ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST
PENNSYLVNIA NATURAL HERITAGE PROGRAM
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Bureau of Forestry, is seeking a skilled professional with botanical and ecological expertise to provide technical guidance and outreach to state land managers, foresters, DCNR planners and policy makers, and private landowners. This position will review development projects for potential impacts to native plants of special concern or related habitats, provide assistance with the management, maintenance, and policy development for DCNR’s Native Wild Plant Program, and assist with other conservation initiatives within the Bureau of Forestry. The position will be based in the DCNR Bureau of Forestry office in Harrisburg, PA. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.
If you are interested in this position, please send a letter, resume, and salary requirements to email@example.com and list Ecol Info Specialist in the subject line of the email. Deadline to apply is 3/05/18.
Candidates should have a 4-year degree in botany, biology, ecology, natural resources, environmental science, or a related field; master’s degree preferred. Excellent communication skills are required. Experience with Geographic Information Systems, a commitment to conservation goals, and familiarity with Pennsylvania’s flora, natural communities, or ecology is preferred.