Washington Department of Natural Resources

In 1957, the legislature created the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to manage state trust lands for the people of Washington. Under the elected leadership of the Commissioner of Public Lands, DNR manages seven specific trusts to generate revenue and preserve forests, water, and habitat. DNR now manages 5.6 million acres of forest, range, agricultural, aquatic, and commercial lands for more than $200 million in annual financial benefit for public schools, state institutions, and county services.   Our mission: In partnership with citizens and governments, the Washington State DNR provides innovative leadership and expertise to ensure environmental protection, public safety, perpetual funding for schools and communities, and a rich quality of life.

Washington Department of Natural Resources Olympia, WA, USA
Jun 26, 2019
Full time
Description **EXTENDED** CMER* Staff Manager/Lead Scientist Cooperative Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Recruitment # 2019-06-CMER   LOCATION:  Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, Olympia, Washington  POSITION PROFILE:   Duties & Responsibilities : Support the implementation of the Cooperative Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (CMER) Adaptive Management Program under guidance from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Adaptive Management Program Administrator. Basic functions include management of the CMER staff program at NWIFC, supervising and administering the CMER staff members, providing technical support for CMER and the Scientific Advisory Groups (SAGs), conducting CMER research and monitoring projects, and providing project development and management support.  Qualifications : Master's degree in fisheries/aquatic biology, geomorphology, hydrology, or closely related field and three years professional work experience designing and implementing experimental research. A PhD degree may substitute for the required experience provided the field of major study is relevant. Two years professional work experience in a program management position, including overseeing budget and supervising employees. Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills, ability to work with and for people of different cultures and perspectives. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and communicating effectively with stakeholder groups to achieve consensus in a contentious stake-holder-driven process. Working knowledge of the relationships between forest management practices and fish habitat, stream channels and hydrology. Advanced working knowledge of quantitative research methods, including experimental design, multivariate statistical analysis methods, and spatial analysis in GIS. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments, perform well under pressure and meet deadlines with a minimum of direct supervision. Valid Washington State Driver's License. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com