Website Center for Large Landscape Conservation

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Would you like to be part of the solution to biodiversity loss and habitat fragmentation? Do you wish to join a team in a supportive, flexible, and dynamic work environment? The Center for Large Landscape Conservation brings science, policy, and proven solutions directly to communities working to protect and restore the health and climate integrity of the planet through large-scale conservation measures. We’re a leader in the fast-growing global movement to reverse landscape fragmentation, restore nature’s resilience to climate change, and support community-led action.

We work to actively cultivate an inclusive workplace and value the leadership, skills, and perspectives of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, LGBTQ+ persons, and people from other historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Policy & Planning Specialist

The Policy and Planning Specialist will be an integral part of our creative and dynamic team working to increase habitat connectivity in the Rocky Mountain West and beyond. This position will work closely with the Director of Government Affairs, the Corridors and Crossings (C&C) Program Director, and the C&C team to advance landscape connectivity and transportation infrastructure permeability in North America at a variety of scales: local, county, state, tribal, national, and continental. In this highly dynamic position, the Policy and Planning Specialist will support and/or lead a variety of policy research projects, facilitate collaborative partnerships, and represent CLLC in coalitions working to develop, advance, and implement policies that reconnect habitat and promote landscape-scale conservation. The successful candidate will have an interdisciplinary background in conservation science and policy (preferred), natural resource management, conservation/wildlife biology, environmental studies, or related degree. They will have excellent communication, leadership, and critical thinking skills, along with experience working with diverse constituencies.

Apply by May 23, 2022! Download the job description for full details and application instructions.

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