In Washington, DC, Defenders of Wildlife seeks a Policy Analyst, Climate Adaptation.
This professional-level position will contribute to Defenders of Wildlife’s strategic goal of ensuring effective climate change policies and practices to conserve and restore wildlife, with a focus on animals and plants listed under the Endangered Species Act, key species and focal landscapes.
The incumbent will engage with federal departments and agencies to advance wildlife adaptation science and strategies in national forests plans, national wildlife refuge comprehensive conservation plans, resource management plans, and other public planning processes for projects with major habitat impacts.
The Policy Analyst for Climate Change Adaptation will also collaborate with Defenders’ Field Conservation offices to develop and implement state, tribal, and regional strategies for habitat conservation, restoration and connectivity that are critical to climate adaptation, and integrate efforts with Defenders’ other policy program priorities led by our Government Relations, Conservation Law, Communications and other departments.
SALARY RANGE: 51,000-66,000
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