Please see below several job announcements from conservation-minded nonprofits:
Request for Applications: Wyoming Field Representative
Western Landowners Alliance is seeking a Wyoming Field Representative to build membership, organize and engage landowners, and advance WLA programs in Wyoming. This position will require travel throughout the beautiful state of Wyoming to meet with landowners individually, organize meetings and events, and to build relationships on behalf of WLA members with policy makers and partners. The field representative will identify primary stewardship issues of interest to WLA members and conservation-minded landowners and work with landowners, WLA staff, board and advisors to address these interests in keeping with WLA’s mission.
Qualifications: The field representative must be based in Wyoming and have a working knowledge of the state’s land and water issues, ranching community, conservation community, government and regulatory agencies. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required, along with a proven ability to engage successfully with diverse stakeholders. The field representative must be capable of and willing to travel extensively by vehicle and to work independently. Desirable qualifications include a background in Wyoming agriculture, and experience in natural resource management and/or related public policy.
Terms: This is a limited term, six-month position with the possibility of extension based on available funding. Letters of interest will be accepted through March 31, 2015 and should be accompanied by resume and references. Fieldwork is expected to take place between April and October, 2015. Please address inquiries and applications to Veronica Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TomKat Ranching Fellowship
The TomKat Conservation Ranching Fellowship is a one-year paid position that includes a competitive compensation package (including health benefits) to attract the best and brightest in sustainable ranching. The fellow’s principal responsibility is to provide on-the-ground support and knowledge to help TomKat Ranch manage its land and animals using the most ecological, productive, and sustainable methods available. See the full advertisement here.
National Forest Homeowners Membership Administrator
National Forest Homeowners, a nonprofit organization that represents national forest cabin owners, is seeking a Membership Administrator with great organizational skills to work from your home office somewhere in the West. Requires proficiency with databases, spreadsheets, standard software programs, basic bookkeeping, website management, and some experience with social media; attention to detail and a friendly demeanor to work with members across the country are critical. Familiarity with membership management and development, U.S. Forest Service operations, and/or the Recreation Residence cabin program are helpful. See the full advertisement here.
The Nature Conservancy Rio Grande Water Fund Program Associate
The Nature Conservancy is seeking a Program Associate to join the New Mexico Chapter’s Rio Grande Water Fund team and within the Sangre de Cristo focal area, take responsibility for developing a landscape restoration strategy and building a broad coalition of partners, collaborators, supporters and funders to address forest restoration needs for communities and sustainable water supplies. See the full advertisement here, with Job ID 42820.
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