Monitoring Program Coordinator (GIS required) w/ Curry Watersheds Partnership – Gold Beach, OR
The Curry County Soil & Water Conservation District is seeking to fill a Coordinator position for the Curry Watersheds Partnership Monitoring Program. The application window is considered open as of this posting and closes on Friday, November 3, 2017
Start Date: January 4, 2018
Wage rate: $23 - $25/hour DOE
Benefits: PTO accrued at a rate of 6% for every hour worked; Flexible Schedule
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
This position oversees the Monitoring Program for the CWP. Responsibilities include but are
not limited to:
-Coordinating all aspects of monitoring projects from project identification through completion, including:
-Laboratory management and safety inspections.
-Conducting outreach and education to landowners and the public through workshops, news articles, and the CWP’s website
-Convening Monitoring Technical Advisory Committees as needed.
-Coordinating with partner agencies and organizations
-Other duties as assigned
Working Conditions and Locations:
This position involves a multiple task and teamwork approach, requiring organized time management and individual project tracking. The position includes both office and field-based activities. The ability to flex around a work schedule involving long field days (seasonally) and/or attendance at evening meetings and occasional weekend events is essential.
-Office work will take place at the CWP offices located at 29692 Ellensburg Avenue, Gold Beach.
-Field work will occur primarily on private timber and agricultural lands throughout Curry County and southern coastal Coos County. Work will take place in all types of weather on mountainous terrain, within stream corridors, and on ranchland. The Coordinator must have the ability and willingness to conduct data collection activities in all types of weather conditions while traversing uneven terrain and wading and/or paddling kayaks or canoes in water bodies.
-Bachelor of Science in a Natural Resource field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience
-performing at least two of the following:
-Computer proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications.
-Strong oral and written communication skills.
-Valid driver’s license recognized by Oregon.
-Access to a reliable personal vehicle for transportation to and from the office, and capable
-of traversing on unimproved roads and/or off road to field sites.
-Knowledge of R software
-Statistical analysis of data
-Working knowledge of Access database program with preference to those with advanced experience.
-Experience facilitating/leading meetings and committees.
-Experience coordinating and leading crews of staff and/or volunteers in sampling activities.
-Experience working in the watersheds of Curry County.
-Experience working with private landowners and community partners with diverse backgrounds and viewpoints.
-Lab management experience.
People who thrive in our organization have the ability to effectively function both independently and as a member of a diverse team in a collaborative work environment, and are self-directed, organized, detail oriented and motivated to proactively spend time
effectively to meet multiple, often overlapping deadlines.
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