Virginia Director

  • Chesapeake Bay Commission
  • Richmond, VA, United States
  • Feb 05, 2018
Full time Administrator/Executive Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description


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.


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

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Job Level

Senior-level, Executive-level


Government- State/Provincial