Senior Watershed Program Manager: Bethesda, MD

Rock Creek Conservancy
Bethesda, MD
Job Category
Full time Positions
65,000 - 85,000
Last Date to Apply
Title: Senior Watershed Program Manager Location: Hybrid: at least one day a week in Bethesda office is required; this role also will require regular time at project sites throughout Rock Creek Park and other regional locations Reports to: Executive Director Type: Full-time Position Overview: Rock Creek Conservancy works to improve the health of the Rock Creek watershed by advocating for policies and programs to reduce effective impervious surface, managing a range of programs to increase adoption of or to maintain green infrastructure, and engaging community members in activities throughout the Rock Creek watershed. The Conservancy seeks a skilled manager to lead a diverse team on a variety of watershed projects and programs: Implement annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup Recruit, train, manage, and grow dozens of volunteer Stream Team Leaders to lead litter cleanups and encourage stormwater reduction Support and grow community science efforts to understand and track the health of the Rock Creek watershed Implement green infrastructure maintenance efforts as part of a District-wide partnership Implement the Downspout Disconnection program Lead organizational efforts to improve policies regarding stormwater in DC and Montgomery County, including participation in the Stormwater Partners Network Identify and build new programs and initiatives, including supporting related fundraising efforts.
5-7 years of professional experience in resource management or environmental programs, particularly related to urban watersheds Familiarity with DC-area watershed issues and opportunities Great project management skills, including time management, goal-setting, multitasking, and prioritization with demonstrated success managing multiple tasks concurrently Experience managing salaried and hourly staff Bachelor’s degree in related field; advanced degree preferred Ability to travel throughout the Rock Creek watershed for programs and to work occasional evenings and weekends
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