Habitat Restoration Specialist, Oregon, Portland Metro

Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Sherwood, Oregon
Job Category
Full time Positions
$20/hr 40 hrs week
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The HRS helps implement the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Complex habitat restoration program. The HRS also coordinates the work of the habitat restoration volunteers. A considerable portion of the work will be conducted on property owned and managed by the USFWS, and as such, a condition of the contract, the contractor will read and abide to the Ethics Guide for the Department of the Interior Employees. Violations of the Ethics Guide, Service policy, or Refuge specific regulations/procedures are a violation of the contract and grounds for termination. The HRS will comply with security checks, clearances, and training to gain access to Government owned and operated facilities, equipment, and computer systems. Access to facilities, equipment, computers, and computer systems will be denied for failure to comply with, or pass, mandatory security checks, training, and/or necessary clearances.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited, four-year university in environmental science, natural resources, or the natural sciences. Minimum one year of experience working or volunteering with natural resources. Basic knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of habitat restoration and applying this knowledge to specific field requirements and goals. Ability to research, develop and write grant proposals to meet refuge objectives. Ability to recruit, train, schedule and supervise volunteers in support of the habitat restoration program. An understanding of the missions and principles of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Wildlife Refuge System. Ability to assist with short and long-term planning of the habitat restoration program. Understanding background in natural resources, ecology and environmental issues. Ability to serve effectively within a team and provide leadership to less experienced volunteers and interns. Ability to work independently.
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