This position is expected to pay between $55,000 to $70,000 depending on education & experience. The Center offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
•Substantial medical and dental insurance reimbursements for domestic partners and families
•Short and long-term disability insurance
•401k and up to 4% employer-contributed retirement plans
•Generous paid time off for vacations and holidays (accumulate 20 days of combined leave per year)
•Comprehensive operations & IT support for work at home.
4 Year Degree
Join the Center for Watershed Protection (CWP) team and use your skills to make a substantial difference in watershed practices across the nation. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a strong technical foundation, excellent communication skills, and 3 to 5 years of related experience. The role of this position will vary on the candidate’s strengths and will include opportunities to work on a wide variety of CWP projects. Preference for candidates that live in Pennsylvania, but this is a remote position and applicants will be considered anywhere in the U.S. based on qualifications. The role of this position will vary on the candidate’s strengths and will include opportunities to work on a wide variety of other CWP projects that include:
Designing innovative systems of structural and non-structural stormwater practices to improve water quality
Conducting site assessments for water quality improvements and stormwater retrofits
Writing planting guidance for construction projects
Writing national and state guidance manuals to build more effective local stormwater programs and design more effective stormwater practices
Working with local governments to develop watershed plans that protect sensitive natural resources
Working with local governments in developing and implementing Stormwater Management Programs
Conducting literature reviews and research on stormwater and watershed questions
Teaching your skills to others at conferences, presentations, and workshops
This full-time permanent position is a work at home position with periodic work from Maryland or other locations throughout the country.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s in landscape architecture or related field. Strong writing and speaking skills essential, with demonstrated ability to translate complex engineering and science concepts into clear and understandable terms. Additional desirable skills and experience include:
Knowledge of stormwater regulations and design standards (both urban and agricultural)
Experience working with local or state governments
Experience in Stormwater BMP/Green Stormwater Infrastructure Design
Experience in landscape architecture design and renderings
Experience in NPDES MS4 permitting and program development
Knowledge of floodplain regulations
Expertise with CAD and GIS software
Experience in project management
Landscape Architecture licensure and experience in project and grant management is a plus. This position is primarily virtual but requires field work and travel throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, and other parts of the country for projects as needed. Actual travel is expected to be less than 20% per year.
Due to the nature of our work and required team contact, all candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19.
How to Apply: Interested in joining us? Please submit, via email to Beth Uhler at [email protected], a cover letter referencing your interest in working for the Center, salary requirements, and availability, along with a current resume by June 2, 2023.
The Center for Watershed Protection is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in hiring and employment practices, and committed to providing employees with a positive work environment for all. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
The Center for Watershed Protection works to protect, restore, and enhance our streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and bays. We create viable solutions and partnerships for responsible land and water management so that every community has clean water and healthy natural resources to sustain diverse life.
At the Center for Watershed Protection, we want everybody to know that an integrated watershed approach is the key to ensuring a future of fresh, clean water, healthy natural resources, and ultimately, life on earth. Since 1992, the Center for Watershed Protection has been working in numerous communities to provide the solutions for clean water and healthy natural resources. Our work is based on sound scientific research and guided by a passion for advancing the state-of-the art, ensuring practitioners have the right tools, and promoting the widespread implementation of the most effective watershed management techniques.