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Posted: 04/05/2010

Employer
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Public Policy

The National Trust for Historic Preservation provides leadership, education, advocacy and resources to a national network of people and organizations committed to saving historic places, revitalizing older neighborhoods, and creating diverse, sustainable neighborhoods.


Position
Program Associate, Public Lands Policy
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Washington, DC
Details
 

Job Summary:

Coordinate federal public lands policy agenda to protect and fund historic and cultural resources on lands managed by the federal land managing agencies with an emphasis on the Bureau of Land Management and the National Landscape Conservation System. Work closely with Program Manager for Public Lands Policy in Washington, DC and with the Mountains/Plains regional office and the Law Department. The position is located in the Public Policy Office, reports to the Program Manager for Public Lands Policy and coordinates all Congressional work with the Director of Congressional Affairs.

This is a full time, grant funded position eligible for benefits. Filling of this position will be subject to receipt of the initial grant, and then continuation of the position will be contingent upon annual renewal of funding.

Duties:

  • Educate Congress and the Administration on the need to preserve and fund historic and cultural resources on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management with an emphasis on the National Landscape Conservation System.
  • Advocate for expansion, improved management and increased funding (including budget clarity) of the National Landscape Conservation System. Work closely with other organizations supporting the National Landscape Conservation System and co-lead efforts to increase funding for the Conservation System.
  • Work with National Trustís Public Lands Team to continue the cultivation and support of the Cultural Resources Preservation Coalition, and provide general support for overall Public Lands Team goals as assigned.
  • Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of Congressional legislative or advocacy experience.
  • Ability to work well with a team and with a diverse network of organizations.
  • Strong written and public communications skills required.
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel.
  • Experience with and knowledge of public lands issues strongly preferred.
  • OPen until
    none given

    How to apply
    To apply please include your cover letter in the body of a message and email your resume as a Word of PDF attachment to 50459-CS-1121@nthp.hrmdirect.com

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