Feb 15, 2020
The Nature Conservancy OFFICE LOCATION Woodbine, Georgia, USA GA420 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 74 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 Conservation Practitioner II performs and participates in preserve operations, maintenance and management. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Conservation Practitioner II (CPII) maintains Cabin Bluff preserve areas frequented by the visiting public and performs land management activities at the property. The CPII operates heavy machinery to achieve quality and desired results and may assist with inventory and purchasing of machinery and supplies. The CPII will assist in golf course maintenance, including tools, equipment and land. They undertake repair and maintenance of Cabin Bluff resort compound buildings and property, including its cabins, water features (pool, spa, ponds) & systems, marine equipment & accessories (docks, slips, boat ramps, etc), grounds & landscape, vehicles, firebreaks and roads. RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE Supervises no staff, but may help plan and direct preserve work groups, including staff or volunteers. May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances. Requires considerable physical exertion and/or muscular strain. May require long hours in isolated settings. Makes day to day decisions as delegated by supervisor. May work under infrequent supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or GED and 1 year's training in science-related field or related experience in land management. Experience recognizing plant and animal species. Experience operating various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner (e.g. Lawn mower, chainsaw, UTV, ATV or OHV, two-way radio, or similar equipment). Experience working in a team environment. Must be able to obtain related licenses or certifications as required. (e.g. First Aid, CPR, herbicide or pesticide application). Ability to obtain driver's license and maintain a good driving record. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated. 1 - 2 years' experience in land management or related field. Experience working with or knowledge of natural systems. Ability to follow instructions from colleagues/coworkers/team members. PC and/or mobile device familiarity, including database knowledge or understanding. 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. SALARY INFORMATION Job Family: Conservation Job Number: 450002 Salary Grade: 2 Hourly Rate: $17.86 Annual Rate: $32,500.00 HOW TO APPLY To apply to position number 48559, 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 March 13, 2020. Click "submit" to apply for the position or "save for later" to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration. If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 people of diverse 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, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.
Professional Diversity Network Woodbine, GA 31569, USA Full-Time