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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion, and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.

Open Positions

Land Conservation Coordinator

Position Overview:

The Land Conservation Coordinator is responsible for tracking, monitoring, and managing existing conservation easements and Cumberland River Compact fee properties. The position requires frequent engagement with landowners to maintain good communication and manage obligations and rights under conservation easements. The position entails primary responsibility for annual stewardship monitoring visits, review of project restrictions, and identification of possible easement violations. The position reports to the Executive Director and is part of the Stream Restoration team. The majority of this position will be implemented within the Compact’s compensatory stream mitigation work to ensure regulatory compliance with USACE standards. This position includes technical desk work as well as field work. The Land Conservation Coordinator helps the stream restoration team with their long-term conservation goals.

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Date Posted: July 2024

 

Education and Engagement Coordinator

Position Overview:

The Education and Engagement Coordinator will report to the Division Manager for Education and Engagement and is responsible for delivering high-quality, water-centric environmental education programs to schools in Middle Tennessee. The Compact’s experiential education programs foster a connection to nature that leads to action through hands-on activities on topics like stream ecology, biodiversity, water pollution, and stewardship.

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Date Posted: June 2024

 

Field Team Crew Leader

Position Overview:

The Field Team Crew Leader reports directly to the Field Operations Division Manager and is responsible for overseeing the work of a crew of 2-3 members. This position focuses on fieldwork supporting organizational programs at the Cumberland River Compact such as Root Nashville tree plantings and delivery, seasonal tree care, stream restoration, green infrastructure builds, and stream cleanups. The crew leader is also responsible for truck and trailer operations.

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Date Posted: March 2024

 

Field Team Crew Member

Position Overview:

Field Team members report directly to the Crew Leader and Field Operation Supervisor, focusing on organizational field work including but not limited to the following programs: Tree maintenance and care, tree delivery, and plantings as part of the Compact’s tree planting campaign (Root Nashville) 100% of this employee’s time will be spent working outside. The starting pay for this position is $17-18/hr, and weekly hours will be capped at 30, with a possibility of future full time dependent on employee fit. Part time benefits include 401k with 3% employer match.

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Date Posted: April 2023