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The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit www.nature.org/about-us to learn more.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
The Preserve Steward controls and monitors invasive exotic species and assist with all other aspects of preserve management.
The Preserve Steward will work as part of the invasive species team and perform invasive species control and monitoring. S/he will also perform other land management activities and participate on prescribes fires. S/he may assist in equipment, facilities and tool repair and maintenance. The Preserve Steward will open and closes preserve to the visiting public and interacts with visitors politely and informatively. The Preserve Steward will perform other land management tasks as requested. S/he may be required to work occasional Saturdays and/or Sundays. S/he will live onsite
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
The Preserve Steward participates in preserve operations, management and maintenance. This may include:
The Preserve Steward will work primarily at the Disney Wilderness Preserve in Kissimmee, FL. The Steward will also be required to live onsite. The Steward will work as part of the invasive species team under the direct supervision of the Central Florida Invasive Species Coordinator. The primary focuses of Preserve Steward position are to conduct control and monitoring of invasive species, participating in prescribed fire and maintain preserve equipment and facilities. Other duties will be assigned based on the steward's skills and interest. The ideal candidate would include:
AUTO SAFETY POLICY
This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers.
Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply to position number 44873, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 31, 2016 .
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.