Restoration Coordinator: Oregon

Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers
Roseburg Oregon
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Position Title: Restoration Coordinator Organization: Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers ( Location: 3012 W Harvard Ave, Roseburg, OR 97471. This position requires the successful applicant to be based locally. Some hybrid options can be negotiated. Transportation Information: If a work vehicle is unavailable, a personal vehicle may be utilized. Mileage is reimbursable at the current State of Oregon rate. Supervisor: This position reports to the PUR Executive Director Salary: The annual salary is $54,720 –$72,960 (DOE); this is a full-time position with health benefits, vacation, and sick leave, federal holidays, and matching contributions to a retirement savings plan. Position Summary: The Restoration Coordinator (RC) oversees and manages PUR’s Restoration Program. The RC is responsible for all aspects of restoration project management, including outreach to landowners, project development, fundraising, developing strategic approaches that meet and further PUR’s mission, participating in regional partnership efforts, providing fiscal oversight for project and program budgets, and directing Restoration Program staff and contractors. General Responsibilities: • Manage the Council’s Restoration Program, which includes reviewing and updating existing plans such as the PUR 6-Year Action Plan, PUR Strategic Plan, and Umpqua Basin Action Plan in coordination with other restoration entities. Tasks include but are not limited to: o Be the organization’s technical expert in stream restoration ecology. o Prioritizing the Council’s restoration activities, o Identifying new projects, o Developing short and long-term restoration plans, o Tracking project and plan implementation. o Keeping abreast of ecological monitoring efforts in the Umpqua Basin and incorporating monitoring results into restoration planning. • Supervise PUR restoration staff (project manager(s) and technicians) o Coordinate and review weekly work plans. o Review monthly timesheets. o Conduct annual evaluations of restoration staff. • Coordinate and develop relationships with various landowners and partners to further PUR Restoration Program goals and objectives. o Work with private industrial, individual, public, and tribal landowners to develop trust and understanding of PUR’s mission o Leverage agency and other NGO strengths to advance the program. o Promote PUR restoration activities to develop new relationships with willing landowners and partners. • Provide technical assistance and coordinate with landowners, agency/organization partners, grantors, and other staff in all field operations. o Coordinate all project permitting. o Coordinate restoration grant writing efforts. o Manage project contracting;  Develop contract bid packets.  Procure quotes and bids for contracted services and materials.  Coordinate contract inspection. o Oversee project design/development and implementation including working with engineers and agency staff. o Coordinate GPS and GIS mapping, data collection, and data entry as appropriate for restoration efforts. o Manage project reporting and monitoring. o Supervise and provide guidance to contracted technical assistance.  Grant Writer  Riparian Specialist  Engineer • Conduct general administrative tasks as needed: o Attend and participate in monthly board meetings (as appropriate)  Present restoration accomplishments to the PUR board o Participate in staff meetings. Email your resume to Kevin Keller at The start date for this position is no later than May 15, 2023. Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers reserves the right to evaluate any candidate immediately upon application submission. Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers may offer candidates interviews or employment prior to May 15, 2023. For More Information, Contact: Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers at 541-673-5756 or
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in hydrology, water resources, fisheries biology, ecology, or related field. A Master’s degree or higher is preferred. • Experience in grant writing • Organized and effective at multi-tasking • Demonstrated experience in project management and field data collection. • Familiar with various restoration guides and principles • High level of accuracy and attention to detail when collecting and managing data • Effective knowledge of MS Office and ability to create and manipulate datasets • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. • Ability to communicate well, both in writing and orally, with other staff and partners • Ability to interpret maps, charts, and graphs. Highly Desirable: • Ability to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously. • Supervisory training and experience in personnel management • Training in stream ecology and restoration principles • Experience with in-stream boulder and wood placement for habitat enhancement • Arc-View GIS proficiency • Familiarity with state and federal agency procedures • Knowledge of the Umpqua River system
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