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Policy Specialist

The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) - a twenty-year-old nonprofit coalition of over 50 environmental, public health and faith-based organizations - is seeking to fill a full-time Policy Specialist position in its Land Stewardship Initiative (LSI) program in Lansing.  A dynamic and growing organization with a staff of 10, MEC is recognized as a leading voice for Michigan's environment.

This grant-funded position offers a talented and committed activist the opportunity to directly engage Michiganís elected officials and citizens in reforming the stateís land use policies. One-third of this position is funded in cooperation with the Michigan Land Use Institute (MLUI) and dedicated to a joint transportation strategy.  The successful candidate will have the skills and energy to navigate the waters of the State Capitol and aid citizens in organizing efforts around urban development, alternative transportation and open space protection issues.


Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Salary:  $23,000 - $30,000 based on experience and qualifications; excellent health benefits and a progressive retirement program.

Job available March 1, 2000; applications accepted until position filled.

Send letter of interest, resume and three references to Conan Smith, MEC, 119 Pere Marquette
Drive, Suite 2A, Lansing, MI 48912, (517) 487-9541 (fax), conanmec@voyager.net.

The Michigan Environmental Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Conan Smith
Land Programs Director
Michigan Environmental Council
119 Pere Marquette, Suite 2A
Lansing, MI  48912
Ph. (517) 487-9539
Fx. (517) 487-9541