Senior Watershed Programs Manager



Bethesda, MD
United States

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The Conservancy seeks a skilled manager to lead a diverse team on a variety of watershed projects and programs:

  • Implement annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup
  • Recruit, train, manage, and grow dozens of volunteer Stream Team Leaders to lead litter cleanups and encourage stormwater reduction
  • Support and grow community science efforts to understand and track the health of the Rock Creek watershed
  • Implement green infrastructure maintenance efforts as part of a District-wide partnership
  • Implement the Downspout Disconnection program
  • Lead organizational efforts to improve policies regarding stormwater in DC and Montgomery County, including participation in the Stormwater Partners Network
  • Identify and build new programs and initiatives, including supporting related fundraising efforts.


Desired Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of professional experience in resource management or environmental programs, particularly related to urban watersheds
  • Familiarity with DC-area watershed issues and opportunities
  • Great project management skills, including time management, goal-setting, multitasking, and prioritization with demonstrated success managing multiple tasks concurrently
  • Experience managing salaried and hourly staff
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; advanced degree preferred
  • Ability to travel throughout the Rock Creek watershed for programs and to work occasional evenings and weekends

How to Apply:

To Apply Rock Creek Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume and cover letter to with the position and your name in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after October 1. Rock Creek Conservancy offers a competitive benefits package; salary range for this position is $65,000 - $85,000.