Career Opportunity

Watershed Coordinator – Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy

Midshore RIVERKEEPER® Conservancy (MRC) is seeking a Watershed Coordinator for the Miles and Wye Rivers. MRC is a non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration, protection, and celebration of the waterways of Maryland’s mid-Eastern Shore. These comprise the Choptank River and its tributaries, Eastern Bay, and the Miles and Wye Rivers. The organization serves as an advocate for the health of these tributaries and the living resources they support.

MRC seeks a Watershed Coordinator who will work the following schedule. May through September: Thursday through Monday, including Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. During these months, this employee will operate our Pumpout Boat, pumping out waste from sailboats and cruise boats in the Miles and Wye Rivers, and will have responsibility for maintaining such boat. October through April: The Watershed Coordinator will have normal Monday through Friday hours. Our Watershed Coordinator will engage in water quality testing, oyster restoration, river patrols, will help manage our fifty water tester volunteers, will engage in community outreach, regulatory and permit enforcement, will work with other staff on a variety of projects, and will assist in fundraising and events.

Our Watershed Coordinator will contribute to MRC’s general communications and outreach efforts to increase awareness of our work in the community and the importance of clean water, including contributing content to MRC’s newsletters, commenting on proposed regulatory and legislative changes, speaking regularly at public forums, and writing for local media publications.

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Waterkeeper Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran