Employment Opportunity: Resource Specialist I – Riparian Habitat Stewardship Program Assistant

King Conservation District (KCD) has an immediate opening for an entry level technical member of a team of conservation professionals conservation professionals in a growing, county wide, natural resource management special purpose district. With work in the office and the field, this position involves labor intensive, multi-faceted duties that require a high level of motivation, versatility, and independence. The individual holding this position primarily supports the preparation of technical aquatic area enhancement plans and supports the implementation of planned enhancement projects associated with several KCD marine and freshwater aquatic area enhancement programs. Duties associated with this position include 1) supporting the implementation of aquatic area protection and enhancement plans through KCD’s Riparian Habitat Improvement program; 2) supporting coordination of aspects of assigned freshwater aquatic area enhancement planning processes in partnership with private landowners, including project scope, cost-share contracting, plan preparation, and conservation corps crew and contractor direction; 3) supporting educational workshops, conducting technical site assessments and preparing associated resource assessment and management plan reports. 4) Recruiting and managing volunteers on KCD-sponsored projects and assisting with the delivery of riparian related educational workshops to the public. Additional responsibilities include providing support at the Wetland Plant Cooperative and Native Plant Holding Facility (WPC) and the Annual Bareroot Native Plant Sale. This position works in the field approximately 30% of the time. The individual holding this position must be flexible, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be organized, and work independently and collaboratively.

KCD Resource Specialist I – Riparian Habitat Stewardship Program Assistant

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.

To Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please send the following materials to hr@kingcd.org.

  1. A Resume
  2. A Cover Letter, describing as specially as you can how your experience, skills, and values are a fit with King Conservation District’s goals and mission as described in this announcement.
  3. A brief personal equity statement, describing your skills and experience engaging with issues involving diversity, racial equity and inclusion in organizations. This statement should not exceed 300 words.

King Conservation District
Resource Specialist I Riparian Habitat Stewardship Program Assistant
800 SW 39th St, Suite 150
Renton, WA 98057

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