Long Creek Watershed Management District (Maine) looking for Executive Director


Job Description and Application

The Long Creek Watershed Management District is a non-profit organization that’s mission is to restore the Long Creek Watershed, which is a watershed located in South Portland, Westbrook, Scarborough and Portland that has been significantly impaired by development and urbanization over the past fifty years. The District is a unique and collaborative organization that is seeking to hire an Executive Director to serve as staff to the District’s Board of Directors and to provide day-to-day management of the implementation of the Long Creek Watershed Management Plan. The goal of the Management Plan is to restore this urban impaired stream and its tributaries and address ongoing stormwater impacts through a collaborative structure with public entities and private businesses.

The primary role of the Executive Director position is to oversee and manage the implementation of the Management Plan and act as liaison between the Board and its contractors. The Executive Director will also be the primary point of contact for the District with the general public, government agencies and contractors. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors through monthly staff reports, committee and board meetings, and other periodic communications. The Board of Directors are seeking a professional and enthusiastic individual who has knowledge and interest in stormwater management and watershed-based planning and restoration; who communicates effectively with a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders; who works collaboratively with watershed property owners and businesses, local and state agencies, and other stakeholders; and who has experience and proficiency in project management and administration, including consultant management and oversight.

Qualified applicants should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in environmental management, environmental science/studies, natural resources/sciences, business administration, non-profit management, or other relevant subject area. A graduate degree and/or substantial post-graduate study are preferred. Applicants should also have five or more years of progressive management experience in a nonprofit organization preferably with an environmental or water resource protection perspective. Candidates may be independent contractors or may be employed by a consulting firm that provides these services. Please see the complete Job Description for more details and specifics about the position, including the working condition requirements.

Salary or hourly rates for the position will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Please submit an online application, resume, cover letter, list of qualifications and three references by midnight, May 15th 2016. The Job Description and Application is available at: http://www.applitrack.com/townofscarborough/OnlineApp/default.aspx?AppliTrackJobID=191

It should be noted that the Town of Scarborough is only administering this hiring process and is not the employer nor will be involved in the candidate selection process.

Carrie (Noyes) Lambert, Human Resources Coordinator, P.O. Box 360, Scarborough, ME 04070-0360



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