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The Restoration Coordinator works closely with the Director of Marine Science & Conservation to help implement the Conservancy’s nearshore habitat restoration strategies in the Gulf of Maine. This position is based out of the Great Bay office in Newmarket, NH and is full time May-September and part time (80% with benefits) October-April. Specifically, the Coordinator will assist with:
- Restoration project planning and permitting (e.g., logistics, paperwork, grant reporting, etc.)
- Field work (on-shore and off-shore)
- Oyster Conservationist volunteer program management, recruitment, and technical analysis/reporting
- Public outreach activities
- Other volunteer management activities, with a focus in the southeastern region of the state, in collaboration with other TNC program staff.
- Bachelor’s degree in science-related field and 1 year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite software and Web browsers.
- Experience managing databases and producing reports.
- Experience working with volunteers and managing volunteer programs
- Experience coordinating multiple projects, setting realistic deadlines and managing timeframes.
- 1-2 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Prior field experience with shellfish and/or aquaculture required
- Knowledge of natural systems and natural systems management techniques.
- Analyzing, manipulating, and interpreting data, including statistics.
- Completing tasks independently with respect to timeline(s).
- Managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple sources.
- Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.
- Demonstrated experience recruiting, coordinating, and supervising volunteers
- Proven organizational skills and attention to detail for scheduling and managing project tasks
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT
- This position is full time May-September and part time (80% with benefits) October-April.
The Restoration Coordinator may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances. These conditions may:
- require physical exertion and/or muscular strain
- present possibility of injury
- require long hours in isolated settings
- occasionally require working nights and/or weekends
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, a 401k plan, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
To apply to position number 41677, submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 23, 2013.
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process