Field Support Liaison

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/21/2020 5:15 PM)
Job ID
2020-2132
# Positions
2
Type
Part-Time
Location
US
Security Clearance Level
National Agency Check (Client Initiated)

Responsibilities

CSS is seeking two Technical Support Liaisons for The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF's) field programs and activities. CSS is a professional and technical services provider to government and commercial clients. Our services are organized into four business lines and several cross-cutting services that we have cultivated through our 32 years of corporate experience. The four business lines are Earth, Space & Life Sciences, Emergency Response & Disaster Recovery, Environmental, Safety & Health, and Natural Resources Management. We provide competitive compensation and benefits package for our employees.


Job Overview:

Through its National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) and related program work along coasts of the U.S. (including the Great Lakes, and US Territories), NFWF invests in restoration of natural systems that enhances habitats for fish and wildlife while helping to protect coastal communities so they may recover more quickly from the impacts of storms, floods, and other natural hazards. Selected applicants will:

  • Provide support for NFWF applicants and grantees engaged in advancing the use of nature-based features to improve coastal resilience and associated NFWF grant programs.
  • Help to advance the goals of the NCRF and increase the number and size of qualified applicants to the program.
  • Develop and implement a work plan designed to maximize the outcomes of the NCRF, which aim to provide dual benefits to human communities and fish and wildlife habitats.

Selected candidates will provide support for one-year (with the option to renew for an additional year) and report to the Manager of NFWF’s NCRF.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Assist applicants in developing high quality proposals that are aligned with NFWF’s priorities.
  2. Help communities design and move towards large-scale implementation projects.
  3.  Help troubleshoot grant implementation.
  4. Facilitate communication and development of networks among grantees to encourage shared learning.

 

 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • M.S. degree in a field related to "Coastal Natural Resource Managment" or three to five years experience in a related field.
  • Three to five years’ experience working directly with resilience related programs, particular expertise in implementing Natural and Nature Based Features is preferred.
  • Experience with translating program goals to a broad audience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in working with and engaging diverse groups.
  • Experience in conducting Education and Outreach activities
  • Ability to work independently in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Computer proficiency, including databases, spreadsheets, and word processing.
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred.

CSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer who provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

 

 

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