Executive Director

Position Title: Executive Director
Status: Full‐time or part‐time, salaried employee (negotiable)
Reports to: Board of Directors
Location: Perrysburg, OH

Partners for Clean Streams, Inc. (PCS) is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Executive Director to oversee the organization’s staff, programs, and execution of its mission. PCS is a 501(c)3 non‐profit community organization with an interest in supporting local and regional water quality improvements in the metro‐Toledo area. PCS is striving for abundant open space and a high quality natural environment; adequate floodwater storage capacities and flourishing wildlife; stakeholders who take
local ownership in the resources; and rivers, streams, and lakes that are clean, clear, and safe. PCS is committed to improving the waterways of Northwest Ohio for the benefit of all who live, work, and play in our area. Additional information about the organization and its programs can be found at https://www.partnersforcleanstreams.org/


  • Build and maintain strong and effective working relationships with federal, state, and local governments, the environmental community, and area citizens through communication and outreach, stewardship events, media relations, and fundraising.
  • Lead the organization and its programs while overseeing the day‐to‐day work of its staff, including (but
    not limited to):

    • Staff hiring and retention, and managing the staff’s daily workload.
    • Fundraising and grant management in order to secure the budget necessary to annually support the mission.
    • Regional stakeholder engagement to implement programs such as the Maumee Area of Concern Advisory Committee, stream cleanups, stormwater educational campaigns, volunteer water monitoring, and stream restoration projects.
    • Occasional evening and/or weekend work, some outdoor work in all seasons/weather.


  • Bachelor’s degree with five years of progressive, successful leadership experience in a non‐profit organization or similar leadership experience.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team leader, work collaboratively with a team, lead fundraising activities, create and implement long‐range plans, and communicate effectively with a broad range of audiences.
    • Integrity, high energy, self‐motivation and the initiative to shape the future at PCS.
    • Strong leadership qualities, excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong networking and collaboration skills, grants and financial management experience, and
  • Basic knowledge of water quality and environmental issues.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software and shared documents programs (i.e. Google documents, Dropbox, etc) is required. Experience with Apple computers is preferred. Experience with Quickbooks or other similar financial management program is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license or reliable transportation is required.

Wage and benefits:
Commensurate with experience

To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, references, and other supporting materials to: [email protected]
Electronic copies are preferred. LinkedIn profiles are not sufficient.

Mail hard‐copy applications to:
Partners For Clean Streams, Inc.
P.O. Box 203
Perrysburg, OH 43551

Phone Number: 419.874.0727

Closing Date: Apply immediately. Next steps in review process begin as soon as possible.

Partners for Clean Streams is an Equal Opportunity, At Will Employer