Milwaukee Program Director
The Milwaukee Program
Director is responsible for implementing the Conservation
Plan, an acquisition program to reduce future flooding
in a four county area by acquiring key properties.†
The position involves negotiating a high volume
of real estate transactions, managing a small staff and
real estate service providers, traveling frequently in
the Milwaukee area and working one to two nights per week
to accommodate landowner schedules and local government
meetings.† The Milwaukee
Program Director will be responsible for generating a
high volume of real estate transactions for conservation.
The work is in collaboration with a team of professionals
within the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, outside
contract real estate service providers and The Conservation
Conservation Plan project in collaboration with the Midwest
Director of The Conservation Fund.
and complete land acquisitions of fee simple and conservation
easements in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington
Counties for the Conservation Plan on behalf of the Milwaukee
Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD).†
due diligence (appraisals, surveys, title work, GIS databases
and environmental hazard review).
Assist MMSD in
developing grant proposals to fund acquisitions.†
Develop and maintain
relationships with key government resource agencies, local
land trusts, as well as conservation, economic development
and non-profit organizations in the region.†
Assist The Conservation
Fund with developing a reputation for excellence in Milwaukee
by cultivating private sector partners.
staff including the Communications Coordinator, Baseline
intern, Paralegal and Field Representative.
projects in collaboration with MMSD, other sewerage districts
and the Wisconsin DNR.
Qualifications include the following:†
At least 2 years
of land acquisition/real estate experience
commitment to land conservation.†
Strong oral and
written communication skills.†
to conceive, plan, and implement programs.†
travel extensively in the four counties†
Ability to work
effectively as part of the Conservation Plan team.†
Ability to work
nights as needed.†
be in Milwaukee 4-5 days per week.
please send resumes to:
The Conservation Fund
West Seeboth Street†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
††††††††††† Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204†††††††††††††††††