[job]: Watershed Restoration Specialist, MidCoast Watersheds Council (Newport, OR)

Position Announcement: Watershed Restoration Specialist for the MidCoast Watersheds Council

Full-time position: initial Salary $35,000- $38,000
Applications due March 21st, 2016

BACKGROUND

The MidCoast Watersheds Council (Council), an Oregon non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Newport, Oregon, is dedicated to improving the health of streams and watersheds of Oregon’s central coast so they produce clean
water, rebuild healthy salmon populations, and support a healthy ecosystem and economy. The Council works in an area of nearly one million acres, including all streams draining from the crest of the Coast Range to the Pacific,
from the Salmon River to Cape Creek at Heceta Head…

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY

The Council seeks a Watershed Restoration Specialist (Specialist). The Specialist will work to understand habitat constraints and potential remedies in defined priority areas, reach out to landowners and other partners to identify
locations where work can be done to address factors limiting salmon, water quality, and watershed health, develop site specific projects to address problems, write grant applications to fund the work, and manage and monitor the projects. Other duties include partnership building, and outreach, including website maintenance and working closely with Council’s financial, administrative, and technical committees and the Council’s Board of Directors.

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