The Nature Conservancy Seeks an Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator
The Nature Conservancy is seeking an experienced professional with a strong interest in shaping the Conservancy’s aquatic invasive species work in New York’s Adirondack Park. The Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator (AISC) is a lead member of the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program who works in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to protect the Adirondack region from the negative impacts of invasive species. The AISC develops, manages, and advances conservation programs, coordinates and implements aquatic invasive species prevention and management efforts with contractors, partners, and volunteers, and provides technical leadership and support.
The minimum qualifications include the following background and track record.
- Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in natural resource management with a focus on aquatic invasive species or similar field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Master’s degree and five years of experience preferred.)
- Experience managing natural systems.
- Experience managing staff, contractors or volunteers.
- Experience using software applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Experience with Geographic Information Systems and field data collection techniques. (Experience managing and analyzing large quantities of data preferred.)
- Experience in training and formal presentation design/delivery, and excellent communications skills
- Must have valid driver’s license and experience safely operating small watercraft.
If you have the experience, are interested in doing work you can believe in, and want to work in a collaborative environment with a competitive benefits package, please visit Careers at The Nature Conservancy and search for job ID #49158 in the keyword search.
This position is based out of the Conservancy’s office in Keene Valley, NY and the person works across the six-million acre Adirondack Park.
Applications must be made online and include a resume and cover letter.
The application deadline is December 27, 2020.