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November 22, 2016

Job Opportunity – CITIES Initiative Program Manager

The Nature Conservancy in Washington is currently seeking a talented individual to hire as a Program Manager for our CITIES initiative. This position will work in support of communities to bring nature into cities and towns across Puget Sound in ways that serve both people and the environment.

Efforts that grow from partnerships will drive investment in nature based solutions to polluted runoff and ensure that specific projects are sited in places that maximize benefits to local communities, meet the communities needs and desires. The Cities Program Manager will work within the Conservancy’s geographic priority areas in Puget Sound to:

  • Build relationships with stakeholders engaged in stormwater management and enhancing access to nature in cities for current residents, including communities of color and communities that may be more vulnerable to flooding, water quality and climate change impacts
  • Seek to understand and support addressing local barriers to implementation of green stormwater infrastructure projects
  • Build support and capacity for implementation of green stormwater infrastructure projects, which includes facilitation and development of stormwater plans and community visioning efforts
  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience. More details about this position description can be found at www.WashingtonNature.org/careers.

    The application deadline is November 30th, 2016 at 8:59 PT time. Please contact Chris Hilton with referrals or questions. For more information about our emerging CITIES program, visit www.washingtonnature.org/cities.