Cabinet-Purcell Mountain Corridor (CPMC) Program Coordinator

  • Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
  • Feb 13, 2018
Advocacy and Policy Biology - Ecology Communication - Public Outreach Management Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

The Cabinet Purcell Mountain Corridor Project Coordinator reports to the US Program Director and is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing conservation projects in the US portion of the Cabinet Purcell Mountain Corridor (CPMC) within the Yellowstone to Yukon region.

The general objectives of the position are to build and maintain partnerships with local, state and federal agencies, landowners, Tribes and NGO partners to:

  • Further connectivity conservation for large carnivores and other wildlife.
  • Protect habitat connectivity across private and public lands in the CPMC.
  • Increase safe wildlife passage on highways in Montana and Idaho.
  • Raise awareness of CPMC projects, partners, and the vision of Y2Y.


  • Minimum of 5 years working on Western or Northwestern natural resource issues.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely, with minimal supervision, demonstrating flexibility and teamwork within an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Demonstrated strategic understanding and experience with public and/or private land conservation, natural resource and transportation agency policies and processes, and a solid understanding of conservation science.
  • Familiarity with CPMC landscape, conservation issues including grizzly bear recovery and other important regional conservation priorities, and an existing network of professional contacts in the region.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public presentations;
  • Demonstrated ability to fundraise.
  • Willingness and ability to work cooperatively with a wide range of individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft programs, financial reports, and grant writing.
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly throughout the CPMC and Y2Y region.
  • Sense of humor and the ability to have fun.
  • Commitment to the mission and goals of the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.

Y2Y strongly encourages Indigenous people and minorities to apply.

JOB LOCATION: The ideal candidate will live in northwest Montana or north Idaho. This is a remote position that can be fulfilled from a home office with adequate internet and wireless service.

Closing Date: February 23, 2018

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