Job Details

Restoration Ecologist

Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 05/31/2019

Restoration Ecologist
Duration & Time Commitment: August 2019 – August 2021
Salary Range: $46,500 – $66,500, Full Time Equivalent
Job Classification: Limited Duration, Exempt
Benefits: Competitive Benefits Package Offered
Hours: 40 Hours Per Week
Supervisor: Chief Scientist
Application Due Date: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019

Position Information
The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership seeks a Restoration Ecologist to identify, develop, and implement habitat restoration projects in the lower Columbia River. Specifically, the position works with land owners and other stakeholders to evaluate sites for restoration; collects and analyzes field data; identifies restoration alternatives; participates in engineering design; writes project proposals; secures funding and permits; develops project budgets and timelines; submits reports; oversees construction; and helps collect action effectiveness data. The Restoration Ecologist position requires three years’ experience scoping, developing, and implementing on-the-ground habitat restoration projects, including construction oversight and reforestation. This position is based at the Estuary Partnership with work regularly taking place in a field setting that requires regular travel throughout the Estuary Partnership study area. See the Restoration Ecologist Position Description for more details.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Affirmation
The Estuary Partnership is engaged in an on-going process to identify inequities and imbalances of power in our organization and our programs. We are committed to racial equity across the organization: in our programs, workforce, policies and organizational culture. This is an on-going process and we recognize that we have far to go; please know that racial equity and environmental justice is a cornerstone of our commitment to all communities along the river.

Applicants from communities of color, Indigenous people and women are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to providing a welcoming and supportive environmental for all. We value formal and lived experiences.

Non-Discrimination Statement
The Estuary Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, age, disability, physical appearance or genetic information, cultural, socio-economic status, or military or veteran status. The Estuary Partnership is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and values the hiring of protected veterans or individuals with veteran status. Discrimination is not tolerated at the Estuary Partnership.

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