New Jersey Conservation Foundation is seeking a full time staff member to manage land preservation, public policy, and advocacy efforts in the Delaware Bay region including Cape May, Cumberland and Salem Counties. The successful candidate will work to preserve forested and open lands, farmland and waterways through acquisition and advocacy for policies related to land preservation. We are seeking candidates with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with landowners, federal, state and private partners and funding sources; familiarity with the Delaware Bayshore region and its communities; broad knowledge of natural and agricultural resource issues; an interest in connecting people with the outdoors; excellent communication skills – public speaking experience a plus; ability to work independently and as part of the statewide team. Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent training) preferred; proficiency with government funding programs for land preservation a plus.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time, health insurance, life insurance and a 401k plan. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to [email protected], fax to (908) 234-1189 or mail to Maria Hauser, NJ Conservation Foundation, 170 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931. For additional information about New Jersey Conservation Foundation visit www.njconservation.org.
New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified individuals to apply.