McHenry County Conservation District
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The McHenry County Conservation District’s mission exists to preserve, restore, and manage natural areas and open spaces for their intrinsic value and for the benefits to present and future generations.
The District manages over 25,600 acres of open land diverse with woodlands, prairies, wetlands, ponds, creeks, and rivers. It provides sites open to the public year-round featuring trails, picnic shelters, camp sites, fishing sites, and educational programs.
Gain real life experience in learning how GIS data is maintained and used for natural resource management! Work with our GIS Analyst in the collection and maintenance of land management, land acquisition, division programs and biological inventories using mobile devices and/or GPS. Assist in the day-to-day operations, administration, implementation, maintenance, and support of the Land Preservation and Natural Resource Division’s GIS and related systems.
Work schedule is typically a 10-15 hours per week Monday-Friday.
What are we looking for? An applicant familiar with the area of natural resources as well as a graduate, or in the process of obtaining a degree, with an emphasis in Computer Science, Geography, Geographical Information Systems, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, or other related program.
For your safety and those around you, we require applicants to have a current, valid driver’s license and complete a pre-employment drug screening due to driving being essential to the job.