Current Job Opportunities

Conservation Educator

Conservation Education with Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy

CWC seeks an enthusiastic, dynamic Conservation Educator to educate and engage landowners, community groups, businesses and government agencies to implement actions to enhance lakeshore and watershed properties for water quality protection and habitat enhancement. The Conservation Educator will be responsible for promoting watershed stewardship landscaping techniques and installation of green infrastructure through personal contacts, presentations and print and social media.

Minimum qualifications: Degree in environmental/science education, communications, public relations, landscape design, horticulture, biology, forestry, environmental science, soil and water conservation or similar discipline; knowledge of watershed science and ecology; excellent written, oral and electronic media communications skills; and a strong conservation ethic.

In addition to the minimum qualifications, candidates with experience in teaching, public presentation, conservation/horticultural technical assistance and/or project management are preferred.

Must have a driver’s license, transportation and ability to carry presentation/field equipment. Annual salary for this grant-funded position is commensurate with experience: $33,280 to $37,440 plus benefits after 3-month probationary period. EOE.

To apply, email a letter of interest and resume to

The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug and Smoke-Free Workplace.

Application deadline: June 21, 2019

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