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Watershed Field Coordinator – Roanoke, VA

Organization: New River-Highland Resource, Conservation and Development Council

Position Title: Watershed Field coordinator

Location: Roanoke, VA

Hours & Compensation: The position is full-time (40 hours per week) during the typical work hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A flexible schedule differing from normal work hours may be available. Successful applicants will be required to do some overnight traveling as well as attend evening meetings. Salary range is $30,000 to $45,000 based on experience and skills. Benefits are limited and will be discussed with the successful candidate. Leave and other fringe benefits, such as teleworking, will be available after a successful probationary period.

Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked no later than August 19, 2013.

Organization Overview:

The New River-Highland Resource, Conservation and Development Council, a non-profit citizen based organization, is seeking qualified applicants to fill one (1) Watershed Field Coordinator position.


Watershed Field Coordinator and TMDL Program Support Position Available, Position number NR-H02

Position NR-H02 will be located in the DEQ-Blue Ridge Regional Office, Roanoke, Virginia. These positions are federally grant funded through a grant agreement with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. This position is funded through restricted grants funds and is contingent upon federal and state grant funds.


Duties and responsibilities of the position include: developing and implementing nonpoint source pollution reduction strategies by outreaching to local landowners, local governments, citizen groups, and state and federal agencies through the total maximum daily load (TMDL) program including the TMDL study process, development of watershed implementation plans, public input facilitation, and grants and project management.


A successful applicant will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Environmental science and engineering principles, hydrology, chemistry, aquatic biology or ecology, statistics; knowledge of the total maximum daily load program, laws, and regulations; oral and written communication skills; group facilitation skills; skills in computer applications such as geographic information systems, spreadsheets, databases, and word processing; and program management. Must be sensitive to public attitudes and concerns while effectively carrying out the agency mission and the ability to work in groups as well as independently. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in environmental science or other natural resource related fields is preferred.

How to Apply: 

Applications will only be accepted as hard copy delivered by mail or in person. Please submit a standard Virginia Employment application form and a résumé to New River-Highlands RC&D Council to the contact information below.

For more information, please contact Gary Boring, Coordinator, New River-Highlands RC&D at 276-227-0536 or

Please mail applications to:

New River-Highlands RC&D
Attention Gary Boring
325 E Main St  Ste E-2
Wytheville VA  24382-2300

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