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Natural Resource Specialist


Non-Americorps Crew

Job Location

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Bureau of Reclamation – Oklahoma-Texas Area Office

Length: Term of position is 52 weeks total with the first 10 weeks at full-time (40 hrs/wk) and then remaining 42 weeks at part-time (16 hrs/wk)

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Living Allowance: $15.00/hr

Start Date: 6/03/2024

Application Due Date: Preference given to applicants that submit application by 5/15/2024

Title of Position: Natural Resource Specialist


Position Details:

Stewards Individual Placements (Stewards) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. Stewards in partnership with the Bureau of Reclamation are seeking an intern who will provide assistance to collect field data in support of Reclamation’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) efforts; analyze geospatial data for accuracy; prepare detailed land ownership, land use, and relocation maps working from survey notes, deed descriptions, and other rights-of-way documents; prepare maps/drawings for use in planning reports, brochures, and public involvement activities; curate a wide array of data types in appropriate software systems; perform other duties as assigned related to land resource,, recreation, and environmental subjects.  Subject matter may include detailed layouts of environmental, cultural and natural resources, and recreation areas; plan and elevation views of major structures; and water delivery systems.


Minimum Requirements:

·       Must be a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident

·       Must be at least 18 years old by start date of position

·       Must have completed at least 1 year of undergraduate education

·       Must not have been convicted of a felony or be a registered Sex Offender & submit to background screenings

·       Must have a dedication and interest in environmental stewardship and community service



 Preferred Qualifications:

·     Ability to search files and records, compile, verify and assemble data to produce reports/spreadsheets and knowledge of computer data entry

·     Organized, critical thinking, and time management

·     Knowledge of spelling, format, grammar, and punctuation to facilitate proofreading of prepared material and correction of errors

·     Skill in using ESRI (GIS) software (ArcPro, AGOL, Field Maps, Survey 123, etc)

·     Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to exercise initiative and work independently; and to take direction and instruction



·      Complete midterm and final reporting of project accomplishments

·      Timely completion and submission of all personnel paperwork, timesheets, and reports

·      A log of daily activities accomplished is due to Reclamation every two weeks

·      Adherence to Southwest Conservation Corps and agency/partner policies and procedures

·      Reporting of any safety incidents related to the position duties



How to Apply:

Apply on-line at:  In addition to your resume, please submit a one-page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.


If you have questions about this position, please contact Meyer Jay  or you can contact Ali Jones, , Stewards Program Coordinator.



Stewards Individual Placements does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

This position is located in Oklahoma City, OK. View the Google Map in full screen.