Natural Areas Manager, Natural Resource Specialist 4

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

North Bend, Washington

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $64,104.00 - $86,160.00 Annually
Deadline Jun 18, 2024

Natural Areas Manager, Natural Resource Specialist 4 (NRS4)
Recruitment #2024-5-6191
Full-time, Permanent, Represented position
Location: South Puget Sound Region - North Bend, WA.
Location flexibility may be available and considered
Work Hours and Partial Telework flexibility may be available and considered
Relocation Compensation may be available and considered
Salary:  $5,342.00 - $7,180.00 Monthly

(See official listing for full details.)

The Natural Areas Manager serves as the region expert in the management of natural areas. This position manages the region’s natural areas program in the South Puget Sound Region and leads or supports maintenance, restoration, education, and conservation efforts on eight Natural Resources Conservation Areas (NRCAs) and twelve Natural Area Preserves (NAPs), totaling about 38,000 acres across the region. This position is responsible for standards, guidance, and consultation with region staff in managing these areas while also evaluating proposals to expand existing natural areas and designate new ones.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental or land use planning, natural resource management, forestry, conservation, biology, geography, or a closely related field;
    AND at least two years of professional experience developing and/or practicing land management for conservation, restoration, or preservation outcomes;
    OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • At least one year of experience implementing and tracking budgets for grant or capital projects: 
  • 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 verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

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

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Category General / Stewardship, Restoration
Tags Environmental Planning