North Olympic Salmon Coalition
Community Stewardship, Collaborative Restoration
Job Announcement: Project Manager
The North Olympic Salmon Coalition (NOSC) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, and one of 14 Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups (RFEG’s). NOSC works to restore, enhance, and protect habitat of wild salmon and to promote community volunteerism, understanding, cooperation and stewardship of our resources. For more information about NOSC and the RFEG program, please visit our website at www.nosc.org.
Start: June 1, 2014
Hours: Negotiable, 30-40 hours per week. Some evenings and weekends will be required
Salary: $19-$22 per hour, depending on experience
Benefits: Sick, vacation and holiday. Medical insurance, depending on hours.
Our main office is located in Port Hadlock just outside Port Townsend, Washington, and the project manager will be based out of our satellite office in Port Angeles, WA with frequent days spent working from the Port Hadlock office. The watersheds we work in extend from East Jefferson to Clallam County along the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the Olympic Peninsula. We are 5 minutes from the beach, Olympic National Park is in our back yard, we are two hours from Seattle and two ferries away from the San Juan Islands.
The project manager supports NOSC’s mission by developing, funding and implementing salmon habitat restoration projects in watersheds along the Strait of Juan de Fuca, while supporting work on projects in the remainder of NOSC’s RFEG Region #7. All members of the NOSC staff are expected to work collaboratively with other staff across program and project areas and are expected to use their unique skills and abilities to jointly further the mission of the organization. The project manager will work closely with the senior project manager, and will report to the executive director.
Typical Duties: See accompanying job description, or find it at www.nosc.org
Demonstrated passion for our mission
Bachelor’s degree in related field
Two years relevant work experience including funding and implementing salmon habitat restoration projects, managing consultants & contracts, grant writing and landowner/stakeholder work
Knowledge of northwest habitats, habitat forming processes and restoration techniques, including but not limited to those associated with instream, riparian, estuarine and nearshore habitats
Working knowledge of pacific northwest ecology, specifically as related to salmon and their habitats
Proficiency in written and oral communication for diverse audiences and ability to effectively develop and deliver presentations
Working knowledge of Microsoft office software
Proven leadership abilities
Washington State Drivers license
Able to lift 75lbs
North Olympic Salmon Coalition 205B W Patison Street, Port Hadlock, WA 98339 www.nosc.org
Able to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions and ability to work for long periods of time at a computer
Experience working in the watersheds and communities of Clallam County, WA
Ability to produce maps and graphics in GIS or other software
Proven ability to organize and plan work schedules and tasks
Proven effectiveness in tracking multiple tasks at once to meet organizational as well as project needs and priorities
Competency at weighing many factors to determine the best strategic approach for accomplishing goals
Proven ability to maintain composure and efficacy in uncomfortable situations and in the presence of conflict
Proven ability to manage personal workload, contracts, and other project elements to complete projects on time and within budget.
Ability to keep comprehensive, organized files and document communications to a standard suitable for use by other employees.
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with co-workers and partners
Proven ability to maintain high productivity and communicate effectively with the team while working independently much of the time
Ability to take in complex information and directions and apply them effectively to work tasks
Please mail two (2) copies of the following (incomplete applications will not likely be considered):
1. Letter of interest
3. Three references
North Olympic Salmon Coalition
Attn: Hiring Committee
205B West Patison Street
Port Hadlock, WA 98339
Questions can be emailed to the Hiring Committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Position Inquiry” in subject line.
Please, no phone inquiries.
Applications due Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 5pm