$34.79 - $42.82 Hourly
United States of America (Non-Exempt)
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
March 07, 2021
Are you are a community development dynamo? An engagement expert? A communications pro? Are you a firm believer in the power of collective voice and passionate about finding ways to amplify the voices of underserved communities? Are you looking to serve the common good?
Yes? Good. Let’s talk.
Multnomah County Library is looking for someone extraordinary to join us as we build and renovate nine public library locations and a materials movement center. Your work will enable the community to have a significant voice in this work and make these projects come to life.
We’re looking for someone with significant equity know-how and the right blend of vision, experience, and community focus to become the Library Capital Bond Community Engagement Coordinator. In this role, you will design, produce, evaluate, and provide expert and culturally relevant leadership on staff and community engagement for the library capital bond. You will work closely with community partners, county colleagues, contractors, and architecture and design firms to align activities and meet project timelines. You will have the overall responsibility for the vision and implementation of the library’s building program engagement to both internal and external stakeholders.
As part of the Library Capital Bond Project Management Office team, you’ll collaborate with experts in library services, communications, facilities, construction and design on projects from kernel to completion. You will bring forward the ideas, lived experience, opinions, and needs of our community for each unique project, supporting transparent processes to hold project participants accountable.
Equity is at the core of all we do and your strategy embodies that commitment. You will develop and implement strategies for social media and online communities as part of the digital strategy associated with the bond. You’ll engage more diverse voices and communities, both online and in person, centering race and equity in that engagement. You will establish and maintain contacts with community partners and support the Communications Manager as spokesperson for the library bond projects. You’ll advise on vision and strategy for bond communications around engagement, using an equity lens to create an inclusive, just, and effective approach.
You will coordinate closely with the location managers and staff at each project location, creating a bridge between the current and future states of our public libraries. You will directly work with location staff to involve them in designing, participating and evaluating community engagement. Your work directly impacts the future success of how new and remodeled libraries meet community needs.
Our library is committed to supporting our communities of color and other communities subjected to marginalization by centering race and intersectionality in the services we provide. As a member of MCL, all staff are expected to act as allies to library staff and patrons from communities of color and other groups subjected to marginalization by:
This position will be filled pending approval by the Board of County Commissioners.
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Learn more about the library's services on our website.
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.
Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:
Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.
PBOT's Traffic Signals, Street Lighting & ITS Division specifically plans, designs, builds, and maintains the city's traffic signals, street lighting systems, and ITS systems, which consist of approximately 1,100 traffic signals, 55,000 street lights, 70 rectangular rapid flash beacons, 170 school beacons, CCTV cameras, Variable Message Signs, Communication equipment and various other electrical elements throughout the City of Portland.
The trainee will assist the SSL & ITS staff by performing routine evaluation of various traffic detection equipment, help monitor detection systems, and other tasks that SSL & ITS staff need help on. The intern will also update maps with as-built information and reproduce and
distribute maps and drawings for engineering staff.
Objectives of intern job experience:
Work Schedule: Flexible, hours not to exceed 40 hours per week.
Note: This is a casual position with a maximum of 1,400 hours in a calendar year.
PBOT is a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving. For more information about PBOT, please visit http://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbot.
PBOT embraces diversity, models inclusivity, and promotes equity through its service delivery, internal operations, organizational culture, and in its work with partners and the community.
Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry is hiring! If you love exploring the city, connecting with community, and working with trees, spend your summer working with our team! This seasonal position is a great opportunity for folks interested in the environment and urban forestry to gain experience in managing and caring for our city's trees.
This position will support PP&R Urban Forestry's tree planting programs, including the Yard Tree Giveaway program. In summer, work will include monitoring trees to assess health, planting, and survival. In fall, event preparation for 2021 tree giveaways will include event organization, registration support, tree delivery, and planting. This position represents the program to the public, works closely with tree recipients, and is responsible for collecting and managing tree data.
More information below, and apply here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/portlandor/jobs/2995018/2021-urban-forestry-planting-program-assistant-community-service-aide-ii?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Urban Forestry Planting Program Assistant (Community Service Aide II)
Duties will include the following:
. Visiting and collecting information about trees all over the city
. Connecting with community members and answering questions about tree care
. Helping to coordinate events and give out over 1,000 free trees to Portlanders
. Planting and delivering trees for Portlanders with limited mobility
. Using mobile apps and GIS to track tree health and survival
. Position start date is June 15, 2021 and runs 4-5 months
. Starting pay rate is $17.50/hour
. Work site is 10910 N. Denver Ave., Portland, OR 97217
. Accepting applications until 3/22/2021
ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST
General position summary:
The Environmental Compliance Specialist identifies sensitive and regulated resources and provides potential solutions related to environmental regulatory compliance. Travel throughout western and southern Oregon is required. The estimated duration of the project 12 months.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
Education and/or Experience:
The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership seeks a Field Technician to provide support with the large Steigerwald Reconnection Project. The position runs from May 17, 2021 through October 15, 2021. All work takes place at an active construction site in Washougal, WA and will require being outdoors in all weather conditions, conducting physically demanding field work. The Estuary Partnership places a priority on applications from candidates who come from or have experience with diverse populations and underserved communities, including communities of color and low-income communities. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 31 at 4pm.
Find more information, position description, and instructions to apply, please visit our website<https://www.estuarypartnership.org/news/were-hiring-field-technician-steigerwald>.
