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Employment and Project Opportunities Currently Available with Great Rivers Greenway

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Employment Opportunities with Great Rivers Greenway

JOB POSTING: Part-time Administrative Assistant

Great Rivers Greenway is seeking is seeking an enthusiastic and customer service-oriented candidate to join our team as Administrative Assistant. This individual will serve as the friendly, knowledgeable, and professional face of the organization to staff, board members, partners, and citizens. Responsibilities include front desk reception, set up and management of meeting rooms, engaging with guests in the Visitor’s Center, and assisting staff with special projects as needed. For the complete job description and schedule, click here.

  • To apply, email a cover letter and resume by 4:00pm local time on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to Barbara Bernthal via email to bbernthal@grgstl.org.

JOB POSTING: Structural Engineering Intern

Great Rivers Greenway is seeking a structural engineering intern to perform field visits to bridges and structures throughout the jurisdiction and collect data. The intern will record observations, collect measurements and photographs throughout St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County under the direction of the Greenway Operations Manager. For the complete job description, click here.

To apply, email a cover letter, copy of college transcripts and resume by 4:00pm local time on Friday, March 31, 2017 to Ben Grossman at bgrossman@grgstl.org. If  you have questions, please email Ben Grossman.


JOB POSTING: Seasonal Staff

Great Rivers Greenway is seeking several Seasonal Field Staff to join our team for summer 2017 (May-August). The seasonal staff perform greenway operations and maintenance work throughout St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County under the direction of the Greenway Operations Supervisor. These positions are supported in part by a partnership with CityArchRiver Foundation and a portion of the work will be completed in collaboration with partner organizations including City of St. Louis Parks and Streets staff, landscape contractors and volunteers.  Duties include landscape care, facility maintenance, and conservation project work. For the complete job description, click here.

To apply, email a cover letter and resume by 4:00pm local time on Monday, April 3, 2017 to Tom Schweiss via email to tschweiss@grgstl.org.

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JOB POSTING: Pollinator Ecology Internships

St. Louis University, in partnership with Great Rivers Greenway, will host 3-4 internship positions for the summer of 2017, focusing on pollinator diversity in urban environments in the city of St. Louis, MO.  The work will consist of monitoring, collecting, labeling, and quantifying pollinator diversity and abundances in areas maintained and managed by the Great Rivers Greenway District.  Applicants must be able to work Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 1:00pm, AND be comfortable working with insects, especially bees. No prior experience is needed, but knowledge of insect biology or urban ecology is a plus. Length of the internship can vary from 4 to 10 weeks.  Successful applicants will receive hands on training in insect collecting and taxonomy, curatorial methods, biodiversity database, and basic urban ecology research methods. The positions will likely begin in May and run through mid-August.

For additional information and to apply, email Dr. Gerardo Camillo at camilogr@slu.edu or (314) 977-3914. Details regarding Dr. Camillo’s research interests can be found here: https://www.slu.edu/department-of-biology-home/faculty-and-staff/dr-gerardo-camilo

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 JOB POSTING: Summer 2017 Intern

Great Rivers Greenway is seeking a summer intern to conduct the organization’s annual Trail Count project. The project is the main responsibility of the intern and involves conducting manual bicycle and pedestrian counts on a number of trails located within the district. A secondary responsibility is to assist staff on events, meetings and activities as needed. This is an opportunity for a current student or recent graduate to gain experience and work with a dynamic and fun organization working to make the St. Louis region a better place to live. Click here for the complete job description. To apply, email a cover letter and resume by 4:00pm prevailing Central Time on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 to: Barbara Bernthal via email: bbernthal@grgstl.org

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 Project Opportunities with Great Rivers Greenway

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Request for Qualifications: Salary Survey and Analysis

Great Rivers Greenway is requesting proposals from interested and qualified firm(s), organization(s) and non-profit(s) to complete a salary study and provide analysis of the research. Qualifications must be received no later than 4:00pm CDT on Monday, March 6, 2017 and are to be delivered to the organization’s office located at 6178 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112 or submitted by email to msorth@grgstl.org. Click here for the full RFQ.

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BID RECAP: Mississippi Greenway: Cliff Cave County Park

A total of ten general contractors bid on the project. Bids were due at 2pm CST on December 15, 2016. They were publicly opened and read aloud. Our construction team will be interviewing the two lowest qualified bidders to verify information and documentation. Click here for the tabulation of bid results. (Posted December 15, 2016)

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BID RECAP: Centennial Greenway Phase IIa

A total of seven general contractors bid on the Centennial Greenway Phase IIA project. Bids were due at 2pm CST on Tuesday November 15, 2016. They were publicly opened and read aloud. Our construction team will be interviewing the two lowest qualified bidders to verify information and documentation. Click here for the tabulation of bid results. (Posted November 15, 2016)

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Vendor List for Professional Services

Great Rivers Greenway issues a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to create a Vendor List for professional services for the following categories:  Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Surveying and Planning.   The lists are good for two years with the current list set to expire at the end of 2017. Click here to see the 2016-2017 Vendor List.

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