The Yakima Basin Fish & Wildlife Recovery Board is seeking a Recovery Program Coordinator

Job Close Date: 
September 9, 2013 (All day)

Organizational Background
The Yakima Basin Fish & Wildlife Recovery Board is a non-profit corporation created by county, city and
tribal governments in the Yakima Basin. Our mission is to restore sustainable and harvestable
populations of salmon, steelhead, bull trout and other at-risk fish and wildlife species through
collaborative and economically-sensitive resource management in the Yakima River Basin. For more
information, see

Job Description
The Recovery Program Coordinator is responsible for leading the development of recovery plans,
monitoring plans and recovery action tracking systems and ensuring that these documents are broadly
supported and actively used to guide how projects are developed and implemented in the field.
This is a full-time exempt position based in Yakima, WA that reports to the Board’s Executive Director.
The Recovery Program Coordinator will develop and manage programs that accomplish the Board’s
mission and responsibilities. This is a small office setting, and the successful candidate will have the
flexibility to work at all levels, from developing and funding new initiatives to taking care of day-to-day
logistics. This is a rewarding opportunity to be a part of a locally-based organization that promotes fish
and wildlife restoration activities in the Yakima Basin. For a complete job description see

Salary commensurate with experience, between $45,000 - 65,000 per year plus benefits.
While we anticipate that this will be a long-term position, its continuation will be dependent on future
funding prospects. The option of a ¾ time position may be available to interested candidates.

Position is open until filled; the first review of applications will occur on Sept 9, 2013. To apply, submit
a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (showing your ability to write about complex technical
material) via email to Hard copies may also be mailed to:

Yakima Basin Fish & Wildlife Recovery Board
1110 W. Lincoln Ave
Yakima, WA 98907
Inquiries may also be submitted via email to