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Western National Parks Association
Program Manager (posted on 3/31/14)

Western National Parks Association (WNPA) seeks a Program Manager to lead and supervise all WNPA operations at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (SAFR), projected to begin in the early summer of 2014. Click here for complete job announcement. 

Friends of Acadia
Conservation Projects Manager (posted on 3/18/14)

Friends of Acadia seeks a motivated and dynamic individual to join our staff as a full-time Conservation Projects Manager. This is a new position, created to work closely with Acadia National Park staff, partners in the surrounding communities, and FOA volunteers and members to develop and implement projects involving youth education and involvement in the park; trails and carriage roads; and community conservation and outreach. This position will report to FOA’s Conservation Director.  Click here for for complete position announcement.

Grand Canyon Association
Chief Operating Officer (posted 2/22/2014)

Grand Canyon Association (GCA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Operating Officer.  Reporting to the CEO and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the COO will be responsible for the operational activities, organizational strategies and special initiatives for GCA. The successful candidate will bring energy, flexibility, and a collaborative, proactive approach to this key position. He or she will be a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical initiatives. This position oversees the Director of Retail and Human Resource’s Manager and has overall responsibility for Sales (retail, wholesale, e-commerce), Human Resources (recruiting, retention, training, policies), and operations.  This position will be based at GCA’s administrative headquarters in Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim.

Well-qualified applicants should send a resume and compelling letter of introduction to:

Grand Canyon Association, Laura Jones
Email: ljones@grandcanyon.org
P.O. Box 399, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
Phone: 928-638-7150
Fax: 928-638-2484

In addition, please complete and submit the job application found here.

Cabrillo National Monument Foundation
Executive Director (posted 2/21/2014)

The Cabrillo National Monument Foundation, the NPS-recognized cooperating association of the Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego, California, announces the pending retirement of its Executive Director and consideration of applicants for the Executive Director position. Prospective applicants for the position of CNMF Executive Director are asked to view a complete job announcement at the Foundation website, www.cnmf.org which will provide a job summary, application requirements and response due date.

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association
Retail Development Manager (posted 2/10/2014)

The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association is seeking an experienced individual to fill the Retail Development Manager (RDM) position. The Eastern Sierra is home to national natural icons such as Mt. Whitney, Mono Lake, the Ancient Bristlecone pines and a world class ski resort in Mammoth Lakes.

The RDM assumes the full range of management responsibilities related to the ESIA sales operation. The duties of this position include providing leadership and direction for the retail program; inventory control; developing annual product development plan and budget; marketing; purchasing; maintaining POS/inventory system; managing vendor relationships; and integrating the retail sales program with the overall mission of the organization and its partners.

Job skills required include a minimum of five years of retail management and product selection experience; merchandising; marketing; proficiency with point-of-sale systems and related computer systems/software; attention to detail and strong organizational skills; entrepreneurial inclination; communication skills; nonprofit experience helpful.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and includes a benefit package.

A complete job description and application is posted at ESIAonline.org. To apply please provide a letter of interest with your resume and application to: employment.esia@gmail.com.

Sawtooth Association
Naturalist (posted 1/17/2014)

Sawtooth Association (SA) is seeking a Naturalist to provide interpretive services, including Junior Ranger programs, nature walks, patio talks, discovery stations, and evening programs to visitors of all ages to the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. They will create interpretive displays and answer visitor questions from behind the desk at the Redfish Visitor Center and the Stanley Museum. Naturalists coordinate one SA special event. Most often, naturalists are the faces representing the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and perhaps the only “staff” visitors come in contact with.

To apply please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Terry Clark, SA Executive Director, at tclark@discoversawtooth.org. The deadline February 4 or until filled.

Yellowstone Association
Seasonal Instructor (posted 12/16/2013)

Come work in Yellowstone National Park, where bison roam, grizzly bears tromp, and pronghorn graze!  The Yellowstone Association is hiring Seasonal Instructors for summer 2014!  Instructors conduct a variety of interpretive programs on Yellowstone’s natural history, cultural history, and geology throughout the park.  Interested?  Get your application today at https://apply.coolworks.com/ya/job-details.asp?JobID=27407

Agency Partners and Non-Members

Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy
Executive Director (posted 2/13/2014)

The Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, a nonprofit organization to help restore and revitalize Jamaica Bay and Rockaway parks, is seeking its founding Executive Director. In 2012, the National Park Service and NYC Department of Parks and Recreation formed The Conservancy which will advocate and fundraise for the parks, and develop and implement programs and projects including sustainability and resiliency programs like wetland habitat restoration. The Conservancy is seeking an Executive Director who will be a dynamic leader and self-starter responsible for serving as lead spokesperson, fundraiser, strategic planner, and chief executive managing the organization and all its programming. He/she must be an experienced fundraiser, hands-on manager, and problem solver. This leadership position is an exciting opportunity for a high-energy, entrepreneurial self-starter to play a transformative role in the future fabric of NYC and parks nationally. For complete job description, go to:www.harrisrand.com.  Send inquiries, nominations, and applications in confidence to:JBRPConservancy@harrisrand.com

Pearl Harbor Institute
Executive Director (posted 2/7/2014)

The Pearl Harbor Institute is seeking an Executive Director. The institute's programming will be offered in conjunction with many local and national partners. The lead organization of the Institute is Pacific Historic Parks.

Interested candidates should apply via email by sending a Cover Letter, describing the qualifications that match the position criteria and what they will bring to the role, along with a resume and salary history to Andrew Leider at aleider@potrerogroup.com with the subject line "Pearl Harbor Institute."

Montana/Dakotas BLM
Park Ranger (Interpretive) (posted 1/22/2014)

The Montana/Dakotas BLM is accepting applications for the following position through February 10, 2014:

This is a full-time LONG-TERM CAREER SEASONAL position (6 to 11 1/2 months/year). Term Appointment not-to-exceed 1 year and 1 day that may be extended incrementally up to 4 years.

USDA Forest Service
Director, National Partnership Office (posted 1/8/2014)

The USDA Forest Service is seeking a Director for their National Partnership Office. The advertisement closes on January 27.

C & O Canal Trust
Director of Communncations (posted 12/23/2013)

The C & O Canal Trust is seeking a Director of Communications. For details on the position and instructions on how to apply, please visit www.idealist.org/view/job/WZc3H3pS9j74/.