Posted on Sep. 29th, 2021
We're looking for a 2nd Habitat Restoration Project Manager to join the TEP team in Garibaldi, OR.
The National Estuary Program received additional funding thanks to bipartisan support in Congress. That means Tillamook Estuaries Partnership (TEP) now has sustainable funding to support a second Habitat Restoration Project Manager position!
We are seeking a qualified person to implement our tidal wetlands restoration projects, fish passage barrier removals through the Salmon SuperHwy partnership, riparian enhancements (large wood placement, beaver dam analogs, native plant buffers), and more. The Project Manager will work closely with engineering consultants, construction firms, landowners, and federal, state, and local partners.
TEP is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and restoration of Tillamook County’s estuaries and watersheds through active stewardship, scientific inquiry, community engagement, and education. We follow a Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) to implement our 10-year action agenda. More information about our CCMP can be found here.
Duties and responsibilities for our open position align with our CCMP’s overarching goal for habitat restoration:
Conserve and restore ecological functions of Tillamook County’s estuaries and watersheds to benefit native aquatic and terrestrial species and the communities that depend on them.
The objectives of this position include the following:
Key actions for this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:
In order to contribute to the success of TEP as an organization, the Habitat Restoration Project Manager will have the following general responsibilities:
Attributes and Requirements for Consideration
Work Environment and Compensation
Work shall be performed in both an office environment and in the field. TEP full time staff work four 10-hour days each week. Our office is open Mondays through Thursdays. Evening and weekend work may be required occasionally to support TEP. During covid restrictions, TEP staff are working from home offices with scheduled access to the office. We anticipate implementation of a hybrid office/remote work schedule once covid restrictions are lifted.
Work assignments may require bending, climbing, crawling, kneeling, lifting up to 30 pounds, pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, stooping, walking in rough terrain, in-water work, and occasionally contending with adverse weather conditions requiring special clothing and safety precautions.
Some work assignments may require working independently in a remote field setting. The Habitat Restoration Project Manager shall be expected to follow field safety protocols and covid-19 safety protocols.
Travel (>100 miles per month), mostly local, is often required. The Habitat Restoration Project Manager shall need to have a personal vehicle, show proof of a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance, and maintain a valid license and insurance for the duration of employment with TEP. TEP reimburses its employees for their personal vehicle usage during company-related travel, excluding commuting to and from work, at the IRS standard mileage rate.
This position is subject to the Employee Handbook, Safety Policies, Fiscal Policy, and all other TEP policies. This position is subject to periodic background checks.
The salary range for this position is $45,000 - $58,600. Actual offer of compensation shall be dependent upon experience. This position is eligible for enrollment in TEP’s retirement program, health insurance, holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
To apply, please submit by email:
1) A resume,
2) A statement of qualifications and interest, and
3) Three professional references.
The statement of qualifications should describe the applicant’s relevant experience and interest in the position and should not exceed two full, single spaced pages. Applicant contact information must include mailing address, phone number, and email address. Professional references must include names, email addresses and phone numbers.
Applications will be accepted until the close of business, 6:00pm (Pacific Time), Sunday, October 31, 2021. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Please email application materials to Dr. Kristi Foster, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. TEP’s office is currently closed due to covid-19 restrictions so mailed paper applications will not be accepted.
The preferred start date for this position is January 3, 2022 or sooner.
Tillamook Estuaries Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.