The Outreach Unit of Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s Water Protection Branch announces a full-time Water Outreach Coordinator/ State Coordinator position for Georgia Adopt-A-Stream. This position is located in the GA EPD office in downtown Atlanta. Application deadline date is July 25, 2017.
This announcement is also located on the DNR Website on the DNR Intranet on the Vacancy Announcement page in the Human Resources section at http://dnrintranet.org/hr/vacancy-announcement (Vacancy Announcement 1). The position description is on page 23 here: http://dnrintranet.org/sites/default/files/dnrnet/pdf/DNR_Vacancy_Announcement.pdf. This announcement is also located on the DNR Website at http://gadnr.org/careers. For more information about Georgia Adopt-A-Stream, visit: https://adoptastream.georgia.gov/.
*Official Job Title: Communications Specialist 1/2/3
LOCATION: Water Protection Branch – Fulton County
DIVISION: Environmental Protection Division
POSITION # 00101363
Deadline Date: 07/25/2017
This position is located in the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) – Water Protection Branch – Water Quality Monitoring Program. The responsibility of the Communications & Outreach Specialist is to coordinate Georgia Adopt-A-Stream, Georgia’s volunteer water quality monitoring program. The coordinator is responsible for organizing and leading training workshops; developing, updating and distributing outreach materials including water monitoring training manuals and newsletters; marketing and promotion; grant preparation and reporting; maintaining the volunteer water quality monitoring database and program website; conducting water quality data analysis and reports; leading advisory board meetings and our network of statewide trainers and community coordinator meetings; and coordinating the annual volunteer conference. The appropriate candidate must possess excellent leadership, communication, writing, organizing, and science skills. The position requires fieldwork, lifting moderate to heavy equipment and supplies, canoe and kayak experience, trailering boats, extensive travel throughout Georgia and work in the evenings and on weekends.
Preference may be given to applicants with:
· Experience coordinating environmental outreach programs similar to Georgia Adopt-A-Stream
· Experience with strong event coordination skills
· Volunteer water quality monitoring experience
· Strong writing and communication skills
· Experience with strong technical skills such as database management, GIS, and web development
· Strong understanding of aquatic ecology, familiarity with nonpoint source pollution and prevention techniques
If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address highlighted below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Division
ATTN: Arveeta Turner
2 MLK Jr. Drive
Suite 1456, East Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334