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Nevada Coordinator

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Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 17/07/2015
Company Name Trout Unlimited
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Directory Entry : Conservation Jobs with Trout Unlimited. TU is a national organization with more than 150,000 members organized into about 400 chapters from Maine to Montana to Alaska. This dedicated grassroots army is matched by a respected staff of lawyers, policy experts and scientists, who work out of more than 30 offices nationwide. These conservation professionals ensure that TU is at the forefront of fisheries restoration work at the local, state and national levels.
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Today, Trout Unlimited is a national organization with more than 150,000 volunteers organized into about 400 chapters nationwide. This dedicated grassroots army is matched by a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts and scientists, who work out of more than 30 offices nationwide. These conservation professionals ensure that TU is at the forefront of fisheries restoration and protection work at the local, state and national levels. Our mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. Our vision is by the next generation, Trout Unlimited will ensure that robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish once again thrive within their North American range, so that our children can enjoy healthy fisheries in their home waters.

Position Summary

Some of the best hunting and fishing in the West today is found on public land where intact habitat provides all the necessities for healthy populations of wild and native fish as well as trophy herds of elk, deer and other big-game animals. Trout Unlimited's Sportsmen's Conservation Project is looking for a field coordinator to work in northern Nevada.

The field coordinator will work with industry, businesses, political leaders, agriculture, sportsmen, and local communities to develop and implement a long-term plan to conserve quality habitat for native fish, elk, deer, and other game animals on public land throughout Nevada.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Grassroots organizing with local and state hunters/anglers, organizations, local businesses and community leaders
  • Working with local elected officials, legislative officials, and state and federal land management agencies
  • Leading a team-oriented, collaborative effort to maintain and protect fish and wildlife values

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Knowledge of public land issues and agency planning processes a plus
  • Experience in developing and leading advocacy oriented campaigns preferred
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Avid angler/hunter a plus
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Fundraising experience a plus
  • Preferred location is northern Nevada, but other locations in Nevada will be considered

How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Katie Becker at kbecker@tu.org by July 17, 2015.

This is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.

Please fill out this voluntary form and submit it as an attachment to this email address.

TU is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer pursuant to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act & Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistant Act.

TU is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates in this search. TU hires staff without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

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