Sage-Grouse Local Implementation Team (LIT) Coordinator – Baker County, Oregon

Agency
Baker County Commission
Location
Baker City, Oregon
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$3,657-$4,445/month
Start Date
10/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
08/26/2019
Website
http://www.bakercounty.org
Description
POSITION: Sage Grouse Local Implementation Team (LIT) Coordinator Full-time, limited duration position expiring June 30, 2025, non-represented position with benefits Salary Range $3,657-$4,445/month Summary This position is part of a collaborative effort among multiple agencies to promote working land conservation and restore sage-grouse habitat and populations in Baker County. This position facilitates the Baker Sage-Grouse Local Implementation Team (LIT) and Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) Focused Investment Partnership (FIP) grant. The position serves as a liaison between federal, state, and local governments and stakeholders, including landowner and landowner groups, in matters regarding conservation of sage-grouse and sagebrush ecosystems at the local scale. This position is based in Baker City and will be an employee of Baker County and co-supervised by Baker County and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Examples of Essential Job Duties: • Implement, update and maintain the Baker Priority Area of Conservation Comprehensive Threat Reduction Plan and FIP Strategic Action Plan and advance on-the-ground project work in connection with these plans. • Conduct regular outreach and coordinate education workshops and information for livestock producers, private landowners, LIT partners and the general public. • Oversee FIP grant application and review processes in coordination with LIT partners and OWEB. • Maintain GIS files with relevant data to plan and implement sage-grouse habitat conservation in Baker Co. • Convene LIT meetings, develop agenda, meeting minutes, logistics. • Create quarterly reports, participate in progress meetings with Executive Committee. • Ensure compliance of the FIP grant including financial reporting, budgeting, reporting, reimbursement requests, etc.  A complete job description and application is available upon request or online at: www.bakercounty.org.  Click on the link for information on the Comprehensive Threat Reduction Plan and FIP Strategic Action Plan  All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and application to be considered. For additional information, contact Heidi Martin in the Human Resource office at 541-523-8200. Applications must be submitted to the HR office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. POST DATE: July 8, 2019 CLOSING DATE: August 26, 2019 or until filled. Bi-weekly application reviews will continue after this date until the position is filled.
Qualifications
Education, Experience and Training Bachelor’s Degree in Rangeland Science or Wildlife Management or closely related natural resources field OR an equivalent combination of experience and training in science or science communication or related field experience working with diverse stakeholders to address natural resource management issues that enables the applicant to possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. At time of appointment, must possess valid Oregon driver’s license and have or be able to obtain an ATV Safety Education Card.
Contact Person
Heidi Martin
Contact Phone
541-523-8200
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