Urban Planner/Project Manager – Scenic Hudson, Poughkeepsie, NY

The Urban Planner/Project Manager is a key member of a small and nimble team at Scenic Hudson that identifies and tackles urban greening and environmental justice challenges in the Mid-Hudson cities of Kingston, Newburgh and Poughkeepsie. The role requires an innovative and thoughtful approach to community-based planning and project management that contributes to climate resilience for the most vulnerable residents of these small cities.

The Urban Planner/Project Manager will:

  • manage complex projects that center equitable access to nature in cities;
  • cultivate working relationships with residents, community leaders, and government officials to advance community-led planning efforts; conduct site analyses, draft concept plans, and develop implementation strategies for green infrastructure projects;
  • engage community members through creative methods that center community ownership of projects and advance environmental justice;
  • analyze data and policy as they relate to equitable access to open space, climate resilience, and conservation of urban ecosystems.

This position works collaboratively with the Program Director and Senior Project Manager. More information at: https://www.scenichudson.org/news/jobs/urban-planner-project-manager/

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