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Nature Conservancy. |
|Type of Employment:||Full Time|
|Industries:||Personal and Household Services|
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The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus 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.
Located 1,000 miles south of Hawai'i, Palmyra Atoll is one of the most spectacular marine wilderness areas on Earth. Palmyra has 580-acres of emergent land across 25 separate islets with 480,000 acres of lagoons, coral reefs, and submerged lands. More than half of Palmyra's land and all of its marine habitat extending 12 nautical miles from shore are managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) as a National Wildlife Refuge; the Refuge is within a Marine National Monument that extends 50 nautical miles from shore. The Nature Conservancy owns Cooper Island, and manages the atoll in partnership with the USFWS.
The Palmyra Atoll Research Station supports scientific research by world renowned research institutions (see www.palmyra-research.org). Staff are hired on a seasonal basis for approximately 3 months at a time to operate the research station. Board and lodging are provided while on-island.
The Guest Services Manager is responsible for the management and daily operation of a hospitality center within The Nature Conservancy's (TNC) Palmyra Atoll Research Station. The Guest Services Manager is accountable for developing a plan that maximizes the research station's ability to meet its core objectives: facilitate research, facilitate conservation, facilitate fundraising for TNC programs and PARC members. General responsibilities for the Guest Services Manager (GSM) includes: the management and daily operation of the Palmyra Atoll research station galley and housekeeping departments. The GSM is accountable for developing and implementing a plan that ensures: timely preparation and delivery of high quality meals three times a day to a variety of audiences, including management of the galley as head cook; creating and executing menus for special dietary restrictions and special events; providing for on-going maintenance and cleanliness of staff and visitor accommodations including the galley, cabins, bathrooms, showers, and common areas. Responsible for cost effective control of food, beverage and other supply inventories relating to meal service and housing, and other duties as assigned. Responsible for supervising up to two employees as well as volunteers, the GSM sets the schedule and work duties of the galley staff. As the supervisor for the galley staff, the GSM performs mid-season and end of season performance appraisals. The GSM is responsible for the health and safety of the staff and visitors. The GSM ensures all safety and cleanliness protocols are followed
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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.
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