A LITTLE ABOUT US
Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 79 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, 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.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The East River Community Resilience Fellow will work closely with the Conservancy’s Wisconsin Chapter staff, local partners, and eight municipalities to create a Community of Practice (CoP) for the East River Watershed in Brown County, Wisconsin where communities face an increasing threat from flooding. The focus of the CoP will be to build knowledge and collaborative relationships among County and local officials and staff, practitioners, scientists, NGOs and outreach specialists to reduce flooding impacts in the East River Watershed. This is an 18-month fellowship open to highly motivated recent graduates with, at a minimum, a bachelor’s from the degree program in environmental science or related subjects. This fellowship will provide a well-rounded learning experience and help prepare the fellow for future conservation careers. The excepted annual compensation for this role begins at $40,000 and is commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will work frequently in the Green Bay area and can choose to be based in our Northeast Wisconsin Office located in Sturgeon Bay or another agreed upon Green Bay area location.
The East River Community Resilience Fellow will work closely with the Wisconsin Chapter staff of The Nature Conservancy, local partners and municipalities, and natural resources professionals.
Tasks will include:
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
Bachelor’s Degree in science-related field and 1-year experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
AUTO SAFETY POLICY
This position requires a valid driver’s license and compliance with the Conservancy’s Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered “high risk drivers.” Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers.
Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee’s motor vehicle record.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply to position number 48825, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on July 27, 2020.
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East River Community Resilience Fellow
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Green Bay, WI, US