GreenTrust Alliance (GTA) is a highly focused conservation nonprofit that brings unique partners and funders together to restore and then preserve large scale environmentally degraded sites in the Mid-Atlantic region.  In our Howard County, Maryland headquarters, we currently seek an Environmental Scientist who will manage a wide variety of tasks that are required to keep these huge environmental projects moving – from environmental fieldwork and restoration monitoring to contract administration, and project oversight.  This is a project management-track position with promotion potential. Job Profile

We seek a full time Environmental Scientist based in or near Columbia, Maryland. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Conducting restoration construction and invasive species treatment oversight
  • Conducting stream assessment, wetland delineation, forest stand delineation, and reporting, as required.
  • Working with our accounting team to perform basic accounting tasks associated with GTA’s contracts and sub-contracts.
  • Managing grant processing and periodic reporting with GTA’s conservation staff and leadership.
  • Collaboration with colleagues
  • Managing and promoting GTA’s website and social media accounts.
  • Interfacing and collaborating with funders and the public to promote GTA’s brand and mission.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Candidate Profile:  The ideal candidate will have some or all of these attributes:

  • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail in daily work functions.
  • At least two years of relevant experience and/or training in wetland delineation, stream assessment, wetland and stream monitoring and/or forest stand delineation.
  • Prior direct experience working on a stream or wetland restoration crew.
  • Prior experience with grant-management processes (project milestones, subcontracting, invoicing).
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced small business environment.
  • Talent to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with excellent attention to detail.
  • Interest and ability to work as a team member or independently on different tasks.

Note:  Candidates lacking specific professional experience in at least one of the italicized work areas above are unlikely to be competitive candidates for this position.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV to:

Kirk Mantay, Director of Operations

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