Miami, FL – Miami Waterkeeper (MWK) is an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to protecting Biscayne Bay and the surrounding watershed. Launched in 2010, MWK has become a leading advocate for clean water, inspiring a movement of empowered citizens dedicated to achieving swimmable, drinkable, fishable water. Addressing issues on multiple fronts, we use community outreach, scientific research, and civic and legal action to advance our mission. Miami Waterkeeper is a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. We are a small and hard-working team that is mission driven and passionate about our clean water future.
Miami Waterkeeper is seeking an individual with legal and policy experience in the environmental field. An ideal candidate for this role will have a deep passion for our mission and will be highly-skilled, detail-oriented, independent, exceptionally organized, and self-motivated. This person will be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to work both independently and collaboratively. Our Policy Specialist will feel comfortable making policy and legal recommendations to the Executive Director and Waterkeeper and working with outside counsel. This individual will have a solid understanding of the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act and related regulations. This role will also work closely with our team to develop mission-specific advocacy campaigns.