Conservation District Manager

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organization:Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District
position summary:

The District Manager is the chief executive officer of the District and has the responsibility of providing overall leadership for personnel, technical and programmatic planning, financial, public outreach, project management and implementation. The position acts on behalf of the District Board of Directors and provides representation of the District to public and partner organizations.

Salary / Pay Rate:$70,000 - $85,000, commensurate with experience
Required Skills and Abilities:Please visit the District's website for complete job description and application instructions. Closing date: June 7, 2010.
Qualifications:• Minimum Bachelors degree in public administration, non-profit management, natural resources, environmental policy and management, business administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. A natural resources background is desired. • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in management and program development. Management, office administration, or business management is required. At least two years with a soil and water conservation district, watershed council, natural resource conservation agency, local government entity, or similar organization is highly desired. • Extensive experience in supervising technical and administrative staff is required. • A strong natural resource conservation ethic is preferred, with knowledge of natural resource conservation issues and of natural resource agencies and organizations. • Experience in building organizational capacity and in Board development is highly desired. • Skill in written and oral communication at all levels. Must be proficient in English (oral and written). • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software is required. • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups and individuals.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer