Job Location: Valparaiso, IN
Position Type: Full time
FLSA Status: Exempt
The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) is a non-profit, member-driven organization. We partner with corporations, their employees, fellow conservation organizations, government agencies and communities to recognize and encourage wildlife habitat projects for conservation and education. WHC is committed to maintaining a positive workplace, where base salary is enriched by flexible working hours, the ability to work remotely, professional development opportunities, and a generous benefits package.
The Conservation Project Coordinator is part of the Content and Partnerships Department and reports directly to the Senior Manager, Conservation Projects.
The Conservation Project Coordinator advises on habitat and species project design at corporate facilities and builds meaningful relationships in the conservation community. In doing so, the Conservation Project Coordinator contributes to increasing the 2 million acres of corporate lands already under voluntary conservation and facilitates the engagement of thousands of employees around the globe, while building the Wildlife Habitat Council’s network of conservation and education partners. This position requires a confident, professional personality who is at ease engaging in ecological recommendations for the region and must have a passion for teaching others and engaging community.
Local travel is required on a regular basis. Occasional domestic travel (single or multiple days) is to be expected on occasion.
This position includes some physical field work. The employee should be able to lift up to 40 lbs. and can expect frequent lifting and/or carrying field equipment and tools. The employee may also be standing, sitting or walking for prolong periods of time, and can expect frequent typing, bending, and kneeling, and will complete frequent visual inspections.
The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions including the extreme cold (temperatures below 32°F for more than one hour).
WHC is committed to maintaining a positive workplace, where base salary is enriched by flexible working hours, the ability to work remotely, professional development opportunities, and a generous benefits package.
WHC is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, personal appearance, political affiliation, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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