Chesapeake Bay Commission

The Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC) is a tri-state legislative commission created in 1980 to advise the members of the General Assemblies of Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania on matters of Bay-wide concern. The commission serves as the legislative arm of the multi-jurisdictional Chesapeake Bay Program and acts in an advisory capacity to their respective General Assemblies.

Chesapeake Bay Commission Richmond, VA, United States
Feb 05, 2018
Full time
VIRGINIA DIRECTOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES The Virginia Director is responsible for consulting with, coordinating and representing the Chesapeake Bay Commission, and specifically the members of the Virginia Delegation, on Chesapeake Bay-related matters. The Virginia Director is a senior position and has significant responsibilities both within the State of Virginia and throughout the Bay Program as needed by the Commission. The Virginia Director reports to and is directly responsible to the Executive 2 Director, and also works directly with and for the Chairman of the CBC Virginia Delegation on any Virginia Bay policy matters. The Virginia Director may take on additional tasks related to Bay restoration matters that are needed by the Virginia Division of Legislative Services provided that there is advance agreement with the Commission. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS The Virginia Director is a senior position requiring an advanced degree in environmental policy, natural resources management, or a related field, and five or more years experience in environmental policy and legislative or regulatory matters. The Director must have experience managing projects independently and have strong organizational skills, demonstrated personal initiative, the ability to prioritize tasks and an aptitude for working with a broad range of issues. The Director must be self-motivated to pursue opportunities for advancing Commission policy. The Director works within a small team of dedicated staff and should demonstrate a willingness to assist other staff in their responsibilities. The Director must also have strong writing and speaking abilities as well as excellent public presentation and interpersonal skills. Experience using Microsoft Office software is preferred. Deadline: February 28, 2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at