The Restoration Project Manager (RPM) will work with the Watershed
Council and council staff to identify and implement restoration
projects that will help to improve the overall health of the
watershed. Restoration projects will focus on protecting and
restoring creek corridors and wetlands. The RPM will work closely
with public and private property owners to both develop and implement
on-the-ground projects (60%). The RPM will work with monitoring staff
to determine appropriate monitoring requirements for projects (20%).
The RPM will work with the Coordinator to review available
information about the watershed; identify additional restoration
needs; and develop long-term project priorities for the watershed
This is an AmeriCorps position with the newly created Professional
Placement program (P2), offered through the Northwest Service
Academy's Lower Columbia Center. P2 has been designed to provide
opportunities for highly qualified professionals to serve on
compelling, environmentally focused projects. A win-win situation is
achieved by placing highly qualified professionals in an environment
that allows them to transition into this promising field while
contributing to the developmental needs of a small non-profit or a
transitional program with a larger organization.
Application period closes April 21, 2008. Benefits include monthly
stipend of $1,250 before taxes, education award of $4,725, health
insurance, loan forbearance, child care allowance, and training and
professional development opportunities.
See www.p2professional.org/blog/ for complete position description.
Submit an interest letter and resume to Janelle St. Pierre,
Coordinator at Scappoose Bay Watershed Council, 57420-2 Old Portland
Road, Warren, OR 97053 or sbwc@...