Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever

In 1982, a group of pheasant hunters saw the connection between upland habitat loss and declining pheasant populations. An organization dedicated to wildlife habitat conservation was needed, and Pheasants Forever was formed. Pheasants Forever’s mission work quickly garnered it a reputation as “The Habitat Organization,” a tagline the nonprofit conservation group uses proudly to this day.

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Stillwater, OK, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Full time
Anticipated start date : May 6th, 2019 This is a full-time position with state-wide responsibility working directly with the Oklahoma-Natural Resources Conservation Service, Audubon and other in-state conservation partners to coordinate the delivery of wildlife and pollinator habitat as well as grazing conservation efforts within the state of Oklahoma. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for Quail Forever within the State of Oklahoma as well as support and lead the Oklahoma-Quail Forever Biologist Team. Qualifications Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in conservation, biology, agriculture or closely related field with three years of work experience in your field.   Expected experience and skills include : • Project or habitat plan coordination and execution   • Strong coordination, facilitation, team building, and a collaborative approach • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Strong background in wildlife management and/or grazing management and ecology   • Substantial computer and technology-based understanding • Planning, budget management, program evaluation, and report writing • A strong understanding of Farm Bill Programs (EQIP, CStP, ACEP, CRP) specifically as it relates to program implementation, standards and specifications and practice designs. Desirable experience and skills include : • Working with Federal, State, NGO and private industry partners • Supervisory or leadership experience   • Grant writing and management and/or general fund raising Salary   – Commensurate with Experience + health benefits   Duties and Expectations   The State Coordinator will :   • Provide direct oversight, leadership and guidance to a State-wide Quail Forever Team, ensuring effective conservation delivery and coordination within their counties of responsibility. • Work with PF/QF Regional Director and Pheasants Forever Inc. & Quail Forever Marketing Team to provide information focused on promoting in-state strategic conservation efforts (Working Lands for Wildlife, Audubon Conservation Ranching, etc.) to media sources in Oklahoma.   • Coordinate statewide habitat initiatives and partnerships that advance our mission in Oklahoma. • Monitor the progress of the OK-QF Team in the delivery of strategic conservation initiatives, keeping partners aware of timelines and milestones, and prepare monthly written progress reports. • Work closely with field practitioners and partner staff to educate them on the proper implementation and utilization of wildlife conservation programs and practices. • Work closely with NRCS State Office staff to provide insight and input related to programs standards and specifications specifically focused on wildlife conservation, assisting with the development and review/update of wildlife related program standards and specifications and enhancements. Through the direction of State Resource Conservationist and State Wildlife Biologist, assist in Quality Assurance Reviews and spot checks on wildlife focused practices.   • Work with Audubon staff to coordinate all aspects of the Audubon Conservation Ranching Initiative in Oklahoma, including ranch recruitment, Habitat Management Plan development, ranch certification, landowner assistance workshops, and bird monitoring. • Provide cost-share program, Audubon Conservation Ranching program, habitat restoration and management training to conservation planners on wildlife habitat. • Identify opportunities (grants or groups) that will enhance strategic plan achievement. Pursue granting opportunities as they become available. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WI LL BE ACCEPTED . Please combine your cover letter, resume and 3 references into a single Word document or PDF file on the Recruitment website. Additional questions may be directed to Chris McLeland-South Region Director at 573-355-6530 Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Nebraska, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Full time
Organizational Profile : We seek an individual with the talent, passion and desire to promote and grow the Nation’s leading upland wildlife habitat conservation organization. Pheasants Forever (PF) and Quail Forever (QF) have over 700 chapters and 140,000 members.   Minimum Qualifications :   • The team members we desire are innovative and creative thinkers with a proven success of following through with their ideas. • Demonstrated set of skills that bring strong organizational skills, leadership and sales to the position. • B.A./B.S. in Marketing, Education, Business, Wildlife Biology or related field with practical experience. • Demonstrated ability to work and interact with sportsmen. • Innovative and resourceful self-starter able to work with minimal supervision. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Job Description & Primary Responsibilities : • Provide customer service to chapters across the region. A primary focus of the duties will include increasing memberships, merchandise sales, and facilitating contributions to national and state programs. • Work with chapters to increase the efficiencies and effectiveness of fund-raising events. • Create new chapters and restructure existing chapters to encourage strong volunteer committees that are striving to fulfill the mission of the organization. • Develop and use methods of regular communication with chapter leaders to keep our volunteers informed and motivated about the organization’s mission, activities, goals and fund-raising efforts. • Work as a team member to develop and deliver a consistent message about our habitat and youth education mission. • Promote the PF/QF mission & fund-raising efforts that support the organization. • Plan and conduct district meetings and state meetings with chapters.   • Identify and develop prospects for PF/QF development campaigns. Starting Salary : Dependent upon qualifications & experience. Closing Date : March 28, 2019 Anticipated Start Date : May 6, 2019 To Apply : Click on the blue   APPLY   icon at the bottom or upper right corner. For a complete list of current job openings, please visit the recruitment website at: www.pheasantsforever.org/jobs Opens a New Window.   .  ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Upload all of the following as a single file in either MS Word or Adobe Acrobat: 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume and 3) three references. For more information about the position, contact Tom Fuller, Field Service Director at 319-828-2050   Pheasants Forever, Inc. & Quail Forever are an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled