Project Manager, Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition (Forks, WA)

Date: June 4th, 2018
Job Title: Project Manager
Date: Immediately
Salary: $18-$26 per hour DOE

The Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition is a regional fisheries enhancement group
located in Forks, WA. The organization’s focus is restoring salmon habitat.
This position, located in Forks, WA, serves as a project manager in support of the
lead project manager/executive director.

The range of projects includes but is not limited to volunteer coordination, project
development/implementation, in stream/near stream restoration, and crossing

The applicant for this position must be able to work collaboratively with the Pacific
Coast Salmon Coalition team, and to independently develop, manage, and
accomplish short-term and long-term project goals. The position reports to the
executive director.


  1. A Bachelors Degree is preferred. Associate Degree is the minimum educational
    requirement and will be accepted based on relevant experience
  2. Four years relevant work experience w/Bachelors degree, Eight years relevant
    work experience w/Associates degree
  3. Knowledge of Olympic Peninsula ecology, salmon habitats and restoration
  4. Self-motivated and high attention to detail
  5. Ability to perform physical labor in all weather conditions including hiking offroad
    and trail, wading rivers and streams, planting trees, lifting up to 50 pounds
  6. Reliable transportation: Valid driver’s license, insured vehicle able to negotiate
    rough roads, and ability to travel for work (reimbursed for mileage at current WA
    State rate)


  • Management of publicly-funded projects
  • Construction management
  • Ecological/habitat restoration project experience

Essential Skills:

  • Good communication skills to interact with project partners and contractors
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to safely traverse all types of terrain
  • Reliable and on time
  • Data entry and word processing
  • GIS experience and skill are desired but not required


The project manager will be working with staff, board, landowners, partners, and funders to identify, design, implement and monitor salmon habitat restoration projects. Work includes but is not limited to:

  • Work with engineers and partners to design effective feasibility studies for projects
  • Conduct landowner outreach and build strong working relationships
  • Budget management
  • Knowledge of engineering designs, ability to interpret and understand them
  • Permitting
  • Oversight of project implementation
  • Monitoring project effectiveness and reporting results
  • Work with partner organizations
  • Restore salmon habitat

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
Alex Huelsdonk, Executive Director
PO Box 2527, Forks, WA 98331