OREGON, Calapooia Watershed Council – The Calapooia Watershed Council (CWC) seeks an energetic, passionate individual to serve as an Outdoor School (ODS) Coordinator. The Coordinator will work closely with teachers and school district employees to lead the Outdoor School programs for the Greater Albany and Central Linn School Districts.
The CWC developed the Watershed Education Program in 2013 and has been growing its capacity to serve the students in our service area. Current programs include Salmon Watch and Urban Ecology field trips for 5th graders, Outdoor School for 6th graders, snorkeling trips, and customizable programs for students of all ages. With the passage of Measure 99 “Outdoor School for All”, the CWC has expanded its ODS program to include all 6th grade students in Greater Albany and Central Linn School Districts.
OREGON, Wasco SWCD – The Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a full-time Office Assistant. The position will assist other staff members in carrying out their administrative duties. The deadline to apply is by 4:00 PM on August 7, 2019. The position description, more information and instructions on how to apply can be found at http://www.wascoswcd.org/wcswcd_website_020.htm
The duties of the Office Assistant will be fluid and varied as is true for all staff members. Due to the small staff size and myriad demands, the ability to learn new things on the fly is an important attribute to have and is highly valued. All staff members wear multiple hats. While it is not expected for a new employee to be proficient in everything all at once, the willingness and ability to learn and evolve over time is key.
The position pays $30,000 a year with performance based advancement. There is a 3-month trial employment period before benefit eligibility. Benefits include District Paid: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life. Paid Annual and Sick Leave and all federal holidays. Work week is Monday through Friday. 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
How to apply – email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail: Wasco Co. SWCD, ATTN: Scott Susi, 2325 River Rd. Ste. 3, The Dalles, OR 97058
The Wasco Co. SWCD is co-located with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in the USDA Service Center in The Dalles. The three organizations shared mission is to work with area agriculture producers in addressing their natural resource concerns through farm programs that promote conservation practices. The Conservation District’s mission also promotes conservation among urban and small acreage landowners.
The Conservation District seeks out funding through state, federal and private grant sources to assist landowners in addressing resource issues such as erosion, irrigation efficiency, demonstration farm practices, new agricultural technology, and water quality, to name a few.
OREGON, Benton SWCD – The Benton Soil and Water Conservation District in Corvallis, Oregon is seeking a full-time Operations Manager.
This position provides operational management and administrative support for the District. The Operations Manager’s duties are central to the day-to-day functioning and smooth/safe operation of the District. This position provides high-level, and in some cases confidential, support to the Executive Director in managing office operations. Essential abilities include strong organizational and strategic skills to anticipate District needs; attention to detail and the ability to see the larger context; ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to document and present information and ideas clearly and effectively to BSWCD staff, Board of Directors, contractors, volunteers, project partners, Benton County residents, vendors, and a variety of stakeholders with diverse needs and backgrounds; exceptional communication and customer service skills; and the ability to professionally represent the District to elected officials, donors and supporters, and the media. These duties are expected to be performed with tact, integrity and transparency, following established District policies and procedures.
BSWCD is a special district governed by an elected Board of Directors and supported through a property tax levy, grants, and other local, state, federal, and private funds. District employees (6 FTEs) engage Benton County residents in the conservation and stewardship of natural resources by providing educational, technical, and/or financial assistance. Our annual operating budget is approximately $1 million dollars. We work collaboratively with a diverse array of knowledgeable and dedicated partner organizations, landowners, and volunteers to achieve our mission. BSWCD is committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive, collaborative, and welcoming. We embrace diversity and we are in the process of developing an organizational equity action plan.
Cover letter describing your qualifications for and interest in the Operations Manager position. Please explain how you personally connect with the BSWCD mission, and the skills you would use to be successful in this job.
Resume (include your email address and phone number in the header).
At least two writing samples that demonstrate your professional writing style, for instance, meeting notes/minutes, budget report, or other sample relevant to the office manager position.
Three professional references, at least one of which is a past supervisor.
Send electronic submissions to: Applications@bentonswcd.org with the subject heading Operations Manager Application.Attach all application materials as a single PDF. Please do not include attachments in the body of your email.
Mail hard copy application materials to:
Attn: Holly Crosson
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
456 SW Monroe Avenue; Suite 110
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
Finalists will be contacted for an interview. We will notify all qualified applicants when a decision has been made. Thank you for your interest in this position and for taking your valuable time to apply for a job with Benton Soil and Water Conservation District!
Equal Employment Opportunity
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District (BSWCD) is an equal opportunity employer. BSWCD does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, marital status, parental status, or any other non-merit factor.
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