Forests Projects Coordinator
Type of Job
Oct 31, 2023
About the job
The Forest Projects Coordinator (Central Pennsylvania-based) is a fast-paced full-time position
working under supervision of the Senior Forests Projects Manager. The successful candidate will
work directly with landowners and a diverse set of project partners on water quality improvement
and conservation practices, community engagement, riparian and upland reforestation efforts,
and more. The Coordinator will also provide strategic support for the Alliance’s broader Forests
Program efforts. Substantial outreach and fieldwork throughout central Pennsylvania (Centre,
Clinton, Union, Snyder, Mifflin, Juniata, Blair, Huntingdon, Lycoming) is required.
Specific Duties of the Position:
Coordinate reforestation projects in rural, suburban, and urban environments throughout central
Work closely with the Alliance’s Agriculture Team to plan and implement reforestation projects on
Build partnerships and work closely with project partners, landowners, volunteers, natural
resources contractors, consultants, federal and state agencies, and other stakeholders.
Support the assessment of existing forestland and provide recommendations for enhancement.
Participate in and lead various outreach efforts including presentations, events, and similar
Assist with preparation, planting, maintenance, and monitoring of tree planting project sites.
Provide direct on-site support as needed, field savviness and ability to travel is essential.
Oversee some components of project management, including budgets. As delegated, ensure
timely payments, invoices, reimbursements, reporting on associated projects is maintained.
Pursue funding that enables the Alliance to meet its Strategic Goals through the Forests Program.
Includes leading and collaborating in multiple, varied, successful grant proposals.
Participate in Alliance strategic planning efforts, internal committee, and problem-solving oriented
teams as assigned. Contribute to the Alliance’s various Forests Program team efforts.
Provide event support, meeting coordination, and other administrative assistance as appropriate.
The information listed below should be emailed to Careers@allianceforthebay.org no later than
November 26, 2023. Indicate “Forests Projects Coordinator” in the email subject line. No telephone
A written response to the following prompts:
Describe your experience working with landowners, volunteers, natural resources
contractors, consultants, federal and state agencies, or other stakeholders in reforestation or
Describe your experience coordinating reforestation efforts.
A list of 2 professional references.