Join the region’s largest and most comprehensive conservation organization, helping us to save thousands of acres of open space. For the past 60-plus years, the mission of Natural Lands Trust (NLT) has been to protect the forests, fields, wetlands, and streams that are essential to the sustainability and quality of life in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. NLT now manages nearly 22,000 acres of natural areas in the Philadelphia region, and protects lands using conservation easements and community planning.
The Landscape Planning Project Manager will join NLT’s Conservation Services Department. The LPPM will serve as a key project assistant to senior planning staff and will complete portions of each project as assigned, as well as have full responsibility for select projects. These may include park, recreation and open space plans; urban planning projects; and park and trail design plans. The LPPM will have special responsibility for stormwater management, grading and erosion control design necessary to complete trail and park plans. S/he will also assist with grant and report writing and compilation, creating illustrative plans (by hand or with specialized software), data collection, and meeting logistics. The LPPM will communicate conservation recommendations in presentations to municipal officials and other clients, using ArcGIS Desktop, Photoshop, CAD, SketchUp, Illustrator or similar technology. Client meetings are routinely held in the evening.
NLT seeks to add a self-starting individual who has a passion for conservation landscape planning and for providing quality service to a wide variety of internal and external clients and partners. At a minimum, the successful candidate will have a degree in Landscape Architecture or a related field, with 3-5yrs experience, including grading and stormwater management design and construction administration. S/He should have a working knowledge of NPDES municipal program requirements and experience with report writing and layout. Microsoft Office program experience is a must. Experience using ArcGIS Desktop, Illustrator, Photoshop, CAD and/or SketchUp will be a plus.
For a full job description, please visit our website at www.natlands.org.
To apply: Send your resume and a letter of interest, including salary history, to Jeni Albany, Human Resources Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.