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Position Available: Program Director

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) seeks a senior-level professional to help guide our advocacy efforts and lead strategic responses to public health and environmental challenges in the Trump era. PEER is a high-profile, cutting-edge national, nonprofit service organization for federal, state, and local resource professionals, scientists, attorneys, land managers, and law enforcement officers seeking to uphold environmental laws and values.

Program Director Position Description: The Program Director will spearhead efforts to bring about positive legal, social and political change by deploying the expertise suppressed in, or displaced from, federal agencies through legal and/or media campaigns. The position also entails expertise in issue framing and organizational messaging.

Qualifications: The ability to think creatively and strategically are essential. Strong writing skills required. Experience with environmental or advocacy organizations and on-line campaigning, as well as legal/legislative background, are a plus.

Starting Salary: Based upon experience.

Start Date: November 2017

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample by September 27th to: Program Director Search, PEER, 962 Wayne Avenue, Suite 610, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or email peer@peer.org with the subject line “Program Director.” No calls, please.

PEER is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

Contract Position Available: Climate Policy Coordinator

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) seeks a recently retired or separated federal scientist or policy specialist to assess climate change cuts and rollbacks during the Trump administration. The assignment also entails networking among current and former federal climate specialists.

PEER is a high-profile, cutting-edge, national nonprofit service organization for federal, state and local resource professionals, scientists, attorneys, land managers, and law enforcement officers as they seek to uphold environmental laws and values.

Campaign Coordinator Description:
The Climate Policy Coordinator will spearhead an effort to communicate with current and former employees, principally in federal agencies, to determine the nature and impact of Trump administration cuts to climate-related research and rollbacks of climate-related policies.

The position is a part-time, one-year contract.

Qualifications: Understanding of U.S. climate-related research and policy, networking capacity and strong writing skills required.

Contract Payment: Monthly stipend; amount depends upon experience.

Start Date: November 2017

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample by September 27th to: Climate Policy Search, PEER, 962 Wayne Avenue, Suite 610, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or email peer@peer.org with the subject line “Climate Policy Contract”. No calls, please.

PEER is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

PEER has a variety of exciting externship, internship, and fellowship opportunities.

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