The Houston Parks Board is seeking a Conservation Technician to coordinate activities within the Bayou Greenways 2020 Conservation and Maintenance program. This position involves hands-on work in restoring and maintaining natural areas and landscape resources, therefore it requires knowledge of plant/animal ecosystems and landscape techniques. Among these activities are train all seasonal technicians regarding HPB Conservation projects and on-going efforts; natural resource management tasks, such as herbicide control of invasive species; and working collaboratively in the field with volunteers and contractors on conservation projects. Find the full job description and application instructions, visit houstonparksboard.org.
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is looking for one associate and one senior associate with a strong desire to accelerate progress toward the emissions reduction, sustainability and environmental justice goals of climate-critical cities around the world. As a part of of RMI’s team, you will provide direct, on-the-ground support to the City of Houston team as it works to implement the City of Houston’s Climate Action Plan. The scope of work could include renewable energy procurement, building energy efficiency and electrification, sustainable mobility, urban planning and land-use strategies, nature-based solutions, and industry engagement. For full job description and application instructions, visit rmi.synchr-recruit.com.
Buffalo Bayou Partnership is seeking a Community Engagement Manager to serve as the point person for community affairs for Buffalo Bayou Partnership, with a special focus on Buffalo Bayou East (East of Downtown to the Port of Houston Turning Basin). The position will work with BBP President and VP of External Affairs on a comprehensive strategy for community engagement that establishes long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships with organizations in Houston’s Greater East End (Second Ward) and Fifth Ward neighborhoods, as well as throughout BBP’s area of jurisdiction. The Community Engagement Manager will build and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including but not limited to local residents, community-based organizations, environmental groups, and businesses. For full job description and application instructions, visit buffalobayou.org.