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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
AUGUST 7, 2000
AMERICORPS POSITIONS AVAILABLE WITH THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE'S
GROUNDWATER STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM


The Michigan Groundwater Stewardship Program is seeking applicants for AmeriCorps members to serve as 
groundwater educators in counties throughout Michigan. A number of positions are available beginning October 2, 2000.

This is an AmeriCorps position. AmeriCorps is a national community service program in which people provide community service to strengthen America.

This position involves working with community residents on water quality issues, providing groundwater education to students and community members, and
giving technical advice to homeowners on implementing groundwater protection
practices.

Hours are typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday - Friday.  Benefits include:


-$12,000 (approximate)per year living stipend

-Travel reimbursement

-Health insurance

-Child care (if qualified)

-Education award of $4,725 upon completion of 1700 hours of service, which can be used to pay student loans or for continuing education

-Training in groundwater protection and several other related areas

-Contacts with various natural resource professionals are the local, state and federal levels


Job requirements:

-Strong written and oral skills

-Bachelor's degree in earth science, natural resource management, biology, or related field

-Computer literacy

-Ability to work with others

-Ability to work with limited supervision

-Valid drivers license and own transportation


Positions will be available beginning October 2, 2000. For an application contact Rob Glazier, Michigan Department of Agriculture - Environmental Stewardship Division, at 517-241-2154. Email: glazierr@state.mi.us

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