Director of Ecology & Environment (sustainability & ecosystem development)
Posted: Fri, November 11, 2022
Baden, PA job
Phone Number: 7248696573
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden, PA are seeking to hire a full-time Director of Ecology & Environment to serve on our 80-acre property. This unique position directs the development and maintenance of a sustainable ecosystem on the Motherhouse grounds, ensures a safe environment for Sisters, visitors and guests to the property, and develops and promotes educational opportunities related to the environment and sustainability. Please submit your resume and/or questions to Joy Doyle, Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info: https://www.stjoseph-baden.org/find-employment/
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainability Management/Environmental Ecology/Agricultural Sciences or related field; experience with a small farm operation, Food Systems or Environmental Education or an equivalent combination of education, training and expertise. Preferred: Previous experience in a non-profit religious organization.
Sustainable Farming Experience– small animal care, ecosystem development/management, local food systems, safe and non-toxic chemical applications, organic gardening, composting, integrated pest management, beekeeping; operating, repair and maintenance of tractors and small lawn equipment.
Previous experience in professional outdoor maintenance
Basic skills for operating and maintaining small lawn equipment
Basic mechanical experience / knowledge
Small engine / Diesel engine knowledge or repair
Special Job Features:
This job operates in an outdoor setting and in all types of weather.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, and reach with hands and arms. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
This role routinely uses hand tools and small equipment.
Must have flexibility to accommodate snow removal as needed.
Occasional weekend availability required as needed.
Candidates must pass criminal clearances and drug screen.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden is an equal opportunity employer.