Monday, June 3, 2013

[Job Listing in USA and Around The World] Director of Policy & Outreach / Nine Mile Run Watershed Association / Pittsburgh, PA

Job Listing in USA and Around The World has posted a new item, 'Director of
Policy & Outreach / Nine Mile Run Watershed Association / Pittsburgh, PA'

Nine Mile Run Watershed Association/Pittsburgh, PAEstablished in 2001, the Nine
Mile Run Watershed Association (NMRWA) works to restore and protect the Nine
Mile Run watershed located in Pittsburgh, PA. Through outreach and education,
they involve local leaders and volunteers in community greening initiatives to
foster a healthy urban environment.
The full-time Director of Policy and Outreach (DPO) will play a key role in
implementing NMRWA's new strategic plan. By coordinating the planning and
execution of NMRWA's programs in the areas of community greening, watershed
monitoring, and education and advocacy, the DPO will be instrumental in helping
NMRWA achieve its top strategic goal of reducing the flow of sewage and excess
stormwater runoff into the restored Nine Mile Run stream.
The DPO's responsibilities will include:
â Representing NMRWA to the public, in meetings with elected and appointed
municipal officials, other nonprofit partners, community organizations, and
other key stakeholders.
â Advocating for, and assisting in, the revision of borough codes and
ordinances that currently prohibit some of the most innovative green
infrastructure technologies and practices.
â Researching current best practices in green infrastructure nationally,
as well as funding mechanisms that can assist municipalities, developers, and
NMRWA with implementation.
â Supervision of 2 or more full time permanent staff members, as well as
interns and seasonal help.
NMRWA is looking for:
â Someone with a minimum of five years of experience.
â Someone with a passion for environmental restoration, and knowledge of
environmental issues, particularly including green infrastructure in urban
â Someone with experience as a supervisor or team leader.Apply To Job

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