Nez Perce Tribe seeks Watershed NEPA Coordinator

Job Close Date: 
August 15, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Nez Perce Tribe Department of Fisheries Resource Management - Watershed Division is recruiting for a WATERSHED NEPA (NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT) COORDINATOR HR-14-173 full-time regular with a duty station at Lapwai, Idaho. The position will join a highly professional and experienced team working on restoring and protecting aquatic ecosystems and watershed critically important to fisheries restoration, Nez Perce Tribal treaty resources, and all people. This position tracks and interacts on federal, state, local, and Tribal NEPA and planning documents (Environmental Impacts Statements, Forest Plan revisions, etc.) throughout the Tribes Treaty Territory that may affect watershed/aquatic ecosystem health through meeting attendance, literature reviews, providing data, professional opinion, evidence, and formal comments. Knowledge and experience with environmental compliance necessary for watershed restoration is required. Experience in Forestry, Mining, Grazing, Federal or State Land Management is highly desired. Position requires a high level of coordination with federal, state, local and Tribal entities. Applicant must be highly motivated and have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and report writing. Position requires Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in field to include watershed sciences, fisheries biology/resources, hydrology, environmental law, or other closely related field. Three (3) years of professional level experience (one (1) year experience with Master’s degree), and two (2) years supervisory experience are required. Pre-employment drug testing required. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured under the Tribe’s policy (If your driver’s license is not issued from Idaho; a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from the state your driver’s license is issued, is required with your application.) This position closes 8/15/14. (Grade 20)

To apply: Recruitments for Entry Level Positions (Grade 15 and below) will require a completed Tribal application only. Recruitments for Professional Positions (Grade 16 and above) will require a completed Tribal application and resume. Please submit one application per position:

Nez Perce Tribe Human Resources Office
ATTN: Job Name & No.
P.O. Box 365
Lapwai, Idaho, 83540

Tribal Preference applies.