Salmon Habitat Restoration Project Manager: Olympia, WA

Agency
South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group
Location
Olympia WA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
: $62,430 - $70,486 (DOQ), plus competitive benefits package
Start Date
08/15/2022
Last Date to Apply
07/01/2022
Website
https://spsseg.org
Description
SPSSEG Project Managers coordinate all aspects of habitat restoration projects including watershed recovery planning, identification of new project opportunities, securing project funding, implementing funded projects, conducting field work, and monitoring completed projects to ensure that organizational and salmon recovery goals are met. This position will also support other SPSSEG Project Manager’s and projects. Funding for this position is subject to availability of ongoing state, federal and local grants.
Qualifications
SPSSEG Project Managers coordinate all aspects of habitat restoration projects including watershed recovery planning, identification of new project opportunities, securing project funding, implementing funded projects, conducting field work, and monitoring completed projects to ensure that organizational and salmon recovery goals are met. This position will also support other SPSSEG Project Manager’s and projects. Funding for this position is subject to availability of ongoing state, federal and local grants. Tracks and reports administrative staff project costs, invoices, and match required by grants. o Coordinates with local watershed Lead Entities to identify, develop and prioritize salmon habitat restoration projects. o Prepares and publishes final reports and recommendations. Provides habitat assessment data and restoration recommendations to local partners (tribes, state and federal agencies, conservation districts, local governments, etc.). o Participates in technical work group and stakeholder meetings for projects, as needed, including design team meetings and other meetings that relate specifically to funded projects or project development. o Conducts field work and manages and collects scientific data. o Other duties as assigned. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: o Knowledge of salmon biology and habitat forming processes, as well as habitat assessment and restoration techniques, including but not limited to: in-stream restoration, fish passage, riparian restoration, beaver management, and salmon recovery strategies. o Proficiency in written and oral communication for diverse audiences. Ability to prepare informational articles and summary work reports, and give presentations at various venues using a variety of formats. o Proficiency in using MS Office Suite, communication via email, writing grant proposals and reports, tracking work progress, preparing educational and informational materials, and gathering information from the internet and GIS. o Proficiency in GIS spatial data platforms, using hand held computers to record field data, and other technology skills. o Ability to manage, review and oversee work and contracts of project consultants, engineers, and construction contractors. o Ability to organize and plan work schedules and tasks. o Ability to develop and track project budgets. o Ability to work productively and cohesively both alone and in teams. o Ability to manage personal workload, contracts, and other project elements to complete projects on time and within budget. o Ability to effectively communicate and cooperate with stakeholders and private landowners. o Ability to conduct environmental field work using relevant protocols.
Contact Person
Lance Winecka
Contact eMail
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.