Remote Communication IT Specialist

Job Type

Part Time



Application Deadline:



United States


About Us

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Since our founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 117 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide — and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally. We have more than 1 million members and dedicated staff working in all 50 United States and more than 30 countries around the world — we are everywhere you want to be!


Position Summary

The Remote Communication Specialist (RCS) designs and implements low voltage power systems, hardware, networks, networking physical layers & protocols, and sensors, in remote environments on preserves. They provide IT operations functions for the organization’s standard hardware, software and voice/data network solutions, and for hardware and software tailored to site-specific applications. They are responsible for the purchase, installation, and life-cycle maintenance of PCs, sensors and network connectivity equipment. As appropriate, they provide escalated on-site support of hardware, software and network connectivity issues. Acts as the primary point of communication between IT, conservation staff and external vendors. Performs local administration and operations functions as appropriate in accordance with TNC and IT standards, policies and procedures. This position will primarily work on TNC’s Palmyra Atoll Preserve in the Northern Line Islands. The Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve, and on Santa Cruz Island off the coast of California



Desired Skills & Experience

·        Associates degree along with 2 years’ experience in operations or equivalent combined.

·        Experience with MS Office software, Windows and Macintosh environment.

·        Experience manipulating, analyzing and interpreting data.

·        Ability to travel to and between remote locations (Palmyra, Santa Cruz Island, and potentially other locations)

·        Experience installing remote wireless networks, sensors and remote communication device



Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID#_46526 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST June 15, 2018. 

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.