The non-profit Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests seeks a candidate to fill the Conservation Center Floodplain Ranger position. The candidate performs stewardship and monitoring of recreational use on the 103 acre Merrimack River Outdoor Education and Conservation Area (MROECA) working to inform the public of the intended uses of the property. The successful candidate will have a background in Parks and Recreation, Law Enforcement, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Geography, or other related field.
This is a part-time temporary position based at the Conservation Center in Concord, NH. The Conservation Center Floodplain Ranger will be required to work approximately 20 hours per week, May through September, and the candidate must be available days, evenings and weekends in variable weather conditions.
The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is a statewide land conservation organization that was founded in 1901 to protect New Hampshire's most important landscapes and promote wise use of its renewable natural resources. Today, with 10,000 member households and over 40 employees, the Forest Society owns over 52,000 acres on 172 reservations in 90 communities across the state, and has interests and monitoring responsibilities for over 800 conservation easements. With ongoing programs in advocacy, land protection and sustainable forest management, the Forest Society consistently ranks among the nation's top land trusts and has been a leader in setting the standard for American land protection. If you enjoy working both independently and in a cooperative team-approach in a challenging, at times fast-paced, but always rewarding, setting you may be the right person for this position. A copy of the full job description is available at www.forestsociety.org.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and skills.
If you're interested in becoming a member of the dedicated Forest Society staff, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references by email no later than April 22, 2014 to Rita Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Specific questions about the position may be directed to Jason Teaster at email@example.com
54 Portsmouth St.
Concord, New Hampshire 03301