Post Date: 02/19/2019
Close Date: 03/15/2019
Principal Restoration Ecologist Job Opening
Salary Range: $56,500 – $79,500, Full Time Equivalent
Job Classification: Regular, Exempt
Benefits: Competitive Benefits Package Offered
Hours: 40 Hours Per Week
Supervisor: Chief Scientist
Application Due Date: 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2019
The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership seeks a Principal 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 position will focus on assisting with a complex competitive bid process in 2019 and providing oversight of construction and re-vegetation for a large floodplain re-connection project extending from 2019 through 2022. The Principal Restoration Ecologist position requires five 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.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Affirmation
The Estuary Partnership is committed to increasing diversity in the environmental field by providing supportive career development opportunities for people of color. People from communities of color, underserved communities, and low-income communities are strongly encouraged to apply. We place a priority on applications from people who come from or have experience with diverse populations and underserved communities, including communities of color and low-income communities.
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.
The Estuary Partnership will only accept online applications for this position: https://www.estuarypartnership.org/news/were-hiring-principal-restoration-ecologist