- Demonstrate strong analytical skills (financial, planning, operational) characterized by identifying, assimilating and comprehending the critical elements of various situations, and extracting and interpreting the implications of courses of action.
- Demonstrate drive to solve problems in a team environment.
- Demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written) characterized by actively listening and ensuring respectful two-way communication.
- Demonstrate sensitivity, understanding and the ability to effectively interact with individuals (internal and external) from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, disability and ethnic backgrounds.
- Demonstrate a high level of accountability, responsibility and dependability.
- Demonstrate teamwork through cooperation and collaboration with others.
- Demonstrate a positive attitude, high energy, self-discipline and self-awareness.
- Ability to find strategic partnerships that have led/might lead to increased revenue and contracts.
- Ability to negotiate and work with high-level executives.
- Ability to prepare concise, logical and grammatically correct documents, reports and presentations.
- Ability to accept, direct and perform responsibilities and assigned tasks as a project team member.
- Ability to explain policies, procedures and directions and represent the Corps’ philosophy and values to a wide range of audiences including Corpsmembers, programmatic staff, management and the public.
- Ability to structure tasks, establish priorities and set goals.
- Ability to work independently.
- Advanced level of computer skills (Microsoft Office environment) including software and Internet research.
- High level of interpersonal skills, integrity and the ability to keep information confidential.
- Use good judgment; evaluate alternatives in the achievement of quality outcomes.
- Results-/Solution-oriented; flexible.
- Passion for the Corps and ability to articulate its mission.
Required Education And Experience
- Bachelor’s degree (from an accredited institution) in a related field; Master’s degree preferred
- Minimum of ten (10) years professional experience required overall, with a minimum of five (5) years management/leadership experience working in the areas of nonprofit management, business development, youth & workforce development and/or conservation/environmental policy;
- Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse work teams, developing an organization-wide strategy for program excellence, engaging community partners, and partnering with the CEO, Executive Management Team and Board of Directors; able to point to tangible examples of having expanded/cultivated partnerships over time.
Other Duties and Requirements
- Attend events and meetings in the community to support the Corps’ projects. This can involve working Saturdays or Sundays, as needed.
- Pass a post-offer drug/alcohol screen test before commencing employment (required to submit for the drug/alcohol screening at a company designated facility).
- Pass a post-offer Live Scan (fingerprint/background clearance-Department of Justice) before commencing employment.
- California Class C Driver’s License, validation of a California Class C Driver’s License, validation of driving record and approval of commercial policy insurability is required in conjunction with proof of personal minimum liability insurance coverage per the requirements of the state of California.
- Occasional use of private vehicle for company purposes; validation of driving record and approval of commercial policy insurability is required in conjunction with proof of personal minimum liability insurance coverage per the requirements of the State of California. Mileage will be reimbursed at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) standard mileage rate.
- Reference checks will be conducted; employment is contingent upon receipt of acceptable references.
Salary and Benefits
- Salary $99,466 - $134,869 annually. A starting salary higher than $99,466 annually is based on a level of experience and education that significantly exceeds the minimum requirements and is commensurate with the compensation scale (salary range).
- Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
- Vacation, Sick and Personal Holiday Benefits
Internal Application Procedure
Internal applicants must review the Transfers/Promotions guidelines and complete a LA Conservation Corps Transfer/Promotion Career Opportunity Application within three (3) working days of the “Posting Date.” This information can be requested from the Human Resources Department. The internal application should be submitted to Human Resources by the Internal Closing Date or within three (3) working days of the “Posting Date.”
External Application Procedure
The Los Angeles Conservation Corps only employs individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Applications can be completed at www.lacorps.org. Applicants are required to upload their cover letter and resume when completing an application.
Based upon a review of your application and supportive information, applicants will be considered for the interview portion. The interview will cover education and experience requirements. Applicants who need reasonable accommodations to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at least four (4) business days before the closing date of the position or, if applicable, at the time an interview is scheduled.
It is the policy of LA Conservation Corps to seek and employ qualified workforce at all locations, job sites, and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation and benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination.
LA Conservation Corps
Equal Opportunity Employer