Conservation Project Manager


Carlsbad, New Mexico

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $55,000 - $133,000 annually depending on experience
Deadline Jul 31, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

CEHMM is seeking a full-time Conservation Project Manager to direct, coordinate, implement, and execute our Conservation division in Carlsbad, NM. This position involves oversight of range assessments in lesser prairie chicken and dunes sagebrush lizard habitat for the evaluation of grazing systems and range conditions. In addition, the preferred candidate will provide oversight and at times conduct surveys for the lesser prairie chicken and pitfall trapping for the dunes sagebrush lizard. Responsibilities include tracking project deliverables; preparing estimates for reseeding; providing oversight for all candidate conservation agreements; preparing and organizing work schedules and procedures; record keeping and report writing, maintaining good working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including supervisors, co-workers, private landowners, and industry representatives; and other duties as assigned. Experience and proficiency in the disciplines of plant taxonomy and range management in southeastern New Mexico are prerequisites. The ability to communicate effectively with landowners is required.

The salary range for this position is $55,000 - $133,000 annually depending on experience. CEHMM offers a very relaxed work environment with flexible schedules, competitive compensation, benefits including 401K, quality insurance options, relocation reimbursement, education reimbursement, and clothing allowance.

A BS degree in Biology, Environmental Services, or other closely related field and minimum five years’ experience in biological field is required. 


Send letter, resume, references, and salary history to CEHMM, 505 N. Main St., Carlsbad, NM  88220, or e-mail to info@cehmm.org  or contact person amy.marquez@cehmm.org with the subject as Project Manager. CEHMM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Category General / Stewardship, Wildlife