Elizabeth River Project is recruiting candidates for a new position, our Resilience Manager. Make a difference and change the world – join our mission to restore the environmental health of an urban river. 

The Resilience Manager will prepare for and then ensure sound interpretive programs, well-coordinated research by partner universities collaborating with us, and smooth facility operations relating to Elizabeth River Project’s coming Pru & Louis Ryan Resilience Lab. This center is under construction for completion in 2023 on the waterfront in Norfolk, VA. The Lab will be a cutting-edge demonstration of environmental resilience for coastal urban cities. 

The right candidate thrives on new challenges and is energized by the opportunity to develop policies and procedures where none yet exist. Requires the knowledge of environmental sciences and the proven ability to interpret them for the public in simple, engaging ways. Preference for knowledge relating to coastal resilience and green infrastructures. Helpful but not required: Knowledge of native landscaping, events management, light carpentry, operation of workboats.

This is a full-time position with pay ranging $19.00 to $28.00 per hour (depending on qualifications) and a comprehensive benefits package. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager Jaye Hughes, jhughes@elizabethriver.org.

The Elizabeth River Project is an equal opportunity employer.