Conservation Scientist

Location
Poughkeepsie, New York
Posted
Jun 23, 2017
Closes
Aug 22, 2017
Sector
Nonprofit
Job Level
Mid level, Senior level
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary

Scenic Hudson seeks an experienced scientist to be a critical part of protecting Hudson Valley landscapes and providing information, education and facilitating public process around environmental issues including biodiversity conservation, sea level rise and climate change, and estuary management.

Master’s degree, preferred, in conservation biology, ecology or a related field; a bachelor’s degree will be considered with demonstrated experience of progressive responsibilities and completion of complex projects.  Demonstrated experience conducting conservation research/projects from design to execution, including communicating results through publication or outreach. Strong GIS analysis and cartography skills. Knowledge of the Hudson Valley’s natural resources preferred Experience, or a demonstrated interest in, climate change adaptation and mitigation planning. Excellent communication and leadership skills essential.

Full time, with competitive salary and benefits.  Send cover letter, vitae and brief writing samples to: tvanyo@scenichudson.org.  Further information can be found on our website under ‘Jobs’ : www.scenichudson.org. No phone calls please.  EOE