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OSBS accepts unsolicited applications, however all Job Opportunities will be posted here. To apply for a posted position, applicants must go through the UF job site, https://jobs.ufl.edu/. Volunteer positions should contact OSBS directly regarding an interest.

Job Opportunities

We are currently advertising for a Land Manager:


The Land Manager is expected to perform conservation and operational duties at the Ordway-Swisher Biological Station (OSBS) in Melrose, Fl., a research and education unit of the University of Florida. This position will participate in conservation projects related to prescribed burning, geospatial mapping, exotic-invasive species control, habitat restoration, groundcover harvesting, and basic operational duties such as road, equipment, fence maintenance and security patrolling. The Land Manager is expected to plan and implement prescribed burns as part of the Station’s fire management program. This position supervises a Land Management Specialist and may supervise Student Conservation Association interns. The Land Manager also coordinates the Station’s volunteer program and will supervise volunteers, including but not limited to: Conservation Work Campers and Land Management interns. They may expect to work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances. This position will serve as a staff member of OSBS and expected to both work in a team environment and to be capable of carrying out instructions and projects with minimal supervision.

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