The Beals Healthy Streams Fellow may do research and review
scientific literature, map data, assist with fieldwork, attend
meetings with partners, and other work to advance the Healthy
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPEMay interact with partner organizations and the public.Works under close or infrequent supervision.May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations
for long periods of time in isolated settings, on difficult and
hazardous terrain and under physically demanding
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSApplicants must be at least 18 years of age during the time of
the fellowship.Applicant must be either an undergraduate student from a
four-year Kansas college or university; or a graduate student in a
degree-granting program at a Kansas college or university.
Students who graduate in the spring are eligible to
apply.Currently studying towards a degree in natural resource
management, wildlife biology, environmental science, water
resources, or related field.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONSResearch interests in fields complementary to the mission of
the Beals Healthy Streams Initiative.Experience with mapping, GIS, and ArcGIS.Comfortable with basic office software, such as Microsoft Word,
Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Zoom; cloud collaboration tools
such as Google Documents or Box Tools; and web browsers.Able to work independently and with a team.Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and access to a
vehicle.Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural
AUTO SAFETY POLICY
This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance
with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive
Conservancy-owned / leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal
vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk
Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document
available at www.nature.org / careers.
Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion
of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the
prospective employee's motor vehicle record.