Habitat Strategic Initiative Lead Grant Manager, Environmental Planner 3 (EP3)

Washington Department of Natural Resources

Olympia, Washington

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $66,012.00 - $88,800.00 Annually
Deadline Jul 24, 2024

Habitat Strategic Initiative Lead Grant Manager, Environmental Planner 3 (EP3)
Recruitment #2024-7-7921
Full-time, Permanent, Represented position
Location: Natural Resources Building- Olympia, WAWork Hours and Partial Telework flexibility may be available and considered  
Salary: $5,501.00 - $7,400.00 Monthly 

Review of applications is ongoing. We reserve the right to make a hiring decision or close this recruitment at any time after 7/17/24. It is in your best interest to submit materials as soon as possible.

(See official listing for full details.)


  • Coordinate and implement the Habitat Strategic Initiative Lead (HSIL) sub-award program.
  • Lead the negotiation of Statements of Work and budgets with successful Request for Proposal (RFP) applicants (i.e., staff at government agencies, tribes, special districts, or non-profit organizations) that highlight the connections to the Implementation Strategies (Floodplains and EstuariesLand Development and CoverShoreline Armoringand Marine Vegetation).    
  • Manage the HSIL sub-awards and contracts.
  • Facilitate technical content review of sub-award deliverables by HSIL team members or Subject Matter Experts (technical staff from government agencies, local jurisdictions, and non-profits, etc.).
  • Work with the HSIL Communications Lead to share outputs from the subawards on the Strategic Initiative Lead (SIL) website or other appropriate avenues.
  • Complete EPA-required reporting for the sub-award program and organize sub-award records to ensure record retention and EPA requirements are met.
  • Support the development of RFP applications and evaluation materials on specific topics following EPA funding guidance.
  • Support the overall HSIL-EPA work plan by supporting team activities and providing situational awareness.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resource or environmental science, natural resource or environmental planning, or public administration or public policy with an environmental emphasis, or closely related field (note: four years of experience in the above fields may substitute for a bachelor’s degree) AND At least two years of professional experience in natural resource or environmental science, natural resource or environmental planning, or public administration or environmental policy.
    OR An equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Experience managing the administrative aspects of a program, including contract management and reporting requirements.
  • Basic use of Microsoft Office programs (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting an environment that honors diversity, equity, inclusion, and environmental justice practices.
  • Perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and public records retention and requests are followed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization and time management skills to effectively prioritize workload and maximize efficiency.
  • Ability to apply negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to seek and act on opportunities to improve, streamline, and re-invent work processes.

View a complete position description with full application instructions at careers.wa.gov

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Category Admin & Leadership, General / Stewardship
Tags Environmental Planning