Kankakee Sands Site Manager
The Kankakee Sands Site Manager provides technical leadership and support to the Indiana Chapter of The Nature Conservancy by planning, directing, and implementing preserve management programs and stewardship at Kankakee Sands.
animal species we aim to sustain.
Conservancy by planning, directing, and implementing preserve management programs and stewardship at Kankakee Sands.
They address critical threats to natural systems and individual species, foster cross‐site learning among an international
conservation community, and supply conservation planning teams with site or landscape level information relevant to the
planning process. They develop and implement conservation strategies, employ a full range of protection tools to acquire
varying degrees of legal interest in land, and implement a variety of strategies to secure public and private support for TNC
conservation priorities. They coordinate community support, facilitate neighbor relationships, and maintain preserve areas
frequented by the visiting public.
BA/BS, law or business degree and 5 years’
experience in natural resource management or
related field or equivalent combination of education
Experience negotiating complex agreements.
Experience communicating with the public and/or
media both in writing and verbally.
Experience using applications such as Microsoft
Word, Excel, and Web Browsers.
Experience with principles of land acquisition.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Knowledge of land management conservation practice and conservation
Knowledge of prescribed fire and ability to operate as a RXB2 (Burn Boss
Knowledge of bison and grazing as a management tool.
Ability to explain conservation practices to technical and non‐technical
Knowledge of current trends and practices in conservation, land
management, and natural resource preservation.
Completing tasks independently with respect to timeline(s).
Excellent communication skills via written, spoken and graphical means in
English and other relevant languages.
If you have a personal passion for conserving and protecting the natural world with a belief in the mission, principles, and
values of The Nature Conservancy’s approach to conservation, please visit http://www.nature.org/careers and search for
Job ID# 47829 for more information and to apply.