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Open Date: 8/29/2022
Close Date: Open until filled, first review of applications 9/30/2022
The Council Coordinator is responsible for high-level oversight and Council representation. The Coordinator works closely with the Board of Directors, staff, and partners to guide long-range planning, project development and organizational growth.
The Coordinator is responsible for development and management of Council restoration projects. This position oversees and implements systems to ensure effective management of finances, human resources, office operations, regulatory compliance and organizational development. This person supervises the other 2-3 staff positions and volunteers. The position is funded at 30 hours per week (0.75 FTE) through June 2024, but can work to full time with additional grant support.
About the Scappoose Bay Watershed Council
The Scappoose Bay Watershed Council (SBWC, The Council) is a 501(c)3 community-based non-profit organization that works to promote and support a healthy watershed through projects that protect and restore native fish, wildlife, and plants, and by working with the community to educate and encourage participation in enhancing and enjoying their natural surroundings.
Since 1997, the Council, along with dedicated partner organizations, has been actively restoring fish passage, addressing invasive species and restoring native habitats in streams and along riparian areas throughout the watershed. In addition, SBWC operates a native plant nursery with a vibrant network of volunteers who ensure the nursery has healthy plants for local restoration projects as well as the biannual native plant sales open to the community. The nursery is actively engaged with local schools and community organizations, providing opportunities for education and community outreach.
As our community continues to grow, the SBWC will continue to play an integral role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem through partnerships with the Columbia Soil and Water Conservation District, West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, local municipalities and schools, Columbia County, commercial timber companies, and regional and state organizations.
The Council’s is financially supported by grants, partnership funding, and proceeds from plant sales through our nursery with an annual operating budget of approximately $150,000. The office is located in Warren, OR approximately 3 miles from St Helens and 30 miles west of Portland along the Columbia River.
Please submit a current resume (maximum 2 pages), cover letter (max 1 page), and three references in .pdf format. The position will be open until filled, please submit application by 5 pm on Friday Sept 30th, 2022 to be considered in the first round of review. Send your completed application documents (email or mail acceptable) to:
Nicole Ferreira, Board President
Scappoose Bay Watershed Council
57420 Old Portland Rd Ste 2
Warren, OR 97053
For emails, use the subject line “Watershed Coordinator Application”
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The Scappoose Bay Watershed Council is an equal opportunity employer, providing services to the public without regard to race, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.
Office location: 57420-2 Old Portland Road, Warren, OR 97053