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Yakima Basin Project Manager

Campus Sustainability Coordinator

Stream Crew Leader

ITS 6 Environmental Information Program Manager


Yakima Basin Project Manager - for more information click here

About Trout Unlimited
Trout Unlimited is a national organization with 300,000 members and supporters organized into over 400 chapters and councils nationwide. These dedicated grassroots volunteers are matched by a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts, and scientists, who work out of more than 45 offices across the country. Our mission is to conserve, protect, and restore North America's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds. 

Position Summary
Trout Unlimited is looking for a full time Project Manager to work with landowners, agencies and other organizations to develop restoration projects in the Yakima Basin. The project manager will be responsible for working cooperatively with partners in restoration to develop and implement projects. This work will focus on restoration activities that improve habitat for ESA listed species and support the Yakima Basin Implementation Plan. The position requires an individual who is self-motivated, action oriented, works well with diverse personalities, and has hopeful ideals about accomplishing and finishing great work.

Skills relating to riverine restoration, real estate and water right transactions, hydrology, working agriculture, and project management are preferred in this position. The Project Manager will support Trout Unlimited’s presence as a leader in working on project oriented streamflow and habitat restoration. This position will be based out of Ellensburg, Washington.


Campus Sustainability Coordinator at Whitman College - for more information click here

The Campus Sustainability Coordinator works closely with students, staff, and faculty to further sustainability efforts across campus. The Coordinator serves as the primary resource for all College sustainability initiatives and serves as the College’s sustainability liaison to external constituents. The coordinator assists departments in their efforts to implement sustainable practices in their day-to-day operations. The coordinator collaborates with all campus constituents to implement and support the long term sustainability initiatives of Whitman College. The coordinator manages the initiatives and operations of the Office of Sustainability.


Stream Crew Leader - click here for flyer

The Three Rivers Ranger District is outreaching to eventually hire a permanent seasonal employee to work 10 months of the year on a reoccurring basis (PSE 18/8). 
Salary is $32,748 to $47,308 (Federal Wage Series and General Schedule 0404-06 to GS-0404-07) and depends on experience, education, and tenure. 
The Position includes federal health and retirement benefits. 

The duty station will be Kettle Falls, WA.  The selected candidate will work as the assistant to the Fisheries Biologist as the Streams Crew Leader.  This position will serve as a work leader for the seasonal aquatics crew, help with the water quality program, coordinate data collection and maintain data entry,  assist with writing reports for projects, and assist with stream restoration projects.

ITS 6 – Environmental Information Program Manager - for more information click here
Opening Date: 11/16/2018       Closing Date: 12/3/2018
Salary: $72,456.00-$97,392.00 annually
Job Type: Full Time – Permanent
Location: Thurston County – Olympia, WA
Recruitment #: 18DOT-HQ-00976

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to have a major impact on the way environmental data is collected, managed, and applied to transportation decision making.  This position is responsible for leading the Environmental Information Program within the Environmental Services Office (ESO).  This position provides strategic leadership, oversight and senior environmental management support of information technology needs for all programs in ESO and directs the development and operations of applications that support environmental functions statewide. 
At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented and continuous improvement environment, with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT.

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