Community Stewardship Assistant
Summary: The Sandy River Watershed Council (SRWC) seeks a temporary, part-time Community Stewardship Assistant. The Council is looking for a candidate who has both excellent outreach skills and knowledge of native and invasive plants. This position will work mainly in two areas:
February – May
Focus on direct public engagement and increasing diverse participation at planned Council events, particularly in the Beaver Creek watershed in Gresham and Troutdale. This will include supporting several Saturday planting events, tabling at the Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Saturday market and other outreach events, and office based activities promoting and tracking outcomes from these events. Cultural competency and the ability to speak a second language is highly desirable. Hours will be 5-10 hours per week (including the Saturdays) and can accommodate a class schedule.
June – August
Focus of this position will shift to supporting the Invasive Species “Smackdown” in the Salmon River basin 20 minutes east of Sandy, OR. The Assistant will work with SRWC staff and partners including Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, Portland Water Bureau, and contractors, to build relationships with landowners. Tasks include surveying and documenting infestations of invasive “Early Detection Rapid Response” (EDRR) weeds in Fulcrum, a mobile app, and to treat small infestations of Policeman’s Helmet, an EDRR species. Landowner outreach will include direct door-to-door contact, tabling, and possible phone outreach. Hours will be 15-20/week to accommodate two full days in the field each week, with occasional tabling events at the Sandy Farmer’s Market and possibly other sites like Sandy Ridge.
Position: Community Stewardship Assistant
Reports to: Community Stewardship Coordinator
Duration: February 2019-August 2019
- February – May 5-10 hours per week
- June – August 15-20 hours, two days per week. Specific days TBD.
- Frequent work on Saturdays and some evenings will be required.
Application Deadline: Wednesday January 21st, 9:00 am although interviews begin the 18th.
Desired start date: Saturday February 2nd
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Community Stewardship Coordinator
– Temporary Leave Position
Summary: The Sandy River Watershed Council seeks an experienced conservation professional to provide part time temporary coverage for the parental leave of our Community Stewardship Coordinator. This position is temporary and part time, averaging 20 hours per week between March and August 2019. Focused field work will take place June – August, however the Council hopes to hire by mid-late March for initial training and probable canvassing in April and/or May to increase property owner participation/awareness of the projects.
Type: Part-time, temporary
Reports to: Executive Director
Duration: March – August 2019
- April – May –variable, up to 20 hours per week
- June – August –20-25 hours per week (~2.5 days/week)
- Work on Saturdays and some evenings will be required.
Compensation: $18-22 per hour depending on experience
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019
See link below for full position description