The Nature Conservancy in Maryland/DC is currently hiring an Agricultural Specialist to be part of our conservation team on the Eastern Shore. This is a terrific opportunities to make significant contributions to conservation and agriculture in the mid-Atlantic and beyond.
The Agricultural Specialist is a mid-level position that will join a diverse team of conservation professionals aimed at working collaboratively with agricultural, industry, government, and conservation partners to identify and implement projects that will improve water quality and habitat in a way that supports regional agriculture. The Agricultural Specialist will facilitate meetings, trainings, and outreach efforts of the Chesapeake 4R Alliance, a collaboration among agribusinesses, farmers, government agencies, conservation groups and scientists working to ensure that every nutrient application on Delmarva is consistent with the 4Rs – the right nutrient source, applied at the right rate, at the right time, in the right place and seek opportunities to advance priority actions identified by the Alliance. They will address critical threats to natural systems, foster cross-site learning among Chesapeake 4R Alliance partners, and implement collaborative solutions with the agriculture community to achieve water quality and habitat outcomes. The Agricultural Specialist will coordinate multiple projects, set deadlines, and manage projects to completion.
The full job announcement can be found here: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=45037&PostingSeq=1