Job Description

This position plays a key role in the UCSRB team achieving organizational goals and objectives related to watershed restoration and integration of terrestrial/aquatic program initiatives. The ideal candidate will work at times independently and, at other times, in close coordination with other team members to provide technical and analytical support to other staff, Board members, the Regional Technical Team and other partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compile and evaluate project, and spatial and quantitative fish and habitat data to support planning and decision-making related to Recovery Plan implementation;
  • manage contractor refinement of a distributed hydrology soil vegetation model and associated decision support tool;
  • help maintain and support partner use of web-based tools and online databases, e.g. Snow2Flow, Salmon Recovery Portal;
  • coordinate meeting logistics and draft summaries of technical meetings and committees;
  • draft reports and technical documents; and
  • help manage habitat project information in online Salmon Recovery Portal, QA/QC records in the database, communicate with project sponsors to ensure correct information is uploaded, and export data as needed for reporting.
  • Master’s degree in hydrology, geomorphology, landscape ecology or related field and at least five years of related experience.
  • Proficient in the use of ArcGIS online and all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to actively engage with other UCSRB team members and regional partners.
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills.

This position is 30 – 40 hours/week with full benefits.  The pay for this position is $62,000-75,000 (at 40 hours) based on experience.


Position open until filled. Please submit resume, cover letter and three references to Call Melody Kreimes, 509-888-0321 with any questions.

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