ARIZONA COMMUNITY TREE COUNCIL, INC.




CONSERVATION EDUCATION COORDINATOR, Part-time, Tucson or Phoenix

  • September 28, 2020 8:36 AM
    Message # 9269728
    Amie Perea (Administrator)


    Natural Resources Manager 1

    Conservation Education Coordinator
    Salary Range $16.07-$22.41/Hourly (Part-Time)
    Tucson or Phoenix locations available
    www.azdoa.gov

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This is a Part-time (0.5 FTE) position responsible for supporting the Urban and Community Forestry and Forest Health programs with outreach, conservation education, technical writing/editing, grant application, and program development.

    JOB DUTIES:

    • Provide outreach, conservation education, technical writing/editing, grant application & program development assistance to the Urban and Community Forestry and Forest Health programs. Provide technical guidance & administrative expertise to forestry programs staff and partners in the design, development, implementation & evaluation of forestry outreach materials for statewide dissemination, including digital applications. Report & track annual accomplishments.

    • Provide and coordinate forestry programs outreach activities & events, including administering Tree City USA and affiliated sub-programs, editing the Forestry e-newsletter, and planning the State's Arbor Day celebration, Grantee Showcase, & other program events. Manage and coordinate multi-disciplined initiatives and lead project meetings and briefings.

    • Assist with new project identification and proposals for enhancing statewide forestry programs. Work closely with project partners to identify and complete proposals. Maintain all project records and financial documents, and prepare all needed paperwork for assigned projects.

    • Other duties as assigned as related to the position


    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

    Knowledge of:

    • Microsoft Office Suite applications including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, and experience using lnDesign and/or other design software.

    • Event organization and hosting.

    • Project management (output) and program management (outcome) techniques.

    • Conservation education best practices. 


    Skill in:

    • In communication, both verbal and written, and comfortable presenting to small and large groups.

    • In conservation education or environmental education in informal settings.

    • In listserve and database management, familiarity with using Constant Contact and Survey Monkey

    • In time management.

    Ability to:

    • To communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    • To manage multiple programs and projects simultaneously to ensure deliverables are consistent, reliable, accurate, and timely.

    • To identify, promote, and implement projects.

    • To create, engage, and support networks within various forestry programs in Arizona.

    • To work with all types of people and be comfortable working in groups and leading project teams.

    • To drive on state business.


    SELECTIVE PREFERENCE:

    • Bachelor's degree in Natural resources, Environmental Education, Forestry, Forest Health/Insects, or closely related field.

    • PREFERRED: Master's Degree in Natural Resources, Environmental Education, Forestry, Horticulture, or closely related field. 5 years conducting public outreach, technical writing, project management. 

    • Valid Arizona Driver's License 


    BENEFITS:

    The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

    • Sick leave

    • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

    • Health and dental insurance

    • Retirement plan

    • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

    • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

    RETIREMENT:

    • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

    • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

    CONTACT US:

    • If you have any questions please feel free to contact Nichole Pitts at npitts@dffm.az.gov or 602-206-0562 for assistance.

    Click HERE to Apply before Oct 9, 2020


    Last modified: September 28, 2020 8:40 AM | Amie Perea (Administrator)
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