Conservation Information Manager II

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The Nature Conservancy

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Lander, WY, United States

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16 days ago

OFFICE LOCATION


Lander, Wyoming USA

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 Conservation Information Manager II manages and maintains conservation databases and provides technical support in GIS or other relational database technologies to support land protection and easement stewardship work for the Wyoming business unit. The Conservation Information Manager II processes spatial and/or relational data sets derived from cartographic and tabular source material. They perform data analysis and produce reports, provide hardware and software support, and train staff. They build, maintain, and populate data and records databases and manual files, produce maps and/or other graphic products and reports, and develop and maintain GIS library and/or database products library. May complete due diligence for land protection transactions or conduct conservation easement monitoring, as time permits. May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.


RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE

  • Produces maps for new land acquisition projects.
  • Manages databases and technology needed for on the ground and remote conservation easement monitoring using aerial satellite imagery. May negotiate contracts with vendors.
  • Trains staff on easement monitoring technology.
  • Creates and maintains shapefiles and kmls for Wyoming’s portfolio of property interests.
  • Coordinates multiple tasks or projects in a timely manner with attention to detail.

WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU


The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming is recognized for our ability to organize and leverage partners –from landowners and community leaders to ranchers and students –for landscape-scale outcomes. We are members of local communities, establishing relationships with landowners, peer organizations, volunteers, and donors, performing research to identify areas of greatest conservation priority, and designing sound solutions to address key threats and community equity issues. Our current work in Wyoming is focused under our strategic plan pillars of Healthy Watersheds, Resilient Landscapes, and Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Within and beyond these pillars, we are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) principles into our conservation outcomes because we recognize the inextricable nature of ecological and social issues.

By joining our Wyoming team, you will become part of a group that is a force for nature and people. We’re looking for an individual with conservation easement compliance and land transaction experience to join our team and contribute to these goals.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  • Associates degree in related field and 2 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing, maintaining and populating databases and manual files.
  • Experience with producing maps and/or other graphic products and reports and operating GIS software.
  • Experience analyzing, building, populating and producing reports from databases.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and web browsers.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree in related field and 2 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

WHAT WE BRING


Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into 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 and partners, we impact conservation around the world!

TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on nature.org/careers. The salary range for this position is $42,500-$47,500 depending on location and experience.

We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.

APPLY NOW


To apply for job ID 52143, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on September 23, 2022. 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.

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TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.