Project Manager | Tualatin River Watershed Council | Hillsboro, OR
Application Deadline: October 1, 2019
Job Announcement: The Tualatin River Watershed Council (TRWC) is seeking a full time employee, stationed in Hillsboro, Oregon, to assist in fulfilling our mission. To learn more about the TRWC visit www.trwc.org.
The Project Manager will assist the Executive Director and Board of Directors in implementing the organization’s goals and strategies and work toward the implementation of the Council’s strategic plan. The position will expand TRWC’s portfolio of conservation efforts in outreach (30%), conservation planning (20%), partner engagement (30%), and watershed restoration and resilience (20%). This position will involve managing several projects and initiatives at one time as well as developing new projects and securing funding. The Project Manager reports to the Executive Director and will work closely with the Council’s Restoration Committee.
The Project Manager must have a commitment to a collaborative, partnership-based environment and knowledge of watershed councils and local, state, and federal natural resource agencies. The Project Manager will be able to work independently and as a team member with excellent interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and effective time management. The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/deadlines is key to success in this position. The Project Manager should have a working knowledge of watershed management, conservation planning, restoration, and monitoring.
The Project Manager will facilitate regular stakeholder coordination meetings, provide review of conservation projects, and assist partner organizations in prioritizing and acquiring funding for conservation projects. This involves outreach to landowners, coordinating development of proposals, review of budgets, providing oversight of contractors, obtaining and reviewing completion and monitoring reports, and coordinating with funders.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Education/Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in fisheries, natural resources, biology, hydrology, geomorphology or similar degree, and three years of work experience that closely resembles the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Compensation: $40,000 per year
Benefits: $500 health insurance compensation (pre-tax) per month, 6.2 hour per month sick time, 10 hours per month vacation, and 10 paid holidays.
To Apply: Please submit:
A cover letter describing your experience and abilities pertinent to the qualifications of this position
A resume outlining your professional experience
Three professional references.