Defenders of Wildlife

At Defenders of Wildlife, we focus our programs on what scientists consider two of the most serious environmental threats to the planet: the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and destruction.

We work to protect and restore America’s native wildlife, safeguard habitat, resolve conflicts, work across international borders and educate and mobilize the public. We stand out in our commitment to saving imperiled wildlife and championing the Endangered Species Act, the landmark law that protects them.

Defenders seeks talented individuals dedicated to the conservation of our nation's wildlife and natural resources, and we offer our staff competitive salary and exceptional benefits. Defenders of Wildlife is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Jul 24, 2022
Defenders of Wildlife Santa Fe, NM, USA
POSITION SUMMARY This professional-level position is responsible for implementing assigned Defenders’ strategic plan conservation objectives and strategies in New Mexico, with a focus on conserving both state and federally listed threatened and endangered species and ensuring the sustainable management and conservation of our public lands, while working collaboratively with other Defenders’ staff, programs, and departments.   The Representative position will require  basic  knowledge of resource conservation issues, such as endangered species policy, federal land management policy, state wildlife management, renewable energy, landscape-level planning, and conservation biology. This position will also require the ability to quickly establish ties with decision makers and conservation partners.   Program strategies and objectives are achieved by collaborating with a variety of external partners including state and federal agencies and officials, elected...