Ecological Restoration Program Manager – Cranberry Bogs
The Ecological Restoration Program Manager manages DER’s Cranberry Bog Restoration Program, a program dedicated to restoring retired cranberry bogs to healthy and resilient wetlands and rivers. The Ecological Restoration Program Manager leads a partnership among DER, landowners, non-profit organizations, communities, and agencies with the goals of securing funding, prioritizing potential cranberry bog restoration projects, and planning and implementing restoration projects. This position will also provide support for DER’s Habitat Restoration Branch and requires significant leadership, sound professional judgment, collaborative spirit, and a high level of professional expertise with ecological restoration, program management, and staff supervision. The Ecological Restoration Program Manager will serve as a senior project manager for select restoration projects and will contribute to internal and external capacity building for DER’s habitat restoration activities. The position requires excellent strategic planning, problem solving, and partnership building skills. The Ecological Restoration Program Manager also performs duties in support of general DER operations.