Please direct your questions to Brian Fulfrost at email@example.com.
Brian Fulfrost and Associates is looking for someone to help them on a project of the Remote Sensing of tidal wetlands and mudflats. There is also possibility of additional work on the remote sensing of Harmful Algal Blooms.
We are looking for an experienced Image/GIS analyst, or savvy student, to help us on a project that is utilizing high resolution satellite imagery to map tidal wetlands (salt, brackish and freshwater marshes) as well as tidal mudflats in South San Francisco bay. The job is a mix of QA/QC of habitat model results, Image processing and analysis, spatial data management, and GIS data editing. The core work involves creating training sites for vegetation classification and reviewing and QA/QC’ing classification results. Attention to detail is an essential skill for completing this task. Also, knowledge of vegetation, although not essential, would be useful.
The job can include (but is not limited to) the following tasks:
• GIS data management,
• raster image processing and visualization (e.g. knowledge of multi-bands satellite imagery would be useful) ,
• vector data creation and editing,
• raster data analyses (knowledge of how to calculate band ratios/indices, unsupervised classification and supervised classification would be useful) and
• metadata documentation.
Mosaic Ecology LLC is hiring for seasonal & permanent positions of several types. We are looking for crew members, crew leaders, and some part time technicians for the 2021 field season for both our Hillsboro and NE Portland crews. Work as part of a team to restore native forests, prairies, and wetlands in the northern Willamette valley and western Columbia Gorge. The jobs generally consist of difficult manual labor in the outdoors during
all kinds of weather. Requires heavy lifting and long work days.
For more details and to apply please visit: https://mosaicecology.com/jobs. Positions start March 15th (flexible) and are open until filled.
The Institute for Natural Resources at Portland State University is hiring an Urban Vegetation Technician for a project investigating the drivers of vascular plant and microbe diversity in Portland yards.
Full job description is also posted to
Compensation and Timing:
The season is expected to extend from early May through the end of August. Work will be 40 hours/week with no overtime anticipated. Compensation is $20.00/hour plus $0.58/mile for use of a personal vehicle (if applicable).
• Visit properties in the Portland metro area and survey the outdoor and vegetated portions of the property.
• Work independently (following 2 weeks of training), organizing your own daily and weekly schedule.
• Maintain organized records for each site visited, entering property information and vascular plant lists into a spreadsheet weekly.
• (optional) Assist with overnight fieldwork in Eastern Oregon monitoring native vegetation.
• Knowledge of common ornamental plants and weeds. Experience and skill using technical resources to identify unknown plants.
• Ability to work safely and independently in an urban environment.
• Strong organizational skills and experience with spreadsheets.
• At least six months of experience working outside in hot conditions.
• At least six months of experience collecting data for scientific research.
• A valid driver’s license and clean 3 year driving record.
*To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Ray Brunner
(firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>) with the subject “Urban Vegetation Technician Application”. We will begin reviewing applications on or before March 5th, 2021.*
Open Date: Friday, February 12, 2021
Close Date: Sunday, February 21, 2021
The Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District (TSWCD) is hiring a Habitat Technician (Technician) to join the Natural Resources Program. The Technician manages restoration projects and supports project managers with planning, implementation, and evaluation of other restoration projects. Other duties include conservation planning for new projects, assisting with enrollment, monitoring, reporting and contract compliance to meet the goals and deliverables for partner organizations and funding sources.
General Position Summary
The Habitat Technician manages restoration projects and supports project managers with planning, implementation, and evaluation of other restoration projects. Other duties include conservation planning for new projects, assisting with enrollment, monitoring, reporting and contract compliance to meet the goals and deliverables for partner organizations and funding sources.
Salary and Benefits
This position is full time at $42,090.00 - $48,400.00 per year plus benefits. Medical and dental insurance are available after 60 days. 100% TSWCD-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance available after 180 days. TSWCD will contribute 5% of the gross earnings per pay period to a 457(b)-retirement plan after 180 days.
Natural Resource Specialist (Assistant Field Operations) w/ State of Oregon (location: Beaverton, OR)Read Now
Full job description: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Beaverton--ODA--IPPM-Field-Office/Natural-Resource-Specialist-1-Assistant-field-operations-_REQ-58466
Natural Resource Specialist 1(Assistant field operations)
Would you like the opportunity to work with exciting employees at the Plant Conservation Program? If so the Plant Conservation Program is currently recruiting for a Natural Resource Specialist 1(Assistant field operations) position.
As the Natural Resource Specialist 1 (Assistant field operations), you will assist the Natural Resource Specialist 3 (Field Office Coordinator) with logistical and field support. Logistical support includes planning for a variety of field-based insect surveys and associated supplies needed such as, determining the number of insect lures, survey supplies, and vehicle needs for the season. In addition, you will be responsible for ordering lures and survey supplies, assisting with maintaining seasonal fleet vehicles and organizing and maintaining the warehouse in working order with supplies stocked. Field support includes placing insect traps, reviewing paper and electronic maps, and assisting field crews.
In addition, as the Natural Resource Specialist 1(Assistant field operations), you will participate in the insect laboratory, biological control, and eradication programs with field work, lab work, and care for insect and plant colonies. During eradication programs or when positive insects are detected, you may help out with educational outreach and out public town hall meetings.
Our Natural Resource Specialist 1 (Assistant field operations) is a permanent full-time position, is based out of the Portland field office, in Beaverton, Oregon and is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).