This position can be performed remotely in the U.S. NE area. The preferred location of the candidate will be within Pennsylvania or New York for the purposes of traveling to project locations.
To provide technical planning and design assistance for Interior Region 1 Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program projects awarded in FY21 with primary focus on projects in the States of New York and Pennsylvania.
The enrollee is a project team member providing technical planning and/or landscape design assistance and coordination on cooperative conservation and outdoor recreation planning projects working with government agencies, non-profit organizations, tribes and community groups. Such as but not limited to: conceptual trail planning, river access, water trail development, park planning/design. 50%
The enrollee will assist in organizing and conducting planning/design workshops and events and facilitates meetings both in-person and virtually for audiences with a wide range of subject knowledge and experience. This will include developing and implementing methods for substantively involving the interested public in the planning process, with diverse engagement of community interests. 30%
This position will be responsible for preparing written and graphic materials and designs to communicate with public and professional audiences and may include writing, mapping, and graphics. The enrollee will communicate frequently with representatives of public agencies and non-profit organizations in the community and at local, state and national forums. 20%
Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in community planning and/or landscape architecture, project management and public engagement. OR BA/BS Degree in Planning and Education
Knowledge of outdoor recreation or community planning and design with experience at facilitation, partnership development, community outreach and engagement, project planning and management.
Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point
common work tools for video conferencing, MS TEAMs
Overnight travel: May require infrequent overnight travel depending on residence of enrollee
Rental cars: Enrollee may choose to use rental car or personal vehicle 1-2 times per month
Required Safety Gear: Personal Protection Equipment related to invasive plant and insects, UV and tick protection. Adherence to COVID Prevention and Best Practices.
Safety Gear Use: Possibly in field visits.
Physical requirements: Enrollee should be able to walk short distances of up to a mile along unimproved surfaces.
NOWCC is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NOWCC’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.
National Older Worker Career Center
NOWCC provides government agencies experienced workers using cost-effective, flexible, innovative and contemporary staffing options.
NOWCC National Headquarters
3811 North Fairfax Drive Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22203 Phone: (703) 558-4200 www.nowcc.org