Program Manager; Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board

Job Title: 
Program Manager
Job Location: 
Wenatchee, WA
$62,000 – $68,000
Application Information: 

This job is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Executive Director of the UCSRB. The Natural Resource Program Manager will facilitate processes among partners and stakeholders involved in salmon recovery, and/or forest and watershed restoration. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include: • Manage a large habitat restoration program across the Upper Columbia (UC) region, ensuring successful implementation of projects aligned with the Recovery Plan.

• Work with partners to ensure the scope and direction of projects within the UC habitat program is on schedule and is well-supported.

• Facilitate meetings with partners working collaboratively to develop, evaluate/score, design, implement salmon habitat projects, and to accelerate watershed restoration on the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest.

• Write reports, meeting summaries, and other documents as needed. • Work with UCSRB team to develop strategies for effective engagement of partners on key issues.

• Track emerging issues, policies and initiatives related to watershed restoration, and inform/engage key partners as appropriate.

Qualifications and Experience

• Experienced in facilitating and/or coordinating diverse groups engaged in complex interdisciplinary discussions. • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in natural resources, forestry, fisheries biology or related field.

• Five (5) or more years of relevant professional experience. Working knowledge of salmon recovery in context of the Federal Columbia River Power System is preferred.

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere. • Ability to travel within the Recovery Board service area, and to Olympia and other locations where regional recovery meetings are held.

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