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Second WWF Job

        SANETers -- Sorry, I should have posted BOTH World Wildlife Fund job
announcements in the previous message.  Here is the announcement for a
different position, "Senior Program Officer".  The previous post announced
the position "Director, Toxics Policy."



*** Job Announcement ***


World Wildlife Fund (WWF), an international non-profit organization
working worldwide for the conservation of nature, seeks a Senior
Program Officer for its Agricultural Pollution Prevention projects in the
International Policy Program.  These projects are important elements of a
Global Toxics Initiative that is building on and expanding WWF's current
capacity in furthering scientific understanding of how chemicals affect
wildlife and humans and in promoting policy and field-level changes that
reduce the use of hazardous substances, particularly pesticides. This
position is located at WWF-US headquarters in Washington, DC. 
The primary responsibility of the Senior Program Officer will be a
collaborative project between WWF and the Wisconsin Potato and
Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) intended to achieve
substantial reductions in pesticide use and widespread adoption of
ecologically-based pest management.  Elements of the agreement
between WWF and WPVGA include the adoption and tracking of
measurable goals, reporting of pesticide and pest management
information, interdisciplinary research on bio-intensive integrated pest
management, and the development of an"eco-label" that enables
producers to profit from their ambitious steps to reduce loadings of
pesticides in the environment.  This project is designed to "road-test"
processes and methodologies that could be used by governments and
the private sector to create incentives for producers in the U.S. and
overseas to substantially reduce pesticide use.  As a result, in addition to
the project with WPVGA, this position will involve working with
non-governmental organizations, commodity associations and food
processors, and government departments and agencies (particularly
USDA, EPA and OECD) at the national and international levels to promote
rigorous measurement of pesticide reduction and high standards for pest
management-related ecolabeling.  

This is a two year contract staff position--with possibility of
extension--requiring an advanced degree in agricultural economics,
agricultural ecology, agricultural sciences, environmental health
sciences, public health or related field as well as relevant extensive
experience at both the policy and grassroots levels.  Must have proven
track record in working effectively with diverse stakeholders, and
excellent skills in administration and management, writing, negotiation and

A part-time schedule is a possibility.  Depending on the successful
candidate's interest and experience, this position could involve a
leadership role in the broader Global Toxics Initiative. Interested
candidates should send cover letter and resume IMMEDIATELY by mail
to: World Wildlife Fund, Human Resources Department, Dept. 573M, 1250
24th St., NW, Washington, DC 20037.  

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