Natural Resources Project Manager Office of Species Conservation

Job Close Date: 
June 13, 2013 (All day)

Natural Resources Project Manager

Non-Classified Classification

Office of Species Conservation
Open for Recruitment: May 14, 2013 - June 13, 2013
Announcement # NONCLS007102;
Salary Range: $21.17 - $31.15 Hourly, $44,034 - $64,792 Annually -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Salmon

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION: This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Has an opening for a Natural Resources Project Manager in beautiful Salmon, Idaho

This announcement will remain open until the position has been filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. To ensure you are considered, please apply as soon as possible.

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This position will supervise staff to coordinate and manage tasks related to fish and wildlife habitat restoration project development and implementation in the upper Salmon River Subbasin of Idaho. Projects are developed for implementation, primarily on private lands, using a variety of funding sources. The incumbent in this position must be able to exercise independent judgment and initiative, and at times will be called upon to develop creative solutions to unusual problems.


Manage and coordinate a diverse staff, partner agencies, and a variety of consultants to implement in-stream flow projects and habitat restoration work.
Administer project budgets, authorize expenditures, and develop, negotiate, and monitor contracts.
Coordinate with the Upper Salmon Basin Watershed Advisory Committee to broker community support for restoration projects. Incorporate direction and guidance from this group into project development.
Identify decision-making issues and key stakeholders, develop and implement strategies to encourage and obtain stakeholder and/or community awareness and support, and identify project partners.
Facilitate decision-making process with local, tribal, State and Federal groups.
Mediate to resolve conflicts, negotiate agreements, and build consensus among stakeholders and service providers.
Develop informational materials, written correspondence, reports and presentations.
Direct and manage office and field staff and coordinate with partners on project implementation.
Coordinate the development of project goals, work plans, timelines, implementation strategies, and evaluation methods.
Project management, including the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of projects.
Monitor activities for compliance with State and Federal project and program requirements, and State and Federal laws.
Identify policy and regulation issues, and provide findings to management, and public and private groups.
Compile and analyze data to measure and evaluate project needs and available resources, and communicate program performance.