Conservation Manager

Nov 03 2021
Hiipaka LLC |Haleiwa|Full Time
Job Description

Hi`ipaka LLC, Waimea Valley on the North Shore of Oahu is seeking a Conservation Manager who, along with the Botanical Group Manager, will be responsible for developing and implementing conservation plans and grants for the preservation and enhancement of the valley. The Conservation Manager will be responsible for overseeing the investigation, study, maintenance and management of the ecological resources and ecosystems in Waimea Valley.

Position Requirements:

Must be able to guide, lead, supervise, and manage staff.

Must have GIS background.

Must obtain a Pesticide Applicators License within a year of hire.
Must be able to read site maps and landscape plans. 

Must be familiar with inventory control, labeling and database systems for resources collections.

Must be knowledgeable about conservation issues and practices.

Must be able to develop strategic plans, budgets and manage projects.

Must have working knowledge regarding the propagation, selection, planting, maintenance, documentation, labeling, and mapping of botanical collections.

Must be people-oriented and able to work well with others.

Must be organized and self-starter. 

Must exercise independent judgment to prioritize projects and respond to situations as they arise without direct supervision.

Must have good oral and written communication skills.

Must project a professional demeanor.

Educational Requirements:
Must have a Bachelor’s degree and preferably a graduate degree in Environmental Science, Land Resource Management, Conservation or related field. At least 10 years of work experience in the conservation field related to native forestry and native ecosystems is required. Prior experience with Hawaii conservation issues and knowledge of the use of GPS and GIS preferred.


Hi`ipaka LLC offers a competitive salary and has excellent benefits- medical; dental, vision etc.; company match 401K program and life insurance. This is a full time position and regular attendance on a daily basis is required. Waimea Valley is a seven day a week operation and some night and weekend work is required.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your application and resume to [email protected]et.

A pre-employment drug screening and background check will be required. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment until position is filled.