POSITIONS WITH GROUNDWORK USA
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POSITIONS WITH GROUNDWORK TRUSTS
MYSTIC RIVER URBAN WATERS FEDERAL PARTNERSHIP AMBASSADOR – GROUNDWORK SOMERVILLE
The Mystic River Watershed became a designated Urban Waters Federal Partnership (UWFP) location in 2013. The UWFP is comprised of 15 federal agencies (including USACE, USDA, USGS, USFWS, USFS, HUD, NPS, FEMA, and USEPA) and 28 nongovernmental organizations working collaboratively in 19 designated locations to help urban and metropolitan areas, particularly those that are underserved or economically distressed, connect with their waterways and work to improve them. The focus of efforts for the Mystic River Watershed include:
- urban water restoration
- water quality monitoring
- community engagement and public access
- marine and environmental education
The Ambassador Position:
The Ambassador for the Mystic River Urban Waters Federal Partnership will be an employee of Groundwork Somerville, one of the nongovernmental organizations in the Partnership, and will report to the Executive Director. The Ambassador’s work will be a combination of assisting the coordination team of the Federal Partnership Steering Committee to implement and expand on tasks in the Partnership’s Action Agenda and supporting Groundwork Somerville’s projects that improve urban waterways and engage youth and community partners in economically distressed areas. Ambassadors serve as coordinators and facilitators, navigators and reporters, providing support in both strategic planning and project/program execution for Federal Partnership locations. The Urban Waters Ambassador will serve as a driving force in the Partnership’s community efforts to realize the environmental and economic benefits of clean, safe, accessible urban waters. Ambassadors work with government, businesses, community stakeholders, nonprofit organizations and other partners to address the needs of communities, protect health, improve the environment, and strengthen local economies.
Applications received by June 7, 2019 will be ensured full consideration.
EMERALD TRAIL PROJECT MANAGER, GROUNDWORK JACKSONVILLE
Groundwork Jacksonville (GWJax) is seeking a Trail Project Manager who will oversee design and construction of the Emerald Trail. The Emerald Trail will be a 30-mile bicycle/pedestrian concrete trail when completed. Groundwork is partnering with the City of Jacksonville (COJ) to build 20 new miles of trail. Click here to view the Emerald Trail Master Plan.
The Trail Project Manager position (TPM) will start as a part-time position that may lead to a full-time position within a year. GWJax is open to hiring a staff person or a consultant. The TPM is initially responsible for managing and overseeing the production of design and permitting of trail segments, including scope of work, schedule, and budget. COJ, through a Request for Proposal process, will contract with a design/engineering firm, and GWJax TPM will manage the consultant team and the design project. The TPM works with the CEO, Trail Implementation Committee, COJ Public Works, volunteers, municipal land managers, and private landowners. Applications are due by May 1, 2019.