Job Opportunities with the NWTF

NWTF Biologist - East Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: The National Wild Turkey Federation has an immediate opening for a regional wildlife biologist.  This position will be responsible for all facets of the NWTF’s habitat conservation and wild turkey and upland wildlife management programs in East Texas.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Work cooperatively with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, US Forest Service, other state and federal agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and private landowners to promote and deliver habitat initiatives
  • Administer NWTF’s regional habitat initiatives, and work closely with the Texas NWTF State Chapter to administer the Hunting Heritage Super Fund Program
  • Provide oversight and coordination for conservation activities addressing forest and grassland health issues affecting important habitat for the wild turkey and other upland wildlife on both public and private lands
  • Garner funding for conservation work by securing grants, contracts and additional agency and non-governmental organization partnerships to further NWTF’s mission
  • Develop and provide oversight of agency agreements and contracts
  • Develop and implement stewardship habitat proposals and projects with the US Forest Service that enhance wildlife habitat via active forest management
  • Promote habitat and outreach accomplishments via NWTF and agency public   relations media

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field and demonstrated knowledge of wildlife management, forestry and ecology; a Master’s degree with four years related experience is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Experience working with state and federal agencies and private landowners; grant writing and administration; Farm Bill programs; development of management plans; and Texas ecosystems and management techniques preferred
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft applications including spreadsheets, internet and computer applications.  GIS skills and experience preferred. 
  • Individual will be required to reside in East Texas. While location is negotiable, a centralized location is preferred.

Position will require significant overnight travel.  Excellent health and retirement benefits package.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Complete the online job application by clicking here.

No telephone calls or agencies please.

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace employer.


Regional Director - Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont

POSITION SUMMARY: The National Wild Turkey Federation is searching for a regional director to manage the territory in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The chosen candidate will have to reside in the region or be willing to relocate to that area. This position is charged with planning, developing, implementing and maintaining a grassroots fundraising program designed to support our conservation mission and attract more people to conservation, turkey hunting and other outdoor activities.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Work with existing chapter system to develop them to their greatest potential for fund raising and membership development
  • Assist existing chapters in planning all types of activities that benefit the resource as well as the chapter
  • Act as liaison between chapters and national office on various issues
  • Work in development of all aspects of fund-raising dinners
  • Assist in searching out and screening donations of all types from private and public entities
  • Identify private and corporate landowners that are interested in having wild turkey management plans developed on their property
  • Ability to travel 25k to 30k miles per year to cover assigned territory. Some overnight and weekend travel is required
  • Ability to submit weekly activity reports to headquarters and budget accordingly

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Superb relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BS degree preferred or equivalent experience in Sales
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including strong Excel, Word and Outlook skills
  • Prefer someone with a love for wildlife or nature

Complete the online job application by clicking here.

No telephone calls or agencies please.

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace employer.


Regional Director - Oregon/Washington

POSITION SUMMARY: The National Wild Turkey Federation is searching for a regional director to manage the territory in Oregon/Washington. The chosen candidate will have to reside in the region or be willing to relocate to that area. This position is charged with planning, developing, implementing and maintaining a grassroots fundraising program designed to support our conservation mission and attract more people to conservation, turkey hunting and other outdoor activities.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Work with existing chapter system to develop them to their greatest potential for fund raising and membership development
  • Assist existing chapters in planning all types of activities that benefit the resource as well as the chapter
  • Act as liaison between chapters and national office on various issues
  • Work in development of all aspects of fund-raising dinners
  • Assist in searching out and screening donations of all types from private and public entities
  • Identify private and corporate landowners that are interested in having wild turkey management plans developed on their property
  • Ability to travel 25k to 30k miles per year to cover assigned territory. Some overnight and weekend travel is required
  • Ability to submit weekly activity reports to headquarters and budget accordingly

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Superb relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BS degree preferred or equivalent experience in Sales
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including strong Excel, Word and Outlook skills
  • Prefer someone with a love for wildlife or nature

Complete the online job application by clicking here.

No telephone calls or agencies please.

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace employer.