Join the WeedWise Team!

We are now accepting applications for a WeedWise Specialist & CWMA Coordinator position

WeedWiselogoClackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seek qualified candidates for a WeedWise Program Specialist/Cooperative Weed Management Area Coordinator position. All applications materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on Aug 17, 2018.

About the position

The WeedWise Program Specialist is a full-time, at-will position that will assist with surveying and documenting priority invasive species, project planning and management, contacting landowners, and overseeing contracted weed control activities. The successful candidate will also assist with WeedWise Program activities and initiatives as required.

The WeedWise Program Specialist will also serve as the Coordinator for two Cooperative Weed Management Areas (CWMA) operating in the greater Portland metropolitan area (4-County CWMA) and in the Columbia River Gorge (Columbia Gorge CWMA) to support collaborative weed management partnerships. The CWMA Coordinator is responsible for the administration of each CWMA and will coordinate meetings, trainings, events, and outreach activities.

Minimum Qualifications

The minimum qualifications for the WeedWise Program Specialist are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, environmental science, weed science, natural resource management, or a related science, and three years of comparable experience working for a natural resource organization, agency, or business; or five years of comparable experience working for a natural resource organization, agency, or business; and
  • Experience working with on-the-ground implementation of conservation practices associated with invasive species/native plant management; and
  • Experience collecting field data and maintaining field notes; and
  • Experience with public speaking, interpersonal and written communication skills; and
  • A demonstrated proficiency using personal computers and field-based technology; and
  • Strong project management skills; and
  • Must have a Public Pesticide Applicator’s License, or be willing to secure a license within three months of hire date; and
  • A demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office and ESRI ArcGIS; and
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team; and
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and with graphics design is strongly desired.
  • Experience with WordPress and/or website development and administration is strongly desired.
  • Experience with WordPress and/or website development and administration is strongly desired.

Wages and Benefits

The District offers a competitive wage and benefits package. The starting wage will be up to $21.00 per hour for this full-time position.

How to Apply

Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and a completed District application form. All application materials are available through the links below or at the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District office. We will accept electronic or regular mailed submissions only. No Faxes will be accepted.

Application Materials

Submit your application materials to:

Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District
ATTN: Sam Leininger, WeedWise Program Manager
221 Molalla Ave, Suite 102
Oregon City, OR 97045
sleininger@conservationdistrict.org

The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the District. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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CSWCD-Job Application-Revised-Dec 2017
CSWCD-Job Application-Revised-Dec 2017
CSWCD-Job_Application-Revised-Dec-2017.doc
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WeedWise Specialist-CWMA Coordinator Announcement (FINAL)
WeedWise Specialist-CWMA Coordinator Announcement (FINAL)
WeedWise-Specialist-CWMA-Coordinator-Announcement-FINAL.pdf
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WeedWise Specialist-CWMA Coordinator Position Description (FINAL)
WeedWise Specialist-CWMA Coordinator Position Description (FINAL)
WeedWise-Specialist-CWMA-Coordinator-Position-Description-FINAL.pdf
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