Conservation Engineer, Rhode Island Chapter; Job ID: 46272
The Nature Conservancy
February 22, 2018
Providence, Rhode Island
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Become a force for nature and a healthy planet by joining the Rhode Island team! Since 1989, the Rhode Island Chapter has completed more than 460 conservation projects, protecting over 33,000 acres. We partner with local land trusts, federal and state agencies and many individuals to protect our state’s natural areas, restoring the health of our rivers, streams and coastal waters, and inspiring a new generation of environmental leaders. This position is an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated, capable, individual interested in joining the world’s leading conservation organization. The Conservation Engineer will work closely with TNC and RI Department of Environmental Management staff to create public access to State and Conservancy properties that are appropriate and compatible with protecting key ecological attributes.
We are seeking an energetic and dedicated Civil Engineering professional to play a pivotal role in the design and project management of public access and habitat restoration projects.
With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to people and nature, working in wild places and in human settled areas including cities. Since its founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. Through important and strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to pursue our vision of a world where people and nature thrive together, and building long-term relationships with communities and community organizations, government agencies, and commercial businesses. We create partnerships to apply nature based solutions to both climate change and the meeting of human needs while conserving natural resources at a new scale.
If you are interested in working to save the planet, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package, then please visit http://www.nature.org/careers to learn more. Submit your cover letter and resume for position number 46272 by 11:59 pm ET on March 23, 2018. Please note that the position will be located at the RI Department of Environmental Management in Providence, RI.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of diverse people of all genders, backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or other status protected by law.
The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes:
MS or BS degree and certification in related field and 5 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance.
Experience in developing and managing multiple projects.
BS or MS degree in Civil Engineering, and 5 years related experience.
Registered Professional Engineer in RI; or ability to obtain license within a year.
Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D for design purposes.
Working knowledge of public access civil engineering principles and practices & project management methods.
Multi-cultural and cross cultural and multilingual experience appreciated
Internal Number: 46272
About The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 60 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity therefore we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.
Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.