POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Project Coordinator II
Position Status: 40 hours per week
Wage: Starting at $4517 – $5224 per month, Depending on Qualifications and Experience
Closing Date: Open until filled
Cascadia Conservation District is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join the District as a The purpose of this position is to provide day-to-day project coordination and oversight necessary for implementation of watershed restoration/enhancement efforts on private lands. All projects involve natural resource related issues and have been identified as priority actions in the District’s Long Range, Annual and/or specific project plans. This position will be under the direction and guidance of the Executive Director and will carry out the directives of the Cascadia Conservation District Board of Supervisors.
Cascadia Conservation District’s mission is to encourage wise stewardship and conservation of all natural resources for current and future residents in Chelan County by:
- Being an active advocate for wise land use and water management decisions.
- Promoting a reasonable approach to environmental problems.
- Providing locally-led, voluntary, non-regulatory solutions to local environmental problems.
- Educating both adults and youth about natural resources stewardship.
- Monitoring and responding to future trends that affect the environment.
Cascadia CD consists of a small team of dedicated staff focused on providing technical assistance, cost share and building programs that serve our community and the natural resources in Chelan County. Cascadia CD is a non-regulatory political sub-division of Washington State and is governed by a 5-member volunteer Board of Supervisors.
• Provide assistance to the Executive Director and/or Resource Specialists II and partner agencies or groups as requested to fulfill the District’s Annual and Long Range Plans.
• Represent and promote the District’s mission and policies in all work related activities and demonstrate objectivity on controversial topics.
• Supervise implementation of selected projects, including coordinating and maintaining work plan schedules.
• Serve as day to day supervisor to designated staff as assigned, directing staff assignments as it relates to project implementation.
• Establish and maintain effective communication among all project partners, including grant and resource agency staff and local landowners.
• Conduct project development, including identifying and contacting landowners to explore project opportunities and arranging on-site visits.
• Develop and secure landowner agreements and other contracts required to implement restoration/enhancement and monitoring activities.
• Develop individual project budgets and timelines, and perform project element tracking and grant management.
• Assist with preparing and/or obtaining environmental permits required for implementation.
• Coordinate contractors and/or labor resources including development of bid packets and contractor solicitations, and assist with construction oversight during project implementation as requested.
• Provide technical/field assistance as needed for project implementation and monitoring efforts.
• Maintain effective records for projects. • Other duties as assigned.
• A Bachelor’s Degree involving a major study in environmental or physical science, one of the natural sciences or other closely related field and two years of professional level experience. An Associate’s Degree in environmental or physical science or technology or other closely related September 3, 2021 2 field may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree if the applicant has three years or more of applicable experience.
• Very strong organizational and written/verbal communication skills.
• Strong knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel are essential). Basic competency with GIS software is preferred.
• Must have demonstrated ability in handling multiple projects and the capability of working with diverse individuals and small groups.
• Must be able to work in remote and rugged locations under a variety of weather conditions, traverse difficult upland and instream terrain, and carry field equipment necessary to complete required job tasks.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
Industrial Insurance State Retirement (PERS)
Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Holidays Medical & Dental Insurance
Optional Aflac policies
Job Description: For a full list of duties for this position, please see the job description here
Submit cover letter and resume with at least three (3) references to Ryan Williams via this smartsheet form: https://bit.ly/3jwRiJB
Applications close on September 22nd at 5:00PM.
Cascadia CD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.