WANTED: Chesapeake Bay restoration program manager (Pennsylvania)

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) seeks a Pennsylvania Restoration Program Manager, who will administer CBF’s Pennsylvania Office efforts to restore the health of local streams and rivers that drain into the Chesapeake Bay.

The Manager works closely with the Pennsylvania Senior Agriculture Program Manager and other senior CBF staff, both in Harrisburg and Annapolis, to develop diverse and pioneering strategies for accelerating the implementation of agricultural pollution reduction practices that are consistent with organizational priorities. The Manager supervises Pennsylvania restoration field staff located throughout the state.

With the assistance of CBF staff, the position seeks to maintain and expand the array of public and private funding sources that support the Pennsylvania Restoration Program, including managing all aspects of public and private grants such as, proposal and budget development, expense tracking, contracts and reporting. The Manager will also help develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with a wide array of stakeholders to implement and incentivize restoration practices.

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and VA Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water polices, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary.

CBF’s headquarters office in Annapolis, MD is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first U.S. Green Build Council’s LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened The Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA. The Brock Center is one of the most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings in the world.

CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers.

CBF offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, health, vision, dental, life insurance, and a tax deferred annuity plan. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply by: December 5, 2016

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