Job Opportunity at North East Trees – Project Manager

March 15, 2014 in Job Opportunities by Patricia Jennex

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NORTH EAST TREES PROJECT MANAGER

The Position

This is an hourly professional planning position, with North East Trees, (NET) a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to designing, constructing and preserving green spaces in the greater Los Angeles area. For more about NET, please visit our website, www.northeasttrees.org. Under general supervision, the Project Manager provides specialized professional planning to develop and implement a planning grant for the Baldwin Hills area. The Project Manager will coordinate the planning and management of the program, and will serve as team facilitator in assessing project requirements. Recommends program implementation priorities, conducts community outreach meetings and makes presentations at public forums. Provides technical guidance and assistance to sub-consultants as needed; works with other NET staff in order to achieve successful implementation of the program. The Project Manager, as required, represents NET in forums with Governmental Agencies, volunteers, non-profit organizations, and the public in the promotion and execution of program goals. This project manager may work with NET team members to prepare and submit grant applications for additional project phases and development funding.

Essential Functions

Graphic skills, and use of software to implement program is of primary importance. Use of Microsoft Office, including MS Project; Adobe Creative Suite; and ESRI GIS software are highly desirable. Spanish language skills a plus.
Oversees and initiates the preparation of outside consultant services, requests for proposals, environmental assessments as required by the program.
Additional Requirements
Reviews and recommends options for Grant Program implementation and may conduct needs assessments and feasibility studies, develop schematic and preliminary design illustrations, prepare and coordinate program schedules.

Education

Degree in Environmental Design field preferred; Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, or Architecture.

Salary

Commensurate with experience

To Apply

Please send résumé, cover letter and selected work samples to Theresa@northeasttrees.org