Michigan Environmental Council Seeks A Land Conservation & Water Policy Staffer

Posted on January 27, 2022
Michigan Environmental Council Seeks A Land Conservation & Water Policy Staffer
Position Title                                                                                                                                     506017_1643147689708_MichiganEnvironmentalCouncillogosquare01
Land Conservation & Water Policy Staffer
 
Job Description 
MEC seeks a Land Conservation & Water Policy Staffer to support our efforts to defend Michigan’s environment by shaping policy decisions made in the Michigan Capitol. The position will have a primary focus on public lands, land conservation, and surface and groundwater policy. The position will report directly to the Water Policy Director but will also work in a collaborative environment with MEC’s policy team. The Policy Staffer does the following for MEC’s public lands,
  • land conservation, and water priority policies:
  • conducts research
  • analyzes policy proposals
  • educates decision makers on policy priorities and organizational positions
  • develops and executes issue strategy campaigns
  • and advocates in the Legislature, administration and state agencies.

An ideal candidate will utilize a range of skills and relationships to strengthen Michigan’s environmental resilience in the face of weakened environmental standards, unsustainable land use practices and a changing climate. The position will be based in MEC’s Lansing headquarters. A significant portion of this position involves directly interfacing with elected officials and government staff.

 

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