Environmental Studies at UVM

JOB: Aquatic Invasive Species Project Coordinator


March 24, 2014


Keene Valley, New York


Hilary Smith
Director, Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program
The Nature Conservancy - Adirondack Chapter
PO Box 65
Keene Valley, New York 12943
518-576-2082 x 131 

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Jobs, Post-Grad, Eastern US

Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program 

The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) has an open position for the Adirondack Aquatic Invasive Species Project Coordinator.  The position description can be viewed online, and applications should be submitted online, via www.nature.org/careers, Job #42002. The deadline to apply is April 11, 2014.

The Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Project Coordinator is a team member of the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP), one of New York’s eight Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM).  The APIPP facilitates the development, coordination and implementation of innovative programs in the Adirondack region for invasive species prevention, monitoring, mapping, management, education and restoration (more information online at www.adkinvasives.com).  The AIS Project Coordinator’s primary role is to lead APIPP’s early detection and education programs for AIS, collaborate with and coordinate partners in the region working on AIS and serve as an expert resource for partners and communities on AIS related issues.  This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to work in a creative, team-oriented environment using diverse strategies to address an important and high profile conservation issue.

APIPP is a partnership program whose mission is to protect the Adirondack region from the negative impacts of invasive species.  Partners include the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS Adirondack Park Agency, NYS Department of Transportation, more than 30 cooperating organizations and hundreds of volunteers.

The APIPP Team is based out of the offices of the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy located in Keene Valley, NY.  The program is supported by funding through the NYS Environmental Protection Fund administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.