Trail & Stewardship Manager
Posted: October 14, 2020
Location: Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Headquarters (National Canal Museum), 2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd, Easton, PA 18042
Time Commitment: Full-time
This position manages the development and stewardship of the D&L Trail, stretching over 165 miles from Wilkes-Barre to Bristol. This includes grant writing, technical review of plans, construction project management, and partnership coordination to successfully move projects from concept to completion. The expertise provided by the incumbent affects the overall ability of the D&L organization to meet long term management goals as well as supporting the D&L Trail Ownership Council (landowners) throughout the Corridor. The Trail & Stewardship Manager is responsible for contracting and financial management of related funds. He/She/They is under the general supervision of the Director of Trails & Conservation who provides broad programmatic guidance and assistance in policy issues. The incumbent has wide latitude in program and project development, administration and implementation. He/She/They also works closely with the Executive Director, Deputy Director, Manager of Gifts and Development, Community Engagement Manager, Conservation Coordinator, and Program Coordinator.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Work requires a variety of physical activity including standing, sitting for extended periods, walking, bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting a minimum of 40 lbs, climbing, reaching, talking, hearing, as required. Walking is required in field conditions with uneven terrain to perform site visits, perform inspections, or to attend meetings. The employee must be able to drive to various locations during the day or night and attend meetings that may last several hours. The position may require overnight on-call duty and the ability to work during non-standard hours when the need arises.
Work Environment: The work environment described here is representative of that encountered by the employee while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Job duties require working in a cubicle in an office environment, field work, local travel, off-site meetings, at times in high heat/humidity, cold, and/or precipitation. The noise level in the office environment is usually moderate due to open office layout with a high level of activity on phone, computers, and printers. Exposure to dust/fumes/odors is possible. Currently during the COVID pandemic, the office and National Canal Museum are open with limited capacity, masks and social distancing required, increased sanitizing, and other safety protocols in place. Employees are on rotating schedules between office work and telework depending on job roles.
Employee Benefits: Full-time employment benefits include paid holidays, paid vacations, paid sick leave, funeral
(bereavement) leave, and various forms of leaves of absence, and employer paid contributions to Social Security,
Medicare, and State Unemployment Compensation. Other benefits include health and vision insurance, paid long and short term disability insurance along with Life and Workers' Compensation insurance. A 403(b) retirement plan is also offered. We provide a company van for business travel and when not available a personal travel reimbursement allowance. In addition, remote work opportunities can be considered when appropriate.
$48,000 - $53,000 annual salary plus benefits
HOW TO APPLY: Application deadline is 5:00 PM on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Applicants can submit a resume and cover letter describing their qualifications, experiences, salary requirements, and how they learned about the position via the web form:
No phone calls please.
*This position is primarily grant funded so continued employment is contingent upon secured grant awards.