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Natural Resources Program Manager
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Job Description

Natural Resources
Program Manager
With the Upper Columbia Salmon
Recovery Board in Wenatchee, WA.
Requires Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred) with a minimum of
5 years' experience. Open Until Filled.

Job Description

This job is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Executive Director of the UCSRB. The Natural Resource Program Manager will facilitate processes among partners and stakeholders involved in salmon recovery, and/or forest and watershed restoration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • • Manage a large habitat restoration program across the Upper Columbia (UC) region, ensuring successful implementation of projects aligned with the Recovery Plan.
  • • Work with partners to ensure the scope and direction of projects within the UC habitat program is on schedule and is well-supported.
  • • Facilitate meetings with partners working collaboratively to develop, evaluate/score, design, implement salmon habitat projects, and to accelerate watershed restoration on the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest.
  • • Write reports, meeting summaries, and other documents as needed.

    Qualifications and Experience

    Work with UCSRB team to develop strategies for effective engagement of partners on key issues.• Track emerging issues, policies and initiatives related to watershed restoration, and inform/engage key partners as appropriate.
    • • Experienced in facilitating and/or coordinating diverse groups engaged in complex interdisciplinary discussions.
    • • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in natural resources, forestry, fisheries biology or related field.
    • • Five (5) or more years of relevant professional experience. Working knowledge of salmon recovery in context of the Federal Columbia River Power System is preferred.
    • • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere.
    • • Ability to travel within the Recovery Board service area, and to Olympia and other locations where regional recovery meetings are held.

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About Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board

The UCSRB is a non-profit corporation of WA State, recognized as a 501(c)(3). The UCSRB fosters collaboration and cooperation among participating stakeholders, or those who are simply interested in river and forest restoration activities in the Upper Columbia region. Consider a tax-deductible contribution to facilitate on-going partnership through our regional collaborative framework.