Job Opportunity: Natural Resources Coodinator/Supervisor - Mecklenburg County

See below a recent job opportunity:

Natural Resources Coordinator/Supervisor – Division of Nature Preserves and Natural Resources

The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Mecklenburg County Division of Natural Resources in managing 7000+ acres of county-owned nature preserves in order to protect water quality, improve forest health, maintain or enhance the diversity, productivity, and integrity of native community systems, and serve the citizens of Mecklenburg County through biological research and community outreach. Responsibilities in this position include conducting and assisting with natural community management and planning, biological inventories, non-native invasive species control, wildlife management and property/boundary management, as well as oversight of implementation of these projects. This position may also assist with biological assessments, reports, and management on 12,000 acres of greenway and active use parkland. May supervise permanent and/or seasonal staff.  Must have experience using GPS, ArcGIS, MS Office Programs. This position reports to the Natural Resources Manager and must effectively interact with state, federal and local agency personnel, environmental groups, journalists, and the general public.  Minimum of 3 years of experience is required.  Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Biology, Forestry, or related field required.  Master’s degree preferred.   

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • ·         Trail design, construction and maintenance
  • ·         Grant application preparation and government contract administration
  • ·         Property and land management such as survey and boundary marking, wildlife management hunts, prescribed burning and timber sales

This person will be required to work both independently and as a leader of a coordinated team. Applicants must be able to traverse rigorous terrain and endure difficult field conditions.  Position requires a Valid NC or SC Driver's License and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Operator's Permit. Hiring Range is $43,232.80-$56.743.05 (Market Rate=$54,041)

To apply:  http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/hr/pages/applyonline.aspx

 

Christa Rogers, NC Registered Forester

Natural Resources Manager

Mecklenburg County P&R Natural Resources

 

704.948.4504 office

980.722.4929 cell

704.948.4483 fax

Christa.Rogers@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov

Natural Resources Group Survey