The Watershed Coordinator works under the supervision of the Executive Director and collaborates closely with Center staff. The Watershed Coordinator is an experienced planner who develops organizational partnerships that result in leveraged financial resources necessary for the large-scale implementation of the Inland Bays Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) including the Inland Bays Pollution Control Strategy (PCS). He/she has a firm understanding of watershed ecology, particularly related to nutrient cycling, and works with the Science & Restoration Coordinator to ensure that best available science and technology drives plan implementation. The Watershed Coordinator develops operational plans for CCMP and PCS objectives, tracks and reports their progress, and coordinates their revision as necessary. This Watershed Coordinator has significant grant writing and grant administration responsibilities and may oversee contractors and/or an employee. The Coordinator has detailed knowledge of watershed pollution models and control techniques, writes or assists in writing ordinances relating to the CCMP, and can facilitate agreements.
A Master’s degree in natural resource management or environmental planning, biology, hydrogeology or a related field and two years resource management/planning experience is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree in any of the above disciplines and four years resource management/planning experience is the minimum requirement. Experience coordinating organizations to implement and report on plan implementation. Track record of successful grant solicitation and management. Demonstrated success in project management. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Experience with partnership development, watershed models, and negotiation is preferred.
Please submit, as a single PDF document, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three references with contact information, and if available an example of a successful grant application to:
Delaware Center for the Inland Bays
39375 Inlet Road
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
ATTN: Outreach & Education Coordinator Position