Shared Resources Restoration Project Manager

Ecostudies Institute
Olympia, WA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary range starts at $57,024/year DOE
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NOTE: position will remain open until filled. Goal is to hire by May or June. No deadline. Recently, strong support has emerged to create a Shared Resources Restoration Team that will be available to conduct all manner of restoration activities primarily on the prairies around Olympia, Tenino and Rochester, Washington. This team will initially consist of a Project Manager, Specialist and two Technicians. They will integrate with partners that include Chehalis Tribe, WA Depts of F&W and Natural Resources, Center for Natural Lands Management and others. As other funding is established, this team is also expected to work closely with the Chehalis Tribe's expanding restoration team. This position will work closely with program partners, and will help with coordination, planning and reporting. The Project Manager will also be budget responsibilities and will coordinate training, logistics and other support for the team and partners. The Manager will also support project implementation including restoration and monitoring activities for habitats and rare species. We use an integrated and adaptive restoration approach that promotes learning and best practices in a regional collaborative context. This team is expected to become a core part of the region's prescribed fire capacity and team members will be given significant opportunities to learn and improve their fire skills. Prescribed fire, monitoring and restoration skill and training will be highly valued in a candidate for this position.
• BA/BS/AS/Technical or vocational degree in science-related field and one to two years related experience in custodial and ecological land management or equivalent combination of education and experience • Desired: experience and training with wildland fire. Willingness to pursue prescribed fire leadership training and skills with goal of reaching level of Single Resource Boss (as recognized by NWCG). • Experience working with or knowledge of natural systems; ability to recognize plant and animal species as required to complete preserve management activities • Knowledge of ecological land management principles • Knowledge of current trends and practices in conservation, land management and natural resource preservation • Completing tasks independently with respect to timeline(s) • Managing time and diverse activities under deadlines while delivering quality results • Working knowledge of common software applications (e.g.; Word, Excel, Web browsers) • Communicating clearly via written, spoken and graphical means in English and other relevant languages • Safe use of maintenance tools; including tractors, chainsaws, brushcutters, etc See weblink for position description and application instructions:
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Mason McKinley
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