Resource and Park Protection Program Manager – Washington DC

Agency
National Parks Conservation Association
Location
Washington, DC
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$60,000-$96,000
Last Date to Apply
11/28/2019
Website
https://www.npca.org
Description
National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), a 100-year old nonprofit advocacy organization, is seeking a communications professional to protect and enhance America’s national parks. As part of the Government Affairs department, the Program Manager will provide top quality research and analysis of existing and proposed legislation and administrative policy related to energy development and the impacts of climate change on the National Park System. The Program Manager will focus on the impacts of oil, gas and other natural resource extraction activities both on public lands and in public waters that may affect national park resources (natural or cultural). Additionally, the Program Manager will provide policy support to NPCA’s Clean Air team to ensure cooperation between energy, clean air goals and climate mitigation and resilience. Finally, the position will provide additional policy support to the Government Affairs department, regional and conservation programs staff on natural resource and conservation issues, as needed. The Program Manager will also work as manager of the National Parks Action Fund and manage NPCA’s Friend of the National Parks Award. Please visit our website at www.npca.org for a full job description. To learn about our comprehensive benefits package, click: https://www.npca.org/resources/3143-resources-for-job-applicants. Qualified applicants please submit your resume and cover letter directly online to www.npca.org under "Careers". No phone calls please. NPCA is an EOE. To apply now, click on the link below: http://www.npca.org/jobs
Qualifications
-Strong interest in working to protect America’s national parks alongside a team of dedicated government affairs professionals. -Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience preferred in political science, public policy or related field; advanced degree or equivalent experience highly desirable. -Four to five (4-5) years professional employment in positions that involve research and writing on public policy issues and/or government decision making. -Demonstrated ability to write clearly and concisely and to conduct research reliably using the internet, phone, and libraries. -Experience in national parks, energy development or other public land issues or related fields desirable. -Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations. -Contributes to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.
Contact Person
Human Resources
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