Team Up For Watershed Health Specialist at SOLV

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position summary:

Minimum Qualifications:

BA degree in natural resources or program management or related field, and minimum three years experience or equivalent in the areas of program coordination, watershed restoration, or environmental education.

Summary of Position and Responsibilities:

The SOLV Program Specialist serves in the Program Department to implement and coordinate specific aspects of the Team Up for Watershed Health program related to our volunteer work events.

Specific tasks include:

Implementation of over 40 annual community events

Volunteer outreach and recruitment support

Order and distribute tools, supplies, site services, and equipment

Train, coordinate and provide on-going educational & networking opportunities to trained key volunteers

Support SOLV staff with site planning, budgeting, and grant tracking

Maintain positive relationships with partners, including land owners

Create watershed and site maps using GIS/GPS

Undertake other activities as directed

Salary DOE/ Health, vision, dental, 403(b) option, initial two weeks of vacation, ten paid holidays, sick leave, Cafeteria 125 plan for un-reimbursed medical and child care expenses, heavily discounted athletic club membership, pre-tax TriMet tickets or pass

Email resume and cover letter to: Sara Ryan at [email protected]. Finalist candidates will be asked to complete and sign a formal application form. SOLV recognizes the value of a diverse work force and encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to our diversity.

This is a full time non-exempt position based in Hillsboro, OR

Salary / Pay Rate:Please send salary requirements with application
Required Skills and Abilities:Abilities and Requirements Experience with managing data bases Comfortable presenting to and training groups Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills Ability to work in a team structure and to be self-directed Microsoft Office proficiency Highly organized Travel to program sites within Portland metro area, reliable transportation and valid drivers’ license (mileage is reimbursed)
Qualifications:Preferred Skills: Knowledge of watershed issues and community-base restoration techniques Plant identification skills of Willamette Valley native species, as well as common and EDRR invasive species Knowledge of and/or connections to Portland metro watershed community and issues a plus Experience creating maps with ArcGIS software and GPS data SOLV is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that engages and respects a diverse range of individuals in order to enrich our work. We recognize that this requires the involvement of Oregonians from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs to achieve our mission.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer