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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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CONSERVATION WORKER II


        Conservation Worker needed for employment with the City of Ann
Arbor, Michigan.
        Field Operations Unit, Division of Natural Area Preservation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas

* Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species

        *       Assist with prescribed ecological burns (mainly in the
spring and fall)

* Maintain and construct foot trails

* Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants

* Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed

* Assist with volunteer workdays and other activities

QUALIFICATIONS:

        *       Ability to perform strenuous manual labor outdoors in all
weather conditions

        *       Ability to work with chain saws, brush blades, and other
power tools

        *       Ability to learn to distinguish between native and
non-native flora

* Ability to work with minimal direct field supervision

* Willingness to work flexible schedule, including weekends

        *       Excellent interpersonal skills suitable for working with
volunteers and public at large

* Valid Michigan Driver's License

        *       Willingness and ability to obtain Michigan Commercial
Pesticide Applicator Certificate

        SALARY:   $11.71/hour; 40 hours/week; including occasional evenings
or weekends.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time, Seasonal starting March 2005.

        TO APPLY: Send resume, City of Ann Arbor application form (available
at www.a2gov.org) and names of three references to: Human Resources
Department; 220 E. Huron St., Suite 740, P.O. Box 8647; Ann Arbor, MI
48107.  Also send resume and a cover letter directly to Jason Tallant,
Natural Area Preservation Technician, 1831 Traver Rd.  Ann Arbor, Mi 48105
or to jtallant@ci.ann-arbor.mi.us <mailto:jtallant@ci.ann-arbor.mi.us>,
734-996-3266.



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Alex J. Sagady & Associates        http://www.sagady.com

Environmental Enforcement, Permit/Technical Review, Public Policy,
Evidence Review and Litigation Investigation on Air, Water and
Waste/Community Environmental and Resource Protection
Prospectus at:  http://www.sagady.com/sagady.pdf

PO Box 39,  East Lansing, MI  48826-0039
(517) 332-6971; (517) 332-8987 (fax); ajs@sagady.com
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