

Location: Lexington KY


Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

Division of Parks and Recreation

McConnell Springs

Year-Round Part-Time Employment (Non-Civil Service)


Position: Recreation Leader (Program Assistant)

Date: September 3, 2019

Pay Rate: $10.10 hourly/ 15-22.5 hrs. per week (no benefits)

Schedule:  Varies- Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including weekends and evenings


Duties Include:

  • Leading environmental and cultural history education programs
  • Assisting with the development, installation, and maintenance of educational displays
  • Providing customer service at the Nature Center-welcoming park visitors, answering questions, enforcing rules, opening/closing the park, and responding to emergencies
  • General housekeeping and cleaning restrooms
  • Natural Areas habitat management and restoration including invasive/exotic species removal
  • General grounds and trail maintenance
  • Leading volunteers
  • Providing assistance during special events and projects


Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have some college experience relevant to natural resource management, environmental education, or recreation.


Applicants should be able to relate well to people of all ages, be interested in learning to conduct educational programs for the public, and must be self-motivated.  Applicants must also enjoy working outdoors and be comfortable using basic power tools.  Training will be provided.   


If interested, please fill out an application and background check at:

McConnell Springs

416 Rebmann Lane

Lexington, Ky 40504


Questions? Contact the Park Manager

Steven Rogers


Phone: 859-225-4073

Environmental Education Leadership AmeriCorps

Employer: University of Kentucky - Recycling

Position Type: Job - Term Limited

Location: Lexington Kentucky

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The Ambient Bamboo Floors Scholarship

Position Type: Undergraduate - Fellowship / Scholarship / Other

Deadline to Apply: September 1, 2019

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Forest Entomology Lab/Field Assistant

Employer: Dr. Lynne Rieske-Kinney

Position Type: Job - Temporary / Seasonal Position

Location: Lexington, KY


Forest Entomology Lab/Field Assistant
Paid Part Time Position

Part time position available immediately for interested and motivated undergraduate lab/field assistant to support Forest Entomology Research Lab Laboratory duties include plant and insect sample processing and identification, bioassay set up and maintenance, greenhouse work, data entry, and lab support Field duties include plant and insect sampling and vegetation censusing Excellent experience! Salary commensurate with experience Summer hours generally 8am-4:30pm, with potential to continue into fall Contact Dr. Lynne Rieske-Kinney,, to apply

SCA Interns

Employer: The Student Conservation Association

Position Type: Internship - Summer

Deadline to Apply: August 30, 2019

Location: Various Various

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Multiple positions for varying length all over the country.

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As a student in the Natural Resources and Environmental Science program, you can tailor your degree to offer you the skills that most reflect your passion. Below is a list of employment and internship resources, which are helpful for recent graduates, as well as for current students. For current students, explore what you're most interested in learning as part of degree by perusing descriptions of available jobs and internships. 

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Career Examples with an NRES Degree

  • Conservation Scientist/Technician
  • Environmental Quality Manager
  • Environmental Scientist/Technician
  • Land Planning Consultant
  • Natural Resource Manager
  • Environmental Educator
  • Naturalist
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Watershed Manager
  • Wildlife Scientist/Technician