Forest Science Project Manager, TNC

We are looking for a capable individual who can provide forestry and monitoring expertise, science leadership, and practical experience in collaborative forest management to the MD/DC Chapter and its Resilient Forest Program. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the design, implementation, monitoring, and adaptive management of demonstration projects on Conservancy preserves in western MD, including prescribed fire, reforestation, and ecological forestry. This may involve leading project teams, overseeing contractors and vendors, supervising seasonal staff or volunteers, and ensuring that preserve management meets Forest Stewardship Council certification standards.   
  • Contribute to the Conservancy’s engagement on public land management in western Maryland by providing 1) technical expertise in forest, wildlife, and landscape management and 2) practical and creative problem solving to address management challenges. 
  • Recommend priority science needs (planning, analysis, evaluation) to further the strategic goals of the MD/DC Chapter’s Resilient Forests Program. 
  • Build collaborative relationships with outside parties to accomplish program goals. 
  • And more!

Full job description and application instructions
Application deadline: June 6, 2018

Employer: The Nature Conservancy
Location: Maryland