Executive Director

Nestucca, Neskowin, & Sand Lake Watersheds Council

Pacific City, Oregon

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Starting at $75,000

The Council Board is seeking candidates who have experience in watershed restoration, a work or volunteer history of collaborative efforts to develop and protect fish and wildlife habitat and demonstrated skills in grant and other fund acquisition.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and prioritizing watershed restoration opportunities with state, federal and non-profit conservation partners
  • Seeking funding for restoration projects
  • Contracting for and overseeing project completion

Other responsibilities: 

  • Educational outreach to Council members
  • Coordinating volunteer restoration activities
  • Facilitating monthly meetings of the Council Board and its members.
  • Overseeing an annual budget between $500,000 and $800,000 a year depending on the number of restoration projects funded
  • Supervision of one full-time staff member and a part-time contractor.

Applicant must be able to participate in field work including overseeing construction projects, in-stream assistance on habitat restoration, and traversing rugged terrain.


A full job description and the 2023-2024 budget are available on request. Interested candidates should apply to Albert Knopf, Council Board president, at albertLknopf@gmail.com 

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Admin & Leadership , Fisheries , Hydrology , Restoration
Tags Outreach