The Center for Watershed Protection (the Center) is a national, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to protect and restore our streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands and bays. The Center is looking for a Watershed Planner with at least three years of experience in the watershed management field, with skills and experience including any or all of the following:
Watershed plan development
Field assessments to identify conservation and restoration opportunities
Urban and agricultural water quality best management practices
Stream and habitat restoration practices
TMDL restoration planning
Chesapeake Bay TMDL requirements, including CAST
Water quality monitoring
Water quality modeling
Municipal code and program evaluation
Stakeholder management and public meetings/presentations
Training on technical watershed and stormwater topics
GIS mapping and analysis
Data compilation and analysis
Environmental education and training
Stormwater management requirements
IDDE programs and methods
Construction management and oversight
Project proposals and budget development
Marketing and networking with peers in the industry
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Environmental Science, Biology) is required. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and strong computer skills, and be comfortable doing occasional field work, and working in teams. On occasion may be expected to lift/carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Experience in project and grant management is a plus. This position is primarily virtual but will require some travel to Maryland, Pennsylvania, and other parts of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The Center offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Generous medical and dental insurance reimbursement plan for domestic partners and families
Short and long-term disability insurance
Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
401k and employer-contributed retirement plans
Paid time off for vacations and holidays
How to Apply: Interested in joining us? Please submit a cover letter referencing your interest in working for the Center, salary requirements, and availability, along with a current resume by March 15, 2021 to email@example.com.
The Center for Watershed Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Center for Watershed Protection
The Center for Watershed Protection works to protect, restore, and enhance our streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and bays. We create viable solutions and partnerships for responsible land and water management so that every community has clean water and healthy natural resources to sustain diverse life.
At the Center for Watershed Protection, we want everybody to know that an integrated watershed approach is the key to ensuring a future of fresh, clean water, healthy natural resources, and ultimately, life on earth. Since 1992, the Center for Watershed Protection has been working in numerous communities to provide the solutions for clean water and healthy natural resources. Our work is based on sound scientific research and guided by a passion for advancing the state-of-the art, ensuring practitioners have the right tools, and promoting the widespread implementation of the most effective watershed management techniques.