Career Opportunity

Watershed Specialist – Flint Riverkeeper

Flint Riverkeeper®, Inc. (FRk) is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to restore and preserve the habitat, water quality and flow of the Flint River for the benefit of current and future generations and dependent wildlife. FRk is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation and a fully-licensed member of the Waterkeeper® Alliance. FRk also serves in a leadership capacity in the Georgia Water Coalition, and is a member of EarthShare of Georgia.

FRk seeks a full-time Watershed Specialist. The position will serve the restoration, protection, and education objectives of FRk in the Flint River watershed, over 8,400 square miles of piedmont, relict Appalachian, upper coastal plain, and lower coastal plain karst habitat in west-central and southwest Georgia, USA. Components of the watershed also include many thousand miles of tributary streams and blackwater swamps plus small wetlands; and, hundreds of cubic miles of tributary aquifers manifested in many ways including beautiful and historic springs. The Watershed Specialist will be directly responsible for the field efforts involved in the monitoring, patrol, enforcement, and legal efforts of FRk, and will work closely with the Riverkeeper® and other paid and volunteer staff to integrate those activities to the overall mission, including many aspects of communications, development, enforcement, legal, and policy work.

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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