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Job Summary: Selectees will serve on a time-limited basis as an Animal Health Technician. This position as an emergency responder is to assist permanent agency staff in a Foreign Animal Disease outbreak.

Job Duties (may include but not limited to):

  • Identify disease signs and symptoms in poultry.
  • Properly dispose of animal carcasses and related materials.
  • Conduct cleaning and disinfection procedures.
  • Accurately completes government documents and forms and keeps accurate records.
  • Communicate effectively with a broad spectrum of coworkers, livestock and poultry producers, and the general public.

Please visit this link for additional requirements, information, and to apply.


REPORTS TO: Director of Community Services

BASIC FUNCTION: Manages the municipal planning efforts of the Brandywine Conservancy’s Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) and the Brandywine Creek Greenway. Represents the Conservancy before municipal officials, staff, other consultants, landowners, developers, and the public. Seeks out the support of the Director of Community Services when needed. Cultivates and secures new planning work as opportunities arise.

POSITION RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Director of Community Services. Collaborates with the Director of Conservation and Stewardship with regard to open space and resource planning efforts for municipal clients. Supervises MAP staff, as assigned. Works in partnership with other MAP, Community Services, Land Conservation, and Land Stewardship staff to complete overlapping projects, and with other Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art (Brandywine) staff.                                                                                                                                                                                   


  1. Cultivates and manages MAP’s provision of planning services including, comprehensive planning, zoning ordinance, and heritage planning/interpretation development with municipal and other clients.
  • Manages MAP’s provision of technical and professional assistance on environmental planning, recreational planning, resource conservation, and land use to municipalities, landowners, and others.
  • Manages the Brandywine Creek Greenway (BCG) project, including direct oversight of all project tasks, staff efforts, annual and special events, and budget including awarded grants. Supervises the work of consultants and MAP staff to further the BCG. Coordinates closely with the Development Department on grant applications, administration, and reporting. Coordinates with the Marketing Department for the maintenance of the BCG website and other Greenway marketing and outreach materials. Cultivates and nurtures Greenway partners (municipalities, counties, conservation organizations, state agencies, volunteers) and maintains relationships with all greenway stakeholders.
  • Leads and participates in partnerships and collaborations, as assigned, to advance the Conservancy’s mission.
  • Provides supervision and professional development guidance for all levels of staff as assigned. Prepares annual performance reports for staff under their supervision.
  • Performs administrative functions such as set project budgets and timelines, track budgets, engage sub-consultants, and prepare monthly invoices for active projects.
  • Prepares grant applications at local, regional, state, and federal levels independently and in partnership with Development Department, to secure funding that supports Brandywine campus improvements and supports core Conservancy planning initiatives.
  • Helps the Director of Community Services implement the Conservancy’s long-range strategic plan and annual operating plan with respect to assigned MAP efforts, including the preparation of progress reports.
  • Assists the Director of Community Services with the preparation of the annual budget and related reports, and annual operating plan.
  1. Works with the Conservancy’s Budget Manager, Land Conservation and the Easement Management staff, the Conservancy Committee and other Board subcommittees to maintain on-going compliance with national land trust accreditation requirements.
  1. Attends meetings of the Conservancy Committee as needed, coordinates staff reporting of projects of immediate responsibility and coordinates responses to Committee, Executive Leadership, and Board of Trustees requests.
  1. Coordinates with the Marketing Department to prepare marketing materials for programs of responsibility and author articles for Conservancy and Brandywine publications as requested.
  1. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in architecture, landscape architecture, environmental science, historic preservation, planning, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.  Meeting the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards in History, Architectural History, Architecture, and Historic Architecture a plus.
  • A minimum of 5 years of management experience in local or regional planning or related field, including experience with land use planning and regulatory issues, innovative stormwater management, recreational and/or trails planning, and natural and cultural resource protection.
  • Ability to manage a team in the conduct of multiple complex projects at a time.
  • Willing to devote such time as required to perform assigned functions. Usual work hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Night meetings and some weekend work required. Frequent travel within southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware, as necessary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Positive and energetic attitude. Ability to comprehend legal documents and maps. Self-motivated.
  • Must have a means of transportation to and from work and assignments.

Wilmington Animal Hospital is seeking pre-veterinary students who are interested in gaining experience in a high quality animal hospital, while working as technician assistants or veterinary technicians.  WAH has a long history of employing UD pre-veterinary students for both summer employment and part-time employment throughout the school year.  Two of our last 3 pre-veterinary students are currently enrolled in veterinary school.  

WAH is a multi-doctor hospital with a team-approach to patient care.  Our technicians are an integral part of patient and client care.  We discuss our cases with our team and the doctors enjoy educating our pre-vet and vet students to help better prepare them for their future careers.  WAH doctors practice high quality medicine with thorough diagnostic work ups, modern anesthetic protocols and monitoring, and high quality surgical and dental procedures.  Additionally, we have a board-certified radiologist who provides ultrasound services weekly and a board-certified surgeon who sees patients on an as-needed basis.  Pre-vet students with technician experience would be eligible for training in anesthesia monitoring and surgery/dental technician roles.

If you are interested in joining our team and the opportunity to learn more about veterinary medicine, please send a resume to Alison Ladman, VMD and

Geographic Information System Intern

Summer Intern opportunity that can turn into a longer-term internship. Paid through a temp agency. Trial period applies. 

The main task of this job is to assist with the City of Wilmington’s lead service line inventory.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Data collecting, editing, computerized mapping and sharing work primarily focusing on the water system, esp. the lead service inventory. • Responsible for maintaining, upgrading, and utilizing the GIS data and computerized mapping associated with the City’s Department of Public Works according to specifications and quality control standards. • Provide staff support and conducts research in retrieving information from various GIS related files and relational databases. • Creates and manages metadata for data and projects. Perform data entry, digitization and data manipulation. • Participate in the design, development and creation of databases, maps, and other projects. • Provide GIS technical support in the development, presentation and maintenance of geographic data applications. • May keep basic records and prepare simple accurate reports. • Provides field help for mobile applications. • Conducts GPS work. • Assists with minor hardware and software problems. • Performs all related work as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS • Attending an accredited college or university, preferably with a degree in Engineering, Geography, or related area, with relevant experience with GIS (Geographic Information System) and utility mapping, or any equivalent combination of engineering and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. • Ability to work effectively and complete job functions accurately under supervision. • Considerable knowledge in the use of ESRI ArcGIS software. • Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) experience helpful. • Ability to establish and maintain good and effective relationships with the public, as well as other City employees. • Ability to use GPS unit. • Field experience a plus. • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, etc.).

WORKING CONDITIONS Normal Office Environment. Less than 15 percent of field work for data collection. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, use hands to operate, and reach with arms. Employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job, including close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

City/County Building, 800 N. French St, 6th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801. If interested, please contact Joanne Liao at 302-576-3064 to schedule a time for interview.

Bennett Orchards is a sixth generation family-run peach and blueberry orchard in Frankford, Delaware, located just 7 miles from Bethany Beach.

We are looking for paid summer employees/ paid interns interested in working with agriculture, pick your own and farmers markets along the Delmarva Coast which also provide great insight into the grass roots running of a business, operations and agriculture.

We are flexible and anyone interested/ majoring in agriculture, agribusiness, business, economics, entrepreneurship, marketing, management, operations management and statistics would be great candidates and gain valuable experience in these fields. If your major or area of expertise falls outside of these we still have opportunities available.

All positions would be flexible paid internships starting at $17/hr and would be from the middle of June until the end of August. A great way to spend summer at the beach while earning income and gaining valuable business/ agricultural experience from a sixth generation Delaware Family Farm growing the sweetest peaches and blueberries. Our website provides more information on our operation. Reach out to us today!

Contact info: Henry Bennett 

302 245 6838 cell 

Stroud Water Research Center, located in Avondale, PA, is looking for two temporary technicians to work from June to December 2023. This is a full-time position ideal for someone that wants experience in the environmental sciences field (water, agriculture, biology, surveying, geology, etc).

Find out more and apply here:

Hispanic Access Foundation’s MANO Project is offering enriching internships nationwide for Latinx college students and upcoming professionals who are passionate about the outdoors, geography, community engagement, public lands, cultural resources, and natural resources.

Latinx students and recent grads who may be interested in getting work experience with a federal land management agency are encouraged to apply: MANO Project Internship Applications.

The Wildlife Clinic at the Schuylkill Center is seeking engaged and committed college internship applicants for the Spring/Summer 2023 season!

Throughout the 6-week internship period, our interns will become skilled caretakers of the many injured and orphaned young wild animals that come through our doors each spring and summer. Interns will learn all the basics of wildlife husbandry in a clinic setting. You will learn how to feed, weigh, monitor, medicate, and eventually assess for release. You will also develop leadership skills by helping us train new interns and volunteers towards the end of your internship period.

The internship will be 6 weeks long, and we are asking for a commitment of 15-20 hours per week. If looking for credit, schedules can be adjusted as needed. We ask that you be able to commit to the full 6-week period with no interruptions. You may continue on after the 6-week period as an animal care volunteer. Our internship program is designed for all levels of experience. We are happy to work with individual applicants to help meet their personal and professional goals.

If you would like to apply, please email a resume and cover letter, as well as your 6 week preferred availability.

This internship is unpaid with the potential for college credit.