Anna Siriano, Communications Coordinator, January 10, 2018
The Ohio Environmental Council seeks a full-time Drinking Water Director to advance greater protections for Ohioans’ drinking water. The Director will serve as the organization’s expert on laws, regulations, needs, and gaps to providing safe, clean, and affordable drinking water to all Ohioans. The Director will build networks, advocate for passage and implementation of strong policies through partnerships, campaign coordination, media work, and lobbying.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic and critical thinker who can grasp onto broad, ambitious goals and motivate a team on the ground to deliver on them. They will be creative and appropriately opportunistic about seizing new opportunities for growth that align with a larger strategic plan and they will be a persistent, reliable leader.
This position is an opportunity to secure cleaner, safer, and affordable drinking water for Ohioans within a fast-paced, growing organization; lead a campaign team; and expand the Ohio Environmental Council’s impact in the Buckeye State.
Reporting to the Vice President of Policy, Natural Resources, the Director will:
The Director is expected to:
Frequent local travel including occasional overnight or out-of-state travel will be required for meetings with partners, donors, reporters/editorial boards, and for conferences. Must be available for occasional evening and weekend work.
Salary depends on experience and is competitive. Excellent benefits include health, vision, dental, and life insurance, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, generous paid time off, and employer-matched retirement fund.
About the OEC
The Ohio Environmental Council is the state’s most comprehensive, effective and respected environmental advocate for a healthier, more sustainable Ohio. Our experts work daily to restore, protect, and strengthen the quality of life for families and communities — from the air we breathe and the water we drink to the food we eat and natural resources we enjoy. Find out more at www.theOEC.org.
The OEC is committed to inclusion and diversity. We seek to hire staff that reflects the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.
The OEC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
How to Apply
Send your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to careers@theOEC.org with “Drinking Water Director” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.