Freshwater Mitigation Program Manager

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OFFICE LOCATION


Columbia, South Carolina, USA

The location of this position is flexible within the state of South Carolina. (remote)

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WHO WE ARE


The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.

One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”

WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER


The Freshwater Mitigation Program Manager will establish an In-Lieu Fee mitigation program within the South Carolina Business Unit to execute compensatory stream and wetland mitigation projects. The Freshwater Mitigation Program Manager will develop an Instrument for the program including mitigation site selection procedures, assessment of credit supply and demand within service areas, setting fee schedules, and full-cost accounting. The Freshwater Mitigation Program Manager serves as the principal developer of the program, and will engage the US Army Corps of Engineers, the South Carolina Interagency Review Team, the private-sector mitigation community, and land trust community in the endeavor. The Freshwater Mitigation Program Manager will also promote the program to key potential customers and stakeholders.

The Freshwater Mitigation Program Manager will travel within South Carolina regularly, and work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.

WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU


If you’re looking for a career where you can find meaning and purpose, come join our Chapter as the Freshwater Mitigation Program Manager! You will be engaged in the restoration of South Carolina’s beautiful streams and wetlands, and be a key part of South Carolina’s conservation picture.

We’re looking for a passionate, dedicated person to lead our Chapter in the compensatory stream and wetland mitigation sphere. Systems Leadership, creativity, passion for freshwater restoration, and the ability to influence without authority are key in this role. Come join TNC and apply today!

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  • BA/BS degree and 5 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing complex or multiple projects, including staffing, workloads and finances under deadlines.
  • Experience with current practices and trends in stream and wetland mitigation discipline(s).
  • Experience in partnership development with non-profit partners, community groups and/or government agencies
  • Experience negotiating.

WHAT WE BRING


Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.

We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!

SALARY INFORMATION


The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $65,000 – $70,000 for annual base salary. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. Where a successful candidate’s actual pay will fall within this range will be based on a variety of factors, including, for example, the candidate's location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. Please note countries outside the USA would have a different pay range in the local currency based on the local labor market, and not tied to USA pay or ranges. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment.

APPLY NOW


To apply for job ID 54414, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on February 13, 2024. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.

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An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.