The Cahaba River Society is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment for any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, religion (creed), disability, or military status. We also will not discriminate in selection of volunteers and vendors or provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, contractors, vendors, and program partners.
Position Summary: The Cahaba River Society’s River Sustainability Director leads policy advocacy to protect and restore water quality, freshwater biodiversity, and drinking water sources for Birmingham and central Alabama communities. The position supports communities to improve best practices in stormwater and green infrastructure design and strengthen water resource policies, regulations, management and compliance, to reduce urban impacts such as pollution and flooding, improve climate resilience, promote water equity, and increase healthy greenspaces and river access opportunities for all.
The River Sustainability Director serves as a resource to local government officials, citizens, businesses, development professionals, and partner organizations, leading with collaboration and education, relying on river science, and advancing values of equity, diversity and inclusion.
Position Summary: The CLEAN Environmental Education Assistant provides in the field education support for the Shane Hulsey CLEAN Education Program and other youth and adult environmental education programs of the Cahaba River Society. Occasionally supports field programs for Stewardship and Recreation. Support staff for stream walks, teacher training, and CLEAN canoe trips.