POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Full-Time RiverWise Program Manager (Richmond, VA Office)
About the Alliance
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) is a regional nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring together individuals, organizations, businesses, and governments to find collaborative solutions, to build a strong commitment to stewardship, and to deliver innovative, broadly-supported programs that benefit the land, waters and residents of the Chesapeake Bay. The Alliance implements local programs that connect people to their local river and become directly involved in local restoration efforts. The Alliance was founded in 1971 and has offices in Annapolis, MD, Lancaster, PA, Washington, D.C., and Richmond, VA.
RiverWise is a stormwater management and property owner engagement program that aims to improve water quality of local waterways that flow into the Chesapeake Bay. The Alliance has been implementing the RiverWise program for over five years and has worked with hundreds of property owners to install rain gardens, conservation landscaping, rain water harvesting systems, plant trees, and remove impervious surfaces.
The Alliance is seeking an enthusiastic person with knowledge of green infrastructure and stormwater management practices to coordinate and manage the RiverWise program. This full-time (40+ hours/week) salaried position will implement and manage multiple grant-funded projects aimed at reducing stormwater pollution and educating the public about the benefits of using green infrastructure design principals.