NEP seeks Restoration Project Manager-CLOSED

Background: The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP) promotes wise stewardship of water quality and living resources of Mobile Bay and the Mobile-Tensaw Delta in part by partnering with business leaders, government officials, and resource management agencies to improve watershed management. This position will play a key role in the development, implementation, and oversight of habitat restoration projects within the Mobile Bay watershed. The successful candidate will have a passion for environmental sustainability issues.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in biology, geology, geography, environmental science, natural resource, coastal environmental management, wetland ecology or related field and minimum three years of experience in watershed conservation or related field with demonstrated success; ability to communicate effectively (written, verbal and through public speaking and presentation); experience writing technical reports; strong project management and problem solving skills; ability to adapt to changing needs; technical/computer proficiency; knowledge of regulatory and permitting requirements for environmental work in Alabama. GIS software proficiency and a strong understanding of physical processes related to watershed function are desired.

Closing Date: February 28, 2014. A Dauphin Island Sea Lab employment application may be downloaded from the DISL website ( or requested by phone, fax, or email. Return application along with cover letter and resume to: Ms. Roberta Arena Swann, Director, or email The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program/Dauphin Island Sea Lab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. DISL does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

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