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New Mexico Wetlands Restoration Specialist

Playa Lakes Joint Venture

Major Duties Collaborate and work with other PLJV staff that will support this position with communications, outreach, GIS, social science, and biological science. Collaborate with local conservation partnerships and other partners to pursue playa conservation projects within eastern New Mexico. Present conservation programs and their benefits to playa owners. Identify landowners willing to restore playa lakes and associated grasslands on their property. Assist in identifying and prioritizing restoration sites, and contracting for restoration. Coordinate on final site selection, including conducting site visits, as necessary. Develop playa lake and grassland restoration prescriptions and associated project budgets. Design and implement wetland and associated grassland restoration projects. Document project work during implementation and closeout. Maintain close communication with partners Identify people, organizations and contractors to implement restoration activities, help maintain landowner files. Other duties as assigned. Playa Lakes Joint Venture is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse applicant pool. All applications should include a a one-page cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Please email your application documents as one complete PDF file to In the cover letter, please include salary requirements, available start date and desired location. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; evaluations will begin on March 22. Applications deadline is March 22, 2024

